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Mini-Invasive Robotic Assisted Surgical System Fits in the Palm of Hand

US Medical Innovations LLC (USMI) – a U.S. FDA-registered life science, biomedical and robotic device company (a subsidiary of US Patent Innovations LLC) – announced that USMI will present the Canady Robotic SR-70 Surgical System, integrated with the Canady Smart OR management system and Voice Control Laparoscope, at the 2018 American College of Surgeons (ACS) Clinical Congress Meeting at the Boston Convention & Visitors Center in Boston, Massachusetts.

This is the first software operating system that integrates minimally invasive surgery operating room devices between surgeons and patients. The information can also be managed from the Canady Plasma Smart Electrosurgical Generator XL-1000i touch screen or the “Canady SMART Pad.”

Visitors are invited to experience SMART Robotic Assisted Surgery at the USMI booth #717 from Monday, October 22 to Wednesday, October 24, 2018. Participants will observe the first intelligent, intuitive and innovative laparoscopy without a traditional Robotic Platform.

“Transforming mini-invasive surgery with the Canady Robotic SR-70 Surgical and SMART OR Stealth Integration Systems will provide clinician, nurses, and staff with advance intuitive technology at a substantially lower cost,” said Dr. Canady.

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