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Image Hansen Medical just raised $30 million dollars in its third round of funding. Vanguard Ventures lead the funding. The company has raised about $58 million so far. According to their website, Hansen Medical:


… marries robotic technology with computed movement and is designed to
enable precise catheter navigation in a variety of interventional

Which roughly translates into, "robots which precisely place catheters into the heart. The machine,

… is designed to respond instinctively to
physicians’ commands entered into a workstation, allowing doctors to
place ablation catheters in hard-to-reach anatomical locations within
the heart.


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