Cydar Medical, Medtronic treat first patient in AI mapping collaboration

Cydar Medical today announced the successful treatment of the first patient in a strategic collaboration with Medtronic (NYSE: MDT) + .

The collaboration spans 40 sites across the U.S., UK and Europe, integrating the Cydar Maps software with Medtronic services and case support. The collaboration aims to improve patient care and efficiency with AI-based solutions placed into the clinical environment.

Cydar and Medtronic entered into the collaboration in April 2022. The company also has a strategic partnership with Philips.

Dr. George Pontikis treated the first patient in the pilot program at Edward Hospital in Illinois. He said the technology helped to navigate complex vascular procedures with greater precision.

UK-based Cydar developed its Cydar Maps platform to transform the dissemination of information to clinicians in image-guided minimally invasive surgery. The company designed it to simplify complexit…

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Philips adds cloud-based AI, 3D mapping to its image-guided therapy system

[Image from Philips]Royal Philips (NYSE:PHG) announced today that it expanded the capabilities for its Zenition image-guided therapy mobile C-arm system.

Amsterdam-based Philips signed a strategic partnership with UK-based Cydar, a provider of cloud-based procedure maps software for planning and guiding surgery in real-time, to enhance clinical accuracy and efficiency and improve outcomes for patients undergoing endovascular treatment.

Philips said in a news release that the Zenition mobile C-arm system combines image capture, processing, ease-of-use and versatility to maximize operating room performance, while the integration of Cydar EV Maps software into the platform will add extended procedure planning and real-time 3D guidance capabilities.

Cydar’s EV Maps assists in planning, real-time guidance and post-procedure review for endovascular surgery, bringing cloud-based AI and computer vision to mobile surgery to reduce radiation exposure, fluorosco…

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