Global Robotic MedTech Forum unveils latest advancements in robotic surgery

Global Robotic MedTech Forum unveils latest advancements in robotic surgery

Dubai’s first Global Robotic MedTech Forum, hosted by the US Society of Robotic Surgery and Crescent Healthcare, convened UAE Ministers and Deputy Ministers, government officials and healthcare professionals today to unveil the latest advancements in robotic surgery.

Held at the One and Only Royal Mirage, the event hosted world-renowned pioneering visionaries and surgeons who have been leading the development of revolutionary medical processes and devices.

The agenda included keynotes, presentations, panel discussions and an unveiling ceremony of XCath endovascular, an innovative system designed to revolutionize endovascular procedures.

Around 27 world-leading speakers and panellists delivered insightful presentations on key topics surrounding the advancements in future of robotic surgeries and their benefits to patients, healthcare systems and the global healthcare sector. Some key topics discussed were Robotic and Digital Innovation and Management and the Development and Impact of Robotic Surgery.

The event kicked off by a presentation from Hamid Jafar, Chairman of the Crescent Group, who said,

“The Global Robotic MedTech Forum is an important platform that brings together industry leaders and innovators to exchange knowledge and ideas and drive meaningful advancements in the healthcare sector. We are pleased to host this event and look forward to enabling the sharing of insights and exchange of knowledge in this exciting field.”

Another highlight of the event included the unveiling of the X-Cath Endovascular Robot, highlighting the latest innovation in the field of minimally invasive surgery.

XCath, a medical technology company that specialises in the development of minimally invasive endovascular surgical devices, is dedicated to developing innovative medical technologies with the aim to improve patient outcomes and enhance the efficiency of healthcare delivery.

Distinguished speakers, such as Dr. Vipul Patel, founder of the US Society of Robotic Surgery and one of the world's most experience robotic surgeons; Dr. Fred Moll, Founder of Intuitive Surgical and pioneer of the robotic surgery industry; and Dr. Chris Thompson, Professor at Harvard University who has been at the forefront of developing and testing new robotic surgical techniques; and Dr. Santiago Horgan, Director of UC San Diego’s Centre for the Future of Surgery, shared their insights with the audience at the event that turned out to be perfect platform for sharing knowledge and advancing the field of robotic medicine.

The closed-door event was attended by a diverse range of attendees, including innovators, policymakers, medical professionals, researchers, and financial enablers.

News Source: Emirates News Agency

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