The company formerly known as Google Life Sciences is one of the firms behind Verb Surgical Inc, which will develop advanced surgical robots. This promises to be just the first of Verily's medical and academic partnerships
Surgeons use robot to operate inside eye in world first
#Therapy #NHS Surgeons use robot to operate inside eye in world first Photograph: Oxford University Hospitals NHS/PA ... MacLaren said: “This will help to develop novel surgical treatments for blindness, such as gene therapy and stem cells, which need to be inserted under the retina with a high degree of precision.” The ... https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2016/sep/10/robot-eye-operation-world-first-oxford-john-radcliffe
UAB’s ROSA robot guides new epilepsy procedure | A new surgical robot helps UAB physicians add a new technique for preparing for epilepsy surgery. [The Future of Medicine: http://futuristicnews.com/tag/future-medicine/ Robotics: http://futuristicnews.com/category/future-robots/]
Peering under your skin: the future of surgical robotics is virtual
The future of robotics in surgery will involve an increasingly powerful virtual environment, where surgeons are able to see through the body and potentially work side by side with autonomous robotic assistants.