FDA Approves Spine Surgery Robot for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
On August 11, 2022, a notice was posted that Point Robotics MedTech’s Point Kinguide system received FDA 510(k) clearance.
It is Taiwan’s first FDA-cleared surgical robot and the first handheld robot with a parallel manipulator for orthopedics, according to Point Robotics.
The robot has a handheld drilling system and navigation system to assist surgeons during implant surgery.
Point Robotics plans to expand indications for other spine cases including herniated disc decompression.
To Read the Point Robotics’ Press Release see here: https://www.pointroboticsinc.com/en/posts/26