Tag: AR

First successful surgical procedure performed using HOLO Portal surgical guidance system

Surgalign has announced that its HOLO Portal surgical guidance system has officially entered clinical use, with the first procedure performed at Indiana Spine Hospital...

Augmedics adds former DePuy Synthes president to board of directors

Augmented reality (AR) surgical navigation firm, Augmedics, recently announced the appointment of Nadav Tomer as an independent director to the company’s board of directors. Tomer...

Robot-assisted and augmented reality-assisted thoracolumbar instrumentation “advantageous for both patients and...

Robot-assisted and augmented reality-assisted thoracolumbar instrumentation is advantageous for both patients and surgeons but, as the technology progresses and indications expand, it remains essential...

Augmented reality technology has a “bright future” in spine surgery

Alexander Satin, a spine surgeon at the Texas Back Institute (Frisco, USA), speaks to Spinal News International about the reasons why he uses augmented...

Neo Medical closes US$20.6M financing round

Neo Medical has announced the closure of a US$20.6M financing round, the proceeds of which will be used to support the accelerated commercial deployment, with...

Surgalign receives FDA clearance for AI-driven HOLO Portal system for spine...

Surgalign Holdings has announced that it has received US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for its HOLO Portal surgical guidance system for...

UC San Diego Health ‘first in region’ to utilise augmented reality...

Spine surgeons at UC San Diego Health (San Diego, USA) have begun using augmented reality (AR) headsets that give them 'X-ray vision' during procedures...
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Wearable devices utilising augmented reality will “disrupt the surgical landscape”

With the introduction of new wearables designed for intraoperative use, such as the Hololens (Microsoft) head-up display, there has been considerable interest in bringing...