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    Miniaturized surgical robot, Virtual Incision, Nebraska, USA

    Developer - Virtual Incision

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    Virtual Incision's miniaturized surgical robot

    Published on Aug 5, 2015

    Virtual Incision Corporation is a privately-held medical device company focused on developing an advanced, miniaturized robot for general surgery abdominal procedures, such as colon resections.
    Propelled by the knowledge that colorectal and lower gastrointestinal procedures are the fastest growing in the United States, Dr. Dmitry Oleynikov and Dr. Shane Farritor founded Virtual Incision in 2006.
    The company is a spin-out of the University of Nebraska, where Dr. Dmitry Oleynikov and Dr. Shane Farritor are currently based. John Murphy joined Virtual Incision in 2012 and is based in Pleasanton, California.

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    "World’s first use of miniaturized robot in human surgery"

    by Virtual Incision
    March 1, 2016

    Article "Virtual Incision Announces World’s First Use of its Miniaturized Robot in Human Surgery"
    First-in-Human Feasibility Trial for Robotically Assisted Colon Resection Procedures Successfully Completed in Paraguay

    March 1, 2016

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    Virtual Incision tests in humans | March 1, 2016 (KLKN-ABC)

    Published on Mar 2, 2016

    Nebraska startup Virtual Incision successfully performed their first test of surgical robots in humans recently. Virtual Incision was built on the collaboration of UNMC surgeon Dmitry Oleynikov and UNL robotics engineering professor Shane Farritor.

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