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    Robotic-assisted surgery offers increased accuracy, efficiency and safety. However, as the technology becomes more complex, the risk of security breaches, network interruptions, latency and equipment failure need to be addressed, Semiconductor Engineering reported June 30.
  • Dr. Alan Daniels, Dr. Bryce Basques perform Rhode Island's 1st Mazor X Stealth surgery

    Alan Daniels, MD, and Bryce Basques, MD, who both practice out of Providence, R.I.-based University Hospital, performed the state's first spine surgery with the Mazor X Stealth edition platform.
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    From Globus Medical's new imaging system debut to Accelus' new leadership, here are seven key spine and robotics headlines to know from the second quarter of 2022:
  • Spine surgeons spotlight 4 key issues with robots

    Surgical robots entered the spine field in 2004, when the FDA cleared the Mazor SpineAssist to guide the placement of pedicle screws. Spine robots have come a long way since but are still very much in their infancy. Although most surgeons consider robots to play a key role in the future of spine surgery, there are challenges that need to be addressed. 
  • New Jersey health system adds spine robots

    Englewood (N.J.) Health became the first hospital in the state to add Globus Medical's Excelsius Ecosystem.
  • Dr. Andrew Wassef completes 1,000th robotic-assisted surgery

    Andrew Wassef, MD, completed his 1000th joint replacement surgery using Mako SmartRobotics technology. 
  • North Carolina health system adds Medtronic spine robot

    Statesville, N.C.-based Iredell Health System is bolstering its robotics services, adding Medtronic's Mazor X, according to a June 19 announcement in The Statesville Record and Landmark.

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