Company Believes the Continuous Accumulation of Peer-Reviewed Data will Accelerate the Adoption of its Novel Interventional Endovascular System Once Commercialized
HINGHAM, Mass., June 16, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Microbot Medical Inc. (Nasdaq: MBOT) is encouraged by the continued participation and level of enthusiasm being demonstrated by the Key Opinion Leaders (KOL) globally who are using the LIBERTY® Robotic Surgical System during the Company’s pre-clinical animal studies. Further displaying their positive experiences and satisfaction, the Company has been informed that two peer-reviewed abstracts have been accepted to be presented at the Annual Congress of the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe (CIRSE). In addition, one of the abstracts was accepted as an oral presentation.
These peer-reviewed abstracts follow the highly successful extended joint pre-clinical animal studies held at leading European-based research labs by a team of seven renowned European interventional radiologists.
The Company believes that the accumulation of peer-reviewed data during the pre-clinical animal studies are invaluable opportunities to gather leading physicians’ and future users’ insight as it finalizes the necessary steps prior to its expected First in Human (FIH) and the human clinical trial, including the Validation & Verification (V&V) and submission of the Investigation Device Exemption (IDE) phases as part of its regulatory process.
"Our goal is to increase awareness amongst leading KOLs to LIBERTY® while we establish the necessary data for our regulatory process, primarily for the FDA. We believe that the current and future peer-reviewed data will accelerate adoption of LIBERTY once commercialized," said Dr. Eyal Morag, Chief Medical Officer of Microbot Medical. "The physician's desire to take part in our studies and submit a peer-review abstract, as well as accepted by one of the biggest interventional radiology societies, is a testimony of our disruptive solution."
Separately, Dr. Morag recently gave an oral presentation at the Israeli Conference on Robotics (ICR) annual meeting. The abstract, which was titled “Use of a Disposable, Compact, Remote Controlled “LIBERTY” Robot for Intravascular Navigation: A New Concept in Endovascular Robotics,” reviewed the performance of the LIBERTY Robotic Surgical System during animal feasibility studies. The studies were conducted by senior, experienced and well-established interventional radiologists and the system was evaluated on several key metrics, including performance and safety.
About Microbot Medical
Microbot Medical Inc. (NASDAQ: MBOT) is a pre-clinical medical device company that specializes in transformational micro-robotic technologies, with the goals of improving clinical outcomes for patients and increasing accessibility through the natural and artificial lumens within the human body.
The LIBERTY® Robotic Surgical System aims to improve the way surgical robotics are being used in endovascular procedures today, by eliminating the need for large, cumbersome, and expensive capital equipment, while reducing radiation exposure and physician strain. The Company believes the LIBERTY® Robotic Surgical System’s remote operation has the potential to be the first system to democratize endovascular interventional procedures.
Further information about Microbot Medical is available at http://www.microbotmedical.com.
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