Technology > Surgical technology

Medtech start-up brings sustainable disinfection solution to Australia

16 December, 2020

An innovative, sustainable disinfection technology that uses UV-C light to disinfect ultrasound probes and cables is now available in Australia.

New technique stimulates relief for chronic pain sufferers

10 November, 2020

A multicentre randomised controlled trial has demonstrated the importance of a new spinal cord stimulation technique in providing back pain relief compared with conventional therapy.

Implanted device brings movement hope to paralysis patients

05 November, 2020

Thanks to the implantation of a tiny device, patients with upper limb paralysis are now able to text, email and shop online.

Mobile lifting robot transfers and rehabilitates patients

07 October, 2020

The PTR Robot is reported to be the first mobile, intelligent robot solution that can flexibly move around in the healthcare and nursing sectors.

Wearable solution to prevent workplace shoulder injuries

02 October, 2020

Soter Analytics has launched SoterCoach — a wearable solution designed to prevent injuries in the workplace.

MEDICAL FAIR ASIA 2020 goes digital

22 September, 2020

The event will offer a purpose-built online B2B experience for manufacturers, suppliers, distributors and trade buyers from the medical and healthcare sector to conduct business.

Robotic process automation in health care

14 September, 2020 by Daniel Pullen*

Let's see how automation has helped healthcare services manage the influx of demands brought about by COVID-19...

Accelerated high-res genotyping improves donor matching

01 September, 2020

PathWest Laboratory Medicine WA has dramatically increased stem cell donor availability at faster speed and cheaper cost.

Miniature devices for future imaging

15 May, 2020

Researchers at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, have created tiny devices that could be developed into safe, high-resolution imaging technology.

Robots give surgeons superhuman stability and precision

07 May, 2020

Although they are not yet operating autonomously, robots are nevertheless commonly used in the operating theatre today.

How 3D printing can equip healthcare workers for the pandemic frontline

23 April, 2020

Konica Minolta Australia is working with partners and customers to 3D print essential items that are needed on the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Remote robotic surgery in our sights

21 April, 2020

Research presented at this year's International Stroke Conference reported success using a robotic system specifically adapted for neurovascular procedures.

Advantech AVAS-400 Series UHD Video Recorder

01 April, 2020

These devices are designed for surgery centres, operating rooms and training facilities that use 4K UHD cameras and display monitors for surgical operations, post-surgery reviews and research.

Future-ready solutions at MEDICAL FAIR ASIA

04 March, 2020

The three-day exhibition is set to showcase more than 12,000 healthcare products and innovations for the hospital, diagnostic, pharmaceutical, medical and rehabilitation sectors.

Robot-assisted microsurgery in The Netherlands

19 February, 2020

A team of plastic surgeons from Maastricht UMC + in The Netherlands has successfully carried out super microsurgical procedures with the help of robotic technology.

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