Robotic Surgical Assistants: New Robot Controls and Operating Methodology Allow Robots to Assist SurgeonsJuly 15, 2010 7:06 am | by Adept Technology | Articles | Comments
Robots have been assisting surgeons since 1985 for remote surgery, unmanned surgery and minimally invasive surgery. Robotic surgical assistance has many advantages including smaller incisions, decreased blood loss, less pain, quicker healing time and the ability to pinpoint locations very precisely. Automated systems that support surgeons in procedures such as the implantation of prosthetics used in hip replacements are becoming a more common fixture in the operating room.
TREK Inc., a designer and manufacturer of high-voltage power amplifiers and high-performance electrostatic instrumentation, introduced its 2200 Series of 40 Watt high voltage amplifiers.
TEKO have extended their TEKBOX enclosures range to include sealed versions rated IP65, similar to NEMA 4. As a result, these modern hand-held enclosures can now be used in harsher industrial environments.
Solvay Advanced Polymers, LLC is partnering with Entegris Inc.’s TEGO Polymers unit to develop and market advanced carbon nanotube-enhanced PEEK products suited for a range of emerging applications in the medical industry.
Peking University People's Hospital Partners with IBM to Build China's First Evidence-Based Patient Centric Care SystemJuly 15, 2010 6:35 am | by IBM | News | Comments
IBM and Peking University People's Hospital (People's Hospital) have built an evidence-based patient centric care (ePC3) system to enable cooperation and resource sharing among medical services providers for improved patient care.
IBM today announced plans to enlist some of the company's leading scientists and technologists to help medical practitioners and insurance companies provide high-quality, evidence-based care to patients. As part of this initiative, IBM is collaborating with clinicians in numerous medical...
BioMimetic Therapeutics will offer $42.5 million in common stock to the public, the biotechnology company said Thursday.The 5 million shares are being sold for $8.50 apiece, marking a 7 percent discount from Wednesday's closing price of $9.16.Shares in BioMimetic Therapeutics Inc. slipped 17...
Leisureworld Senior Care Corporation (TSX: LW) today announced that the Company's dividend for July, 2010 will be $0.0708 per share, representing $0.85 per share on an annualized basis. Payment will be made on August 16, 2010 to shareholders of record July 30, 2010.About LeisureworldLeisureworld is...
ST. LOUIS , July 14 /- Young Innovations, Inc. (Nasdaq: YDNT ) today announced that it will broadcast its second quarter earnings results with a live and on-demand web cast conference call on Wednesday, July 21, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. Central Time . A live audio broadcast of the call will be...
(University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center) The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center remains the leading hospital in the nation for cancer care for the fourth year straight, according to the annual "Best Hospitals" survey published by US News & World Report.
PITTSBURGH , July 14 /- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL ) today announced that its subsidiary Matrix Laboratories Limited has received final approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Nabumetone Tablets USP, 500 mg and 750 mg. The...
Acton-based Psychemedics Corp., a substance abuse screening firm, has signed a deal with U.K.-based LGC Ltd., granting the British analytical and diagnostic services firm sales and marketing responsibilities in the U.K. and Europe for Psychemedics' hair analysis drug test.
Elma Electronic Systems division, a leading supplier of embedded products and systems solutions built on open standards-based platforms like CompactPCI, ATCA, VME and VPX, now offers the 6211 cPCI RAIDStor with up to 1.2 TB in a single cPCI slot or 2.4 TB with two slots.
A new modular steel-tape rotary encoder from RSF Elektronik is now available for measurement applications with diameters of 6 inches (150 mm) to 6 feet (~2 m).
Quadrant’s Techtron PPS enables BioChem Fluidics, a leading micro-pump manufacturer, to provide the broadest possible performance range for their line of micro-pumps.