Medtronic Innovates with Live Stream Technology and AI Analysis for Laparoscopic and Robotic-Assisted Procedures

Saturday, April 20, 2024

Medtronic launched a series of groundbreaking digital enhancements aimed at revolutionizing post-operative analysis and surgical training. 

The introduction of 14 new AI algorithms to the Touch Surgery™ Performance Insights platform is set to significantly enhance surgical video analysis, providing actionable insights across laparoscopic and robotic-assisted procedures.

Innovative tool facilitates secure live streaming of surgeries, offering an immersive virtual learning experience. Surgeons, trainees, and operating room managers can now participate in live broadcasts, engaging in hands-on educational sessions and virtual coaching regardless of geographical location.

These algorithms cover a wide range of surgical workflows, instrument recognition, and anatomical identification, empowering surgeons to refine their skills, improve efficiency, and share knowledge.

Accompanying this advancement is the launch of Touch Surgery™ Live Stream, a cutting-edge feature that enables real-time remote observation of surgical procedures.

This breakthrough technology aims to democratize access to high-quality surgical education and minimize the need for crowded operating theaters.

Digital Technologies at Medtronic, expressed excitement about the company's commitment to advancing the digital ecosystem and fostering seamless connectivity in surgical settings.