EndoQuest Robotics to install surgical robot system at Brigham and Women’s Hospital

[Image from EndoQuest’s website]EndoQuest Robotics announced today that its proprietary surgical robot system will be installed at a major Boston hospital.

Houston-based EndoQuest’s endoluminal surgical (ELS) system will be installed at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) in Boston.

It’s the world’s first endoluminal surgical robotic system for scar-free upper and lower gastrointestinal surgery, according to a news release. The platform makes it possible for therapeutic endoscopists and surgeons to operate through a trans-oral or trans-anal approach.

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EndoQuest describes its system as an innovative advance in minimally invasive surgery. It designed the ELS system to combine the flexibility of conventional endoscopy with the advantages of traditional surgical techniques.

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16 surgical robotics companies you need to know

Intuitive remains the dominant surgical robotics company, but corporations ranging from Medtronic to Vicarious Surgical look to compete. The Da Vinci Xi robotic surgery system. Intuitive continues to dominate the space. [Image courtesy of Intuitive]Robotic-assisted surgery remains one of the hottest spaces in medtech. Intuitive, which pioneered the field in the 1990s and early 2000s, continues to innovate. At the same time, a host of other companies are looking to compete.

Companies making headlines in the robotic surgery space over the past year include:

Company Robotic system(s) Intuitive Surgical Da Vinci Xi, Da Vinci X, Da Vinci SP, Ion Medtronic Hugo Johnson & Johnson Monarch, Velys, Ottava Stryker Mako Siemens Healthineers’ Corindus CorPath GRX Vicarious Surgical Beta 2 Titan Medical Enos Asensus Surgical Senhance Moon Surgical Maestro Momentus Surgical Anovo Virtual Incision MIRA Stereotaxis Genesis RMN, Vdrive, Niobe Monteris …
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