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Operating Room

GE showcases new 3D C-arm technology among other new solutions at RSNA
OEC 3D provides surgeons with 2D and 3D view of a patient's anatomy
Accuray partners with Brainlab on CyberKnife neuro-radiosurgery
Will incorporate Snke OS and Quentry software to expand capabilities
First-ever dual heart-lung transplant on COVID-19 patient performed at Vanderbilt
The virus damaged the patient’s lung and may have contributed further damage to his heart
Henry Ford Allegiance Health opens advanced hybrid operating room
Eliminates need to transport patients for open-heart surgery
New eyeglass shows fluoroscopic images directly to surgeons during procedures
May help reduce distractions, procedure time and radiation exposure
STERIS acquires Key Surgical for approximately $850 million
Expected to expand STERIS disinfection and surgical offerings worldwide
Siemens enters 10-year partnership with North Carolina health system
Will bring robotics and advanced imaging to WakeMed Health & Hospitals
Olympus inks exclusive U.S. distribution rights for Ultravision surgical smoke management system
The Alesi Surgical product controls aerosolized particles in laparoscopic surgery
Philips debuts next-generation Azurion image-guided therapy platform
Offers new 3D technology and optimizes clinical and operational lab performance
Robotic surgery shows promise for better mouth and throat cancer outcomes
Proportion of oropharyngeal cancer patients undergoing robotic surgery is on the rise
Imricor to collab with Philips on sale of its Advantage-MR System
Expected to help drive interventional cardiovascular MR (iCMR) lab adoption
Lifelike simulations show that augmented reality could save lives in war zones
Enabling complex procedures to be performed on the battlefield with remote, expert guidance
Private radiologists struggling to stay afloat amid COVID-19
Seeing 40% – 90% decreases in examination volumes
The genesis and evolution of Systems Integration in the OR
Seeing it all, all at once - Insights from Devon Bream, global vice president of endoscopy and general manager of systems integration at FUJIFILM Medical Systems
Robotic PCI exposes patients to 20% less radiation, says new study
Could help create safer procedure environment and lower long-term risks
Outpatient visits have dropped by close to 60% during COVID-19 pandemic
Highest declines in New England and mid-Atlantic regions
CMS issues guidelines for resuming non-COVID-19 elective care
States considering resuming non-emergency procedures
Outpatient elective surgeries to resume under Trump recovery plan
May be performed by facilities adhering to CMS guidelines

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