First Mazor, next Hugo – Hear Medtronic’s plans to compete in surgical robotics
In this episode, two of the executives leading Medtronic’s push into robotics surgery update listeners on the progress and potential of Medtronic’s MAZOR X Stealth and Hugo RAS system platforms.
Megan Rosengarten, president of surgical robotics, says HUGO is poised to deliver surgeons newfound capabilities and options. The company hopes to begin selling the system later this year after filing for a CE Mark in Europe and an IDE with the US Food and Drug Administration.
Chris Newmarker, executive editor of life sciences at MassDevice, delivers this week’s Newmarker’s Newsmakers including reports from Neuroelectrics, Medtronic, and Apple. Danielle Kirsh, senior editor, also updates listeners on her recent report on four catheter-based devices to watch for this year.
Also, an update from our underground medtech analyst – Barry the Groundhog.