Tag: remote care

MIT engineers develop joystick-operated robot to help surgeons treat stroke remotely

Engineers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, USA have developed a telerobotic system to enable surgeons to quickly and remotely treat...
robotics stroke treatment

Why robotics holds the key to the future of stroke treatment

Vitor Pereira and Nicole Cancelliere (St Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, Canada) outline recent breakthroughs in the deployment of robotics for neurointerventional procedures and discuss future...

Few cases and short timeframe required to overcome learning curve with...

A retrospective analysis of a prospectively maintained database has found that robot-assisted carotid artery stenting (CAS) is both safe and effective. Writing in Neurosurgical...
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SNIS 2021: Remote stroke interventions raise several unique ethical challenges

At the Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery’s 18th annual meeting (SNIS; July 26–29 2021, Colorado Springs, USA and virtual), Jeffrey Saver, professor of Neurology at...
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Stroke and heart condition patients want virtual healthcare to continue post...

After speaking with experts, reviewing current evidence, surveying people living with stroke or a heart condition, and funding a telephone poll of Canadians, the...