Robotics

Bringing robotic technology to the cath lab

Man and machine working hand in hand for minimally-invasive procedures? A vision that could not be closer.

6 min
Andrea Lutz
Published on 25. März 2021

Defusing mines? Possible. Building cars? Sure. But using robots to assist in heart interventions? It may sound like science fiction, but today’s physicians are already using the technology to work more accurately and gently.

First robotic assisted PCI with Holger Nef at Giessen University Hospital in Germany
See how Holger Nef and his team at University Hospital Giessen are reaching new levels of precision performance.
With the robotic system physicians can now perform the procedure from a separate control module.

Holger Nef, MD, University Hospital Giessen


By Andrea Lutz
Andrea Lutz is a journalist and business trainer specialized on medical topics, technology, and healthcare IT. She lives in Nuremberg, Germany.