Medtronic Adds UK-Based Digital Surgery To Support Robotic Surgery
Digital Surgery, a London-based developer of surgical artificial intelligence, analytics, digital education and training solutions, will join Medtronic’s surgical robotics business within its minimally invasive therapies group.
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