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Neocis Inc. Robot Surpasses 10,000 Dental Implants Placed

Neocis, Inc. announced that clinicians have successfully placed over 10,000 dental implants using the Yomi® dental robotic platform. Yomi® is the first and only FDA-cleared robot assisted dental surgery system designed to provide assistance in preoperative and intraoperative phases of dental implant surgery. It gained FDA clearance for dental implant procedures in 2016 and further

Ethicon’s Monarch Surgical Robot for Urological Procedures Receives FDA Clearance

Today, J&J’s Ethicon announced that its robotic surgery platform, Monarch, officially received FDA 510(k) clearance. Ethicon’s Auris Health subsidy received the FDA clearance for Monarch for its endourological procedures. Officials of Ethicon say it is now the first and only multispecialty, flexible robotic solution for use in bronchoscopy and urology, respectively.  Ethicon stated in a

Demand for Overdentures Set to Meet The Rise of Global Aging Population

According to the United Nations, the global population aged 65 or older is growing at a significantly faster rate in comparison to any other age group. One in six people will be over the age of 65 by 2050, and parallel to the growth of the geriatric demographic, the demand for overdentures has skyrocketed in

Abbott Announces World’s First Implant of Dual-Chamber Leadless Pacemaker

As part of a pivotal clinical study, Abbott officially announced the world’s first patient implants of a dual-chamber leadless pacemaker, aptly named AVEIR DRi2i™. This implant of the investigational Aveir™ represents a technological milestone for leadless pacing and is the first seen within the trial.  Patients who experience a slower heart rate are eligible to

Everything You Need to Know About the Global Autotransfusion Device Market

iData’s full report suite on the global market for autotransfusion devices includes disposable materials and capital equipment. Disposable devices are typically sold in a kit and can include a wash kit, suction/anticoagulant line and a blood collection reservoir. The capital equipment market includes autotransfusion machines. Overall, the global autotransfusion device market was valued at $224.9

Discussion: Did COVID Aid in The Outpatient TAVR Trend?

With consideration of pandemic strains on healthcare systems worldwide, seven centers in the U.S., U.K., and Canada have opted to attempt same-day discharge (SDD) with hopes of maintaining transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) volumes whilst preserving hospital resources during COVID-19 case surges. According to MedPage, after a 17 month trial, 5.9% of 2,100 patients who

Neocis Inc. Robot Surpasses 10,000 Dental Implants Placed

Neocis, Inc. announced that clinicians have successfully placed over 10,000 dental implants using the Yomi® dental robotic platform. Yomi® is the first and only FDA-cleared robot assisted dental surgery system designed to provide assistance in preoperative and intraoperative phases of dental implant surgery. It gained FDA clearance for dental implant procedures in 2016 and further

Demand for Overdentures Set to Meet The Rise of Global Aging Population

According to the United Nations, the global population aged 65 or older is growing at a significantly faster rate in comparison to any other age group. One in six people will be over the age of 65 by 2050, and parallel to the growth of the geriatric demographic, the demand for overdentures has skyrocketed in

Global Dentistry Leader, Dentsply Sirona to Partner with Google Cloud.

Recently announced: global dentistry leader, Dentsply Sirona, has announced that it is taking a number of steps to improve digital workflows designed to benefit dentists, dental laboratories, and patients. As these steps towards improvement are implemented, a new partnership has arisen. Dentsply Sirona has voiced its partnership with Google Cloud and the launch of a

What Is Causing an Increase in the U.S. Arthroscopic Device Market?

Arthroscopy is one of the most common out-patient procedures. In recent years, there has been an increasing number of arthroscopies being performed in physician-owned ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs). Previously the U.S. arthroscopic device market was valued at nearly $1.5 billion and is expected to reach $2.1 billion by 2025. What is causing the market to

FDA Clears Catalyst OrthoScience Reverse Shoulder System

Catalyst OrthoScience Inc., a medical device company focused on the upper extremity orthopedics market, has received clearance from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) to market its reverse shoulder system. Catalyst’s reverse shoulder system is a single-tray arthroplasty system that is made to combine beneficial and evidence-based attributes of reverse shoulder arthroplasty design. The

Osso VR Partnering with MicroPort Orthopedics to Provide VR Training Module for Hip and Knee System

Osso VR has been providing a virtual surgical training platform to provide an education to medical students who are currently unable to receive in-person training due to COVID-19. They have recently partnered with MicroPort Orthopedics, to provide students with an opportunity to take part in VR training of the surgical techniques used by MicroPort. The

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