Surgery

NHS patients to access world-leading laser beam surgery to prevent epileptic seizures 

The NHS is to roll out a ‘game-changing’ new laser beam therapy next month to help reduce seizures for patients with epilepsy.  The cutting-edge fibre optic laser therapy, known as Laser Interstitial Thermal Therapy (LITT), targets the part...

First dental surgical navigation system to receive EU MDR certification 

X-Nav Technologies has announced that the X-Guide Dynamic 3D Surgical Navigation System is the first of its kind to receive certification under the European Union Medical Device Regulation 2017/745, commonly referred to as EU MDR.  The EU MDR is one of...

Scottish company makes key global breakthrough in robot-assisted heart surgery  

A Glasgow-based company has played a leading role in bringing the world’s first robotic aortic valve replacement through a tiny incision in the neck significantly closer to reality.    CardioPrecision – a specialist in less...

Dental robotics leader Neocis secures US$20M in funding 

Neocis, a global leader in robot-assisted dental implant surgery, has announced that the company has raised US$20M in additional funding.    Neocis manufactures and markets Yomi, dentistry’s first and only robotic surgical system...

Intuitive’s da Vinci single-port surgical system receives CE Mark

Intuitive, a global technology leader in minimally invasive care and the pioneer of robotic-assisted surgery, announced that the da Vinci Single-Port (SP) surgical system has received CE mark approval for use in Europe for endoscopic abdominopelvic,...

Surgeons use HoloCare’s mixed reality platform to visualise a patient’s liver.  

Norwegian HealthTech startup HoloCare scales its commercial footprint across Europe, following UKCA and CE certification. The mixed reality and AI-powered platform will initially launch in five hospitals to support pre-surgical planning.   ...

Rotenburg Hospital becomes the latest to adopt Versius 

CMR Surgical, a global surgical robotics business, announced that Kreiskrankenhaus Rotenburg, Germany has become the latest hospital in Germany to adopt the next-generation surgical robotic system, Versius.  Introducing robotic surgery for the first...

The drain management solution set to revolutionise post-surgical care 

Invisi-Drain stands as a pioneering solution in post-surgical care, delivering a transformative approach that alleviates the burdens associated with other drain management solutions. It offers discreet functionality, facilitates convenient showering,...

Allied Digestive Health adopts Suki AI solution to improve gastroenterology work 

Suki, a provider of voice Artificial Intelligence-powered healthcare solutions, announced a partnership with Allied Digestive Health (ADH), the third-largest gastroenterology organisation in the US. Comprised of over 200 gastroenterologists, pathologists,...

NHS staff call for ‘long overdue’ investment in HealthTech 

According to new research from BT, NHS staff have joined a chorus of voices calling for the rapid rollout of digital technology to tackle growing wait times for diagnosis and treatment, as concerns mount around existing targets to reduce hospital waiting...

Leading healthcare organisations unite to improve women’s health equity

Over 40 leading organisations, including Ferring, UCB, Roche, GE Healthcare, SAP, Salesforce, Tech Mahindra and Microsoft, have signed an open letter urging improved gender equity in global healthcare. The letter, which was shared at the World Economic...

Q&A: John Klepper, CEO, Pipra 

Pipra AG has developed life-changing Artificial Intelligence to prevent postoperative delirium (POD), a condition prevalent in those over 60 who undergo routine surgery, however, a huge 70% of cases go undiagnosed. With our ageing population, more and more...