What Could Robotic Surgery Look Like in the Next Decade and Beyond?

The growth expected for robotic surgery is astounding. Allied Markets Research predicts demand could reach $98,737.0 million by 2024. The prospects for such surgery will be examined in the upcoming BIOMEDevice San Jose panel discussion What's Next for Robotic Surgery? to be held December 5. Participants include David Fischel, chairman and CEO at Stereotaxis; John H. Kirk, surgeon at St. Helena Women's Center; Javad Mokhbery, CEO and founder at FUTEK Advanced Sensor Technology; and Scott Thielman, CTO at Product Creation Studio, who will moderate the discussion. Thielman holds a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from the University of Washington and is a licensed professional engineer, and he has participated in all aspects of product development for clients. “I’m excited about the panel composition,” Thielman told MD+DI. “We have the CEO/investor of an amazing intra-vascular robotic system (Fischel from StereoTaxis), we have the CEO/founder of an advanced sensor company (Mokhbery from FUTEK), and we have an expert surgical robotic practitioner (physician Kirk at Saint Helena Women’s Center). This cuts across the areas that will drive innovation in this space. It’s a race for advanced surgery systems to apply cutting-edge technologies to better meet the needs of the users, so I’ve got a representative at each of these touchpoints.&...
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