Cardiovascular robotics company secures €40 million series C financing round

Robocath, which designs, develops and commercialises cardiovascular robotic systems for the treatment of vascular diseases, has secured €40 million ($43M) in a series C round of financing. A press release reports that this was led by MicroPort Scientific Corporation, with participation from institutional investors (Zhejiang Silk Road Fund, Luxembourg CLIIF managed under TUS-Holdings, CS [...]

2020-05-01T10:24:07+00:00May 1st, 2020|Tags: , , |

Robocath completes first robotic coronary angioplasties in Africa

R-One Robocath has announced it has successfully completed six robotic coronary angioplasties with R-One, which a press release says is a first for the continent of Africa. Faizel Lorgat (Netcare Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa) performed the percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) procedures as part of a distribution agreement with [...]

2019-12-16T14:40:36+00:00December 16th, 2019|Tags: , |

First-in-human angioplasty procedures performed with R-One robotic PCI system

R-One Robocath has announced the success of its first two coronary angioplasties performed with assistance from its R-One robotic platform. The procedures were performed in France at Rouen University Hospital by Eric Durand and Rémi Sabatier, and at Clinique Pasteur in Toulouse by Jean Fajadet. According to a press release, R-One assists [...]

2019-09-26T02:17:31+00:00September 26th, 2019|Tags: , |

Robocath raises €5 million ($5.5M) to support the rollout of its robotic platform in strategic European target markets

Lucien Goffart Robocath, which is developing and commercialising cardiovascular robotic systems (such as R-One) for the treatment of vascular diseases, has raised €5 million ($5.5M) to support the roll out of its robotic platform in strategic European target markets. It has also hired Lucien Goffart as CEO. The €5 million ($5.5M) capital [...]

2019-09-06T17:12:04+00:00September 6th, 2019|Tags: , , |

The influence of technology and robotics in the catheterisation laboratory is growing

Thanks to the use of robotics in healthcare, many procedures that were once highly invasive are now being performed using minimally invasive techniques, with the added benefits of precision and radiation protection. Jean Fajadet looks at how the technology works, and what it can bring to the cath lab. Medical robotics has become a useful [...]

2019-12-11T16:44:41+00:00July 15th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |