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FDA Clears First-of-its-Kind Robotic Imaging System

Jan. 24, 2018

Massachusetts devicemaker Medrobotics achieved 510(k) clearance for its Flex Robotic System.

The system includes two working channels to accept a wide variety of surgical and interventional instruments. It is the “world’s first and only flexible transabdominal and transthoracic robotic scope,” the company said.

The system provides robot-assisted visual imagining during general, gynecological and thoracic surgical procedures, enabling minimally invasive treatments.

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