Browsing by Subject "Surgical equipment"

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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 ...
  • Baron, S.; Eilers, H.; Munske, B.; Toennies, J.L.; Balachandran, R.; Labadie, R.F.; Ortmaier, T.; Webster, R.J. (London : SAGE Publications Ltd., 2010)
    Image-guided robots have been widely used for bone shaping and percutaneous access to interventional sites. However, due to high-accuracy requirements and proximity to sensitive nerves and brain tissues, the adoption of ...