Procurement Trends: Specialty Surgical Robots - August, 2022
August 1, 2022 | Procurement Trends
Surgical robotic systems are used to perform minimally invasive procedures that might otherwise be difficult with traditional open or laparoscopic techniques. They are broadly divided into two groups: general-purpose robots which are designed to perform a number of different minimally invasive surgery (MIS) procedures, and specialty robots which are designed to focus on specific procedures and/or clinical specialties. Our PricePaid database indicates that overall interest in robotic systems steadily increased between Jul 2019 and Jul 2021. However, the number of quotes for general-purpose robots sharply declined in the past year. At the same time, interest in specialty robots held steady and...