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Aug 30, 2017

Advancing data-driven surgery: Mauna Kea adds endomicroscope intelligence to robotic surgery toolkit

Mauna Kea adds endomicroscope intelligence to robotic surgery toolkit 

By John Brosky, Contributing Writer, BioWorld MedTech

PARIS – The Food and Drug Administration granted 510(k) clearance to Paris-based Mauna Kea Technologies SA to apply the Celioflex UHD confocal miniprobes in robotic-assisted surgery procedures. 

The first utilization for a microscopic view during robotic surgery is expected to be for optical biopsies, enabling a surgeon to define margins around cancerous tissue in real time, Mauna Kea founder and CEO Sasha Loiseau told BioWorld MedTech