Surgical Intel Startup Theator To Work With Mayo Clinic On Education, Training
The Mayo Clinic's urology and gynecology departments will integrate Theator’s surgical intel platform to raise standards of surgical care.
July 27, 2021
UK Group Buys Israeli Developer Of Algae-Based Medical Solutions Sealantis For $25M
Sealantis develops innovative products based on a proprietary platform of alga-mimetic tissue adhesives, for a wide variety of applications and clinical needs in internal surgery.
February 04, 2019
Insightec Gets FDA Approval For Non-Invasive MRI-Guided Ultrasound Tech
The company's Exablate Neuro, which uses focused ultrasound to precisely target and ablate tissue deep within the brain with no incisions, will now be compatible with a number of MRI scanners.
October 02, 2018
US Surgical Robotics Firm Acquires Israeli Medtech Company MST
TransEnterix Inc, an American medical device company, is buying Medical Surgery Technologies Ltd (MST) in a cash and stock transaction valued at some $32 million.
September 24, 2018
Israeli Company Developing AR/VR Vision Capabilities For Surgeons Raises $11.5M
Beyeonics Surgical Ltd, a subsidiary of Israel's Elbit Systems, says it will use the funds to expand product development, include additional surgical applications and to accelerate commercialization.
June 13, 2018
Inspired By Israeli Air Force Simulators, Former Pilots Develop 3D Brain Simulator for Surgeons
Brain surgeons are adopting Israeli flight simulation technology to visualize and prepare for complex micro-surgical procedures in 3D.
December 25, 2014
Israeli 3D Printing Makes Life-Saving Blood Recycling Machine 96 Percent Cheaper
American-Israeli 3D printing giant Stratasys has partnered with British company Brightwake to make the production of a life-saving and religiously ethical blood recycling machine significantly cheaper.
May 07, 2014
Israeli Company Imitates Algae To Close Internal Incisions Efficiently
Have you ever tried using adhesive tape on a wet surface? Now imagine trying to find an adhesive to patch up a place that is always wet – inside the human body. Israeli company Sealantis has achieved this by mimicking a known sticky organism from under the sea.
November 27, 2013
New Israeli Tendon Helps Athletes Spring Back Into Action In No Time
If you're a professional athlete, the two most ominous words you can hear in regards to an injury are "career ending." A new Israeli development will reduce healing time significantly and help athletes get back in the game quicker.
August 25, 2013
InSightec’s Solution Will ‘Cook’ And Destroy Tumors In the Body
The excision of tumors from the body often means complicated surgery with serious risks. InSightec, an Israeli biotechnology company, is working on a product that could mean the destruction of tumors without a single incision by "cooking" tumors inside the body.
July 04, 2013
Pill Treatment Could Replace Tonsil-Removal Surgery
A study conducted at the Soroka Medical Center in Be'er Sheva has concluded that in cases of sleep apnea, surgery for tonsil-removal might not be necessary. The editor of the prestigious journal Pediatrics has called the research "eye opening."
September 20, 2012
‘Mazor Robotics’ Spine Surgery System Sold In California
Mazor Robotics, an Israeli company that develops surgical robots and complementary products for spine surgery, announced that the Tri-City Medical Center in Oceanside, California, purchased its Renaissance system. Renaissance, a surgical guidance system that is designed to enable surgeons to conduct spine surgeries in an accurate and secure manner, was launched in 2011. According to […]
February 24, 2012
Does Patient Personality Affect Success Of Operation?
A new research lead by Prof. Eitan Yaniv, head of the nose and sinus institute at the otolaryngology department at Beilinson Hospital in Israel, suggests that the communication style of a patient, which is a personal characteristic, influences the success of surgery.
January 10, 2012
Identical Twins Saved After Separation Inside Womb
Identical twins were separated in their mother's womb through an innovative treatment in Israel. The twins were dying when their 25-year-old mother arrived at Hadassah hospital in Jerusalem and were saved through a procedure that penetrated the uterus and separated the twins' shared blood vessels.
December 12, 2011
iPad App Lets Patients Watch Live Surgeries
Thanks to a technology developed in Israel, relatives will be able to view coronary catheterization of their loved ones on their iPads in real time and in high resolution. “This is the beginning of a new medical era,” said Prof. Ran Kornowsky, who initiated the project.
November 30, 2011