Microbot Medical Showcases a Working Prototype of its Self-Cleaning Shunt
“Following our recent successful lab and pre-clinical testing of the SCSTM, coupled with the progress we made with the development of our SCSTM device, we are pleased to see the enormous interest and positive feedback from the professional community as we start exposing them to the device,” commented Harel Gadot, President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Microbot.
These small-group demonstrations followed a live demonstration of the headset at the
- In-vitro study performed at
Wayne State University, which supports the SCSTM’s potential as a viable technology for preventing occlusion in shunts used to treat hydrocephalus.
- In-vivo animal study performed at
Washington University School of Medicinein St. Louis, which supports the safety profile of the Company’s SCSTM as a CSF catheter.
The Company’s innovative SCSTM is designed to prevent obstruction in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) catheters implanted in the ventricle of the brain of patients who suffer from hydrocephalus or Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH).
Microbot™, which was founded in 2010 and commenced operations in 2011, became a NASDAQ listed company on
The ViRobTM technology is a revolutionary autonomous crawling micro-robot which can be controlled remotely or within the body. Its miniature dimensions allow it to navigate and crawl in different spaces within the human body, including blood vessels, the digestive tract and the respiratory system. Its unique structure gives it the ability to move in tight spaces and curved passages as well as the ability to remain within the human body for prolonged time. To learn more about ViRobTM please visit http://www.microbotmedical.com/technology/virob/.
TipCATTM is a transformational self-propelled, flexible, and semi-disposable locomotive device providing see & treat capabilities within tubular lumens in the human body such as the colon, blood vessels, and the urinary tract. Its locomotion mechanism is perfectly suitable to navigate and crawl through natural & artificial tubular lumens, applying the minimal necessary pressure to achieve the adequate friction required for gentle, fast, and safe advancement within the human body. To learn more about TipCATTM, visit http://www.microbotmedical.com/technology/tipcat/.
CardioSertTM technology contemplates a unique combination of a guidewire and microcatheter, technologies that are broadly used for endoluminal surgery. The CardioSertTM technology features unique steering and stiffness control capabilities, and it was originally developed to support interventional cardiologists in crossing the most complex lesions called chronic total occlusion (CTO) during percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) procedures and has the potential to be used in other spaces and applications, such as peripheral intervention, neurosurgery and urology. CardioSertTM was part of a technological incubator supported by the Israel Innovation Authorities (formerly known as the
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