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Autonomous robotic laparoscopic surgery for intestinal anastomosis

Autonomous robotic surgery systems can improve efficiency, safety, and consistency. A recent paper proposes a method to perform autonomous robotic laparoscopic surgery for small bowel anastomosis. A laparoscopic operating theatre. Image credit: Dr. Jayesh Amin via Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0 Firstly, the enhanced autonomy necessary to perform this operation is achieved using the Smart Tissue Autonomous Robot. The operator only has to ...

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Medical Fintech Startup PayZen Raises $15M To Grow ‘Care Now, Pay Later’ Model

Medical fintech startup PayZen raised $15 million in a Series A round to expand its “care now, pay later” model for hospitals and patients in the United States. The round, announced Wednesday and led by SignalFire, included participation from Link Ventures and 7Wire Ventures alongside previous investors Viola Ventures and Picus Capital. The funding brings the startup’s total investments to ...

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Welcome to the new category!

Picture by Michael Longmire. Greetings to our fellow readers!  We decided to expand the scope of the topics which we cover on the BroadBrained and will get an additional focus on biotechnology, medicine and related areas at the intersection of different disciplines. These areas of science brought into our life plenty of useful things. For instance, an automated blood pressure ...

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