Toward the Design of Personalized Continuum Surgical Robots

Toward the Design of Personalized Continuum Surgical Robots Annals of Biomedical Engineering ( 2018) https://doi.org/10.1007/s10439-018-2062-2 Medical Robotics 1,2 1 1,3 4 TANIA K. MORIMOTO , JOSEPH D. GREER, ELLIOT W. HAWKES, MICHAEL H. HSIEH, and ALLISON M. OKAMURA 1 2 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94035, USA; Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, San Diego, CA 92093, USA; Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA; and Department of Urology, Children’s National Health System, Washington, DC 20010, USA (Received 25 December 2017; accepted 25 May 2018) Associate Editor Cameron N. Riviere oversaw the review of this article. Abstract—Robot-assisted minimally invasive surgical systems overall large size and high cost limit the feasible use enable procedures with reduced pain, recovery time, and cases. Second, there are situations where access via a scarring compared to traditional surgery. While these straight path using rigid tools may pose a safety risk. improvements benefit a large number of patients, safe access Finally, in order to accommodate a large range of to diseased sites is not always possible for specialized patient patients for a wide variety of procedures, the systems groups, including pediatric patients, due to their anatomical differences. We propose a patient-specific design http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Annals of Biomedical Engineering Springer Journals

Toward the Design of Personalized Continuum Surgical Robots

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Springer US
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Copyright © 2018 by Biomedical Engineering Society
Subject
Biomedicine; Biomedicine, general; Biomedical Engineering; Biological and Medical Physics, Biophysics; Classical Mechanics; Biochemistry, general
ISSN
0090-6964
eISSN
1573-9686
D.O.I.
10.1007/s10439-018-2062-2
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Annals of Biomedical Engineering ( 2018) https://doi.org/10.1007/s10439-018-2062-2 Medical Robotics 1,2 1 1,3 4 TANIA K. MORIMOTO , JOSEPH D. GREER, ELLIOT W. HAWKES, MICHAEL H. HSIEH, and ALLISON M. OKAMURA 1 2 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94035, USA; Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, San Diego, CA 92093, USA; Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA; and Department of Urology, Children’s National Health System, Washington, DC 20010, USA (Received 25 December 2017; accepted 25 May 2018) Associate Editor Cameron N. Riviere oversaw the review of this article. Abstract—Robot-assisted minimally invasive surgical systems overall large size and high cost limit the feasible use enable procedures with reduced pain, recovery time, and cases. Second, there are situations where access via a scarring compared to traditional surgery. While these straight path using rigid tools may pose a safety risk. improvements benefit a large number of patients, safe access Finally, in order to accommodate a large range of to diseased sites is not always possible for specialized patient patients for a wide variety of procedures, the systems groups, including pediatric patients, due to their anatomical differences. We propose a patient-specific design

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Annals of Biomedical EngineeringSpringer Journals

Published: May 31, 2018

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