Browsing by Subject "Continuum robot"

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  • Amanov, E.; Nguyen, T.-D.; Burgner-Kahrs, Jessica (Bellingham, WA : S P I E - International Society for Optical Engineering, 2015)
    Tubular continuum robots, which are composed of multiple concentric, precurved, elastic tubes, provide more dexterity than traditional surgical instruments at the same diameter. The tubes can be precurved such that the ...
  • Fellmann, Carolin; Kashi, Daryoush; Burgner-Kahrs, Jessica (Bellingham, WA : S P I E - International Society for Optical Engineering, 2015)
    For those minimally invasive surgery where conventional surgical instruments cannot reach the surgical site due to their straight structure and rigidity, concentric tube continuum robots are a promising technology because ...
  • Granna, Josephine; Rau, Thomas S.; Nguyen, Thien-Dang; Lenarz, Thomas; Majdani, Omid; Burgner-Kahrs, Jessica (Bellingham, WA : S P I E - International Society for Optical Engineering, 2016)
    During manual cochlear implant electrode insertion the surgeon is at risk to damage the intracochlear fine-structure, as the electrode array is inserted through a small opening in the cochlea blindly with little force-feedback. ...