Researchers are developing a wearable robotic system for minimally invasive surgery, that will offer surgeons natural and dexterous movement as well as the ability to ‘sense’, ‘see’, control and safely navigate through the surgical environment. more

May 11, 2017 9:00 AM Technology

Royal Philips, a provider of integrated image-guided therapy solutions has announced that it is developing an industry-first augmented-reality (AR) surgical navigation piece of technology. more

Jan 12, 2017 11:55 AM News

A company specialising in virtual surgical training have released a new simulation focusing on patient-specific knee implants. more

Oct 13, 2016 3:20 PM News

A new form of surgical device has been created by tissue repair device developer Zipline Medical which could potentially offer surgeons solutions over traditional metal staples. more

Sep 13, 2016 12:10 PM Devices

Dr Thomas Frame and Dr Thomas Harle from Fourth State Medicine (4SM) speak to MPN about business achievements and industry innovations. more

Jun 8, 2016 2:04 PM Opinion

DSM explains how its elastomer is being put to use in medical gowns to protect against hospital-acquired infections more

May 9, 2016 10:30 AM Opinion

This infographic from Bain & Company looks at what happens when the forces of the healthcare market start to impact the medtech sector more

Feb 11, 2016 11:56 AM

Patients in England will soon have access to publicly-funded hand transplant procedures more

Feb 1, 2016 12:01 PM News

Cipher Surgery’s updated copolyester OpClear device allows surgeons to clean laparoscopes during surgery without having to remove them from the patient more

Nov 11, 2015 4:41 PM Devices

Stratasys 3D printers have been used by Nicklaus Children’s Hospital to print the life-like anatomical heart of 5-year-old Mia Gonzalez more

Oct 14, 2015 12:16 PM News

A 3D printed model of a trachea helped surgeons perform a more accurate surgical procedure on a child at Great Ormond Street Hospital more

Oct 6, 2015 11:11 AM News

As additive manufacturing continues to innovate and disrupt, Scott Rader, head of medical solutions at Stratasys, discusses the technology’s growing role within the healthcare industry more

Sep 14, 2015 2:56 PM Opinion

A six-year-old boy suffering from brittle bone disease can stand again as a result of surgery using 3D technology more

Sep 8, 2015 12:02 PM News

The Ostom-i Alert device by 11health to help over 20,000 patients in the UK that undergo stoma surgery every year more

Sep 1, 2015 3:06 PM Devices

Plymouth-based, Preceptis Medical has created a device to deliver easier ear surgery to children more

Aug 21, 2015 9:00 AM Devices

Galway medical device firm Vivasure has raised €700,000 in fresh funding from existing backers more

Aug 19, 2015 9:00 AM News

Episurf Medical, a Swedish medical device technology company has established a UK subsidiary, to help with expansion plans more

Aug 3, 2015 11:26 AM News

Tiny mechanical wrist could give needlescopic surgery a new degree of dexterity more

Jul 27, 2015 1:44 PM News