Origami Surgical gains FDA clearance for robotic suturing devices

(Image courtesy of Origami Surgical)

Origami Surgical today announced that the FDA has granted 510(k) clearance for three new types of sutures for its StitchKit robotic surgery platform.

The company describes StitchKit as a patented suture delivery and retrieval system designed so sutures are efficiently inserted and needles are safely removed from the surgical field. StitchKit also allows the robotic surgeon to manage all aspects of suture use and needle disposal without the need for an assistant, according to the Madison, N.J.-based company.

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