Medtronic hints at upcoming surgical robot

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Source: MassDevice

Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) won’t unveil its new robot-assisted surgery platform until the fall, but a recent announcement from the company offered a sneak peek at what’s coming.

The medical device giant yesterday disclosed a partnership with Karl Storz SE & Co. (Tuttlingen, Germany) to use Karl Storz’s three-dimensional vision systems and visualization components into Medtronic’s upcoming robot-assisted surgical platform.

“Visualization is critical to the successful execution of robotic-assisted surgeries and minimally invasive surgeries,” said Megan Rosengarten, VP and general manager of Medtronic’s surgical robotics business.

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