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Revolutionising cardiac care: Caranx Medical makes history with robotic TAVI breakthrough

Caranx Medical announced a historic milestone in the realm of cardiovascular medicine with the successful completion of the world’s inaugural robotic transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) procedure, using the TAVI-PILOT. This groundbreaking achievement not only marks a significant leap forward in medical technology but also underscores Caranx Medical’s commitment to pushing the boundaries of innovation in patient care. Led by Dr Emily Chen and her team, the robotic TAVI procedure combines robotics and transcatheter techniques to deliver precise and life-saving interventions for individuals afflicted with aortic valve disease.

Aortic valve stenosis, characterised by the narrowing of the heart’s aortic valve, poses significant health risks and traditionally requires invasive open-heart surgery for treatment. However, TAVI procedures have emerged as a less invasive alternative, offering hope to patients seeking a more comfortable and efficient solution to their medical needs. By introducing robotic technology into this arena, Caranx Medical aims to further enhance procedural outcomes, reduce patient discomfort, and expedite recovery times.

According to GlobalData, it is projected that the global market for robotic surgical systems and their associated accessories will reach $10bn by the end of this year, with an expected surge to $15.8bn by 2030. This underscores the anticipated growth of the market in the foreseeable future. Several factors fuel the expansion of robotic surgery, such as heightened demand from the expanding elderly demographic seeking precise and minimally invasive surgical solutions, the focus on value-based healthcare to improve surgical outcomes and continuous technological advancements that foster the creation of increasingly efficient and less invasive robotic surgical platforms. Caranx Medical’s robotic platform offers unparalleled control and manoeuvrability to physicians navigating complex anatomical structures. By empowering medical professionals with this technology, Caranx Medical aims to democratise access to minimally invasive treatments for patients worldwide, ensuring that these healthcare solutions are available to all who need them. The successful completion of the world’s first robotic TAVI procedure heralds a new era of possibility in cardiovascular interventions.