Medtronic robotic navigation system gets clearance for neurosurgery

Written by Alan Condon | December 18, 2019 | Print  |

The FDA cleared Medtronic's Stealth Autoguide system for neurosurgical procedures Dec. 18, reports Seeking Alpha.

Three insights:

1. Stealth Autoguide provides neurosurgeons with robotic-assisted positioning and trajectory guidance for cranial procedures.

2. The system aims to improve surgical workflow by providing real-time navigation and visualization of the robotic alignment.

3. Stealth Autoguide is cleared for biopsies, stereoelectroencephalography depth electrode placement and for positioning Medtronic's Visualase bone anchor, which is used for catheter placement.

More articles on robotics:
Johns Hopkins, Carrum partnership grows to spine surgery
New York spine surgeon sentenced to probation, house arrest — 4 insights
11 PE transactions in orthopedics in 2019

© Copyright ASC COMMUNICATIONS 2020. Interested in LINKING to or REPRINTING this content? View our policies here.

Featured Webinars

Featured Whitepapers