The field of surgery has witnessed a revolution with the advent of surgical robots. The key proposition of robotics in surgeries is the unprecedented control, dexterity and precision that surgeons have been able to achieve during minimally invasive procedures. Surgical robotics, over past couple of decades has evolved from a niche research domain to a flourishing sector of innovation and development which is spearheading the evolution of and growth of precision medicine. The commercial success of the first generation clinical robots has largely inspired new age platforms from both research and commercial organizations to design and develop smaller, smarter and safer robotic systems. General surgery is rapidly progressing towards a minimally invasive approach from procedures that were traditionally performed with large open incisions. The long standing assumption that ‘a big surgery needs a big incision’, no longer stands valid. The benefits of significantly smaller incisions reduced chances of wound complications and less post-operative pain facilitating fast recovery of the patients.
Robotics was first introduced in general surgery in the form of a surgeon controlled robotic arm used for laparoscopic camera manipulation. With extensive research and innovation, surgical robotic systems that allow surgeons to operate through a remote console have been developed. The advancements in non-invasive imaging technologies such as computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, fluoroscopy, ultrasonography, and conventional X-ray radiography has acted as a catalyst in application of robotics in surgical procedures. As such images reveal the precise locations of pathologies; computational surgical robots can directly target the affected areas while sparing the neighboring healthy tissues. A typical example of such procedure is biopsy and resection of brain tumors. Pre-operative magnetic resonance imaging can precisely locate the tumor within the skull. After opening the skull, robots can guide surgical instruments precisely to the tumor based on the image data. Thus, the risk of collateral damage to the brain tissues can be significantly minimized. Similarly, surgical robots are being used in distinct surgical disciplines such as cardiac surgery, urology, gynecology, pediatric surgery, and general surgery.
Some of the key factors driving the growth of surgical robots market are the rising need for automation in surgical procedures and growing demand for minimally invasive surgeries. Also, robot assisted surgeries result in less post-surgical pain and complications which largely substantiates the benefits of using surgical robots for complex procedures. However, the high cost of robotic surgical systems can hamper the market growth.
With advancements in sub-task automation and complete automation, the surgical robots will further empower surgeons to perform more complex procedures with utmost precision and accuracy. Also, improvement in camera handling is another functionality being researched aggressively which will further improve the capability of surgeons for precise actions at the affected site without damaging the surrounding healthy tissues.
The key players operating in the global surgical robots market are focusing on research and development to design and develop cost-effective surgical robotic solutions with enhanced visualization and dexterity to capture a larger share of the market. Also, strategic collaborations in order to share innovation cost and technology will drive the market over coming years. Some of the key players in the surgical robots market are Intuitive Surgical, Inc., Accuray Incorporated, Mazor Robotics Inc., Medrobotics Corporation, Stryker Corporation, THINK Surgical, Inc., SRI International, and Auris Surgical Robotics, Inc.
Surgical Robots Market Segmentation:
- Urology Surgery
- Gynecology Surgery
- Cardiovascular Surgery
- Orthopedic Surgery
- General Surgery
- Other Surgeries
- Rest of Europe
- South Korea
- Rest of Asia Pacific
- South Africa
- Saudi Arabia
- United Arab Emirates
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