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AI for Measuring Blood Loss

December 4, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Guass uses AI to estimate blood loss
Unless you’re interested in the business side of surgical suppliers, you can skip the [MORE]

Precise Needle Navigation

November 27, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

XACT Robotics needle steering and insertion system
Invasive surgery depends on steady hands, but even the steadiest might have trouble compensating [MORE]

A Portable OR

March 20, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

MIT Sally Miller SurgiBox
MIT graduate student Sally Miller took a 43 year old idea and reinvented it. The idea was [MORE]

Camera that Sees through the Body

February 27, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Human Body Illuminated
“Experts have integrated thousands of single photon detectors onto a silicon chip, similar to that found in a [MORE]

3-D Medical Imaging

December 5, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

EchoPixel True3D
“EchoPixel, a company in Mountain View, California, hopes to bridge the gap [between what a surgeon sees on a [MORE]

Robotic Microsuturing

November 7, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Microsure Robot
Swelling is a dangerous complication of breast cancer and reconstruction surgery. This can be ameliorated by reconnecting lymph and [MORE]

More on 3-D Printed Hard Implant

October 3, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

3-D Cranial Implant
Since the US FDA first approved 3-D printed implants for clinical use in 2013, hundreds of procedures have [MORE]

Harvard’s Robotic Arm for Endoscopic Surgery

September 5, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Soft Robotic Arm for Endoscopic Exam
Quoting directly: “We were able to design a device that can lie flat when the [MORE]

Photoacoustic Imaging of Tumor Margins

July 25, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Breast Surgery
Because breast tissue has relatively high optical contrast, laser light can penetrate deeply to find tumor margins during surgery. [MORE]

Hospital Metrics: Targets for Improvement

June 20, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Scott Becker, J.D., C.P.A.
“The list king,” Scott Becker, has another of his insightful listings of hospital metrics—this one, 230 hospital [MORE]

Doppler Ultrasound to Detect Blood Clots

June 6, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Sonavex Ultrasound
Doppler ultrasound generates frequencies that are amplified when a transducer moves over an artery or vein. A blockage changes [MORE]

Implant for Tissue Restoration in Rotator Cuff

May 30, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Patch for Rotator Cuff with Staples
Four tendons hold shoulder muscles to the bone. Tears in one or more of those [MORE]

MR Guided Focused Ultrasound for Surgery

May 30, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Insightec’s Exablate Neuro
Beyond minimally invasive surgery there is non-invasive surgery, as this piece describes: “By focusing ultrasound waves on a [MORE]

“Smart Tissue Autonomous Robot”

April 18, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Robotic Surgery
In soft tissue surgery, the tissue can deform or become covered in blood obscuring what the surgeon is doing. [MORE]