Tag: robot-assisted

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...

Corindus relocates Massachusetts headquarters to accommodate company growth

Corindus, a Siemens Healthineers company, announced today the opening of its new headquarters at 275 Grove Street in Newton, USA. Siemens Healthineers relocated the...
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...

Episode 4: Potential benefits offered by robotics must be factored into...

In the fourth and final instalment of a NeuroNews video series, Jeffrey Saver (University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, USA)...

Episode 3: Is patient harm the most significant ethical challenge in...

Jeffrey Saver (University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, USA) details what he feels is the “greatest concern” when it comes...

Episode 2: Why conflicts of interest may pose problems for neurointerventionists...

Jeffrey Saver (University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, USA) highlights financial benefits, the phenomenon of ‘training time bias’, and a...

Episode 1: Informed patient consent and other pressing ethical issues in...

In the first instalment of a four-part video series on NeuroNews, Jeffrey Saver (University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, USA)...

Lack of evidence among challenges that must be overcome to realise...

In spite of the clinical successes observed to date, a lack of high-level safety and efficacy evidence, among other current challenges and limitations, must...

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...