Standardising excellence in robotic surgery – this time it’s personal

In surgical robotics, training has traditionally followed a volume-based approach, with surgeons needing to spend a certain number of hours learning new skills. A fresh approach, focused on collecting data and personalised learning curves is leading to a smarter, faster, more personal pathway to proficiency – and helping to standardise care for patients. How evolving … Read more

Creating deep partnerships – the key to market launch success

Over the last year, CMR Surgical has announced some major new market milestones at CMR – including our launches into the highly advanced markets of Hong Kong and Brazil. These are of course moments to celebrate as we continue to scale-up globally; however, as any of our colleagues across the territories will tell you – … Read more

I set up a robotics programme and you can too

The first patients to have received robotic-assisted surgery at Watford General Hospital, part of the The West Hertfordshire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (WHTH), are already on their way to a quicker recovery at home. This is an incredible moment for everyone involved. These first procedures represent the beginning of a new era in modern medicine … Read more

The pioneer laparoscopic surgeon from Delhi

It is no exaggeration to claim that Prof Pradeep Chowbey is a surgical pioneer. He championed minimal access surgery (MAS) when his colleagues were not convinced. He has been Surgeon to five Indian Presidents, the Indian Armed Forces and has even operated on His Holiness The Dalai Lama. Prof Chowbey spoke to us about his … Read more

Enabling more Minimal Access Surgery

Enabling more Minimal Access Surgery: why versatility really matters

To understand why versatility matters so much in surgical robotics, you first have to ask a bigger question. Why, after 30 years of laparoscopy, are 50% of patients, that could benefit from laparoscopy, still getting open surgery? We know that for many surgeons manual laparoscopy can be highly complex to perform. It is really challenging … Read more

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