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Operating Room

Michigan woman who contracted COVID-19 from lung transplant dies
The case has led to calls for testing samples from deep in the respiratory tract, as well as nose and throat
First Versius surgical robotic system installed in Germany
The country is one of the largest European markets for surgical robotics
Fujifilm offers discounted pricing for endoscopes to Vizient members
Access includes entire endoscope and endosurgery portfolio
Interventional and surgical X-ray equipment markets plummeted in 2020
Insights from the market analysts at Signify Research
AI tool in development predicts prostate cancer recurrence risk
RadClip could help physicians personalize individual treatment plans
BU researchers indicate need to address adverse event risks in interventional radiology
Many adverse events in interventional radiology are preventable
Corindus unveils automated robotic movements for CorPath GRX System
The movements replicate manual techniques of skilled interventionalists and are expected to reduce procedure time
AI and neuroimaging research on surgical skill scores $2.2 million funding
The research is geared toward improving surgeons' skills.
GE showcases new 3D C-arm technology among other new solutions at RSNA
OEC 3D provides surgeons with 2D and 3D view of a patient's anatomy
Accuray partners with Brainlab on CyberKnife neuro-radiosurgery
Will incorporate Snke OS and Quentry software to expand capabilities
Henry Ford Allegiance Health opens advanced hybrid operating room
Eliminates need to transport patients for open-heart surgery
First-ever dual heart-lung transplant on COVID-19 patient performed at Vanderbilt
The virus damaged the patient’s lung and may have contributed further damage to his heart
New eyeglass shows fluoroscopic images directly to surgeons during procedures
May help reduce distractions, procedure time and radiation exposure
STERIS acquires Key Surgical for approximately $850 million
Expected to expand STERIS disinfection and surgical offerings worldwide
Siemens enters 10-year partnership with North Carolina health system
Will bring robotics and advanced imaging to WakeMed Health & Hospitals
Olympus inks exclusive U.S. distribution rights for Ultravision surgical smoke management system
The Alesi Surgical product controls aerosolized particles in laparoscopic surgery
Philips debuts next-generation Azurion image-guided therapy platform
Offers new 3D technology and optimizes clinical and operational lab performance
Robotic surgery shows promise for better mouth and throat cancer outcomes
Proportion of oropharyngeal cancer patients undergoing robotic surgery is on the rise

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Experts discuss the pros and cons of a valuable tool in the pediatric imaging tool kit

Products and preparation help lower sedation in pediatric imaging

Reducing anxiety for young patients doesn't only make them happier, it means more efficient care

Improving pediatric access to proton therapy

What's being done to make sure children are receiving the best cancer treatments possible?