Haptic Teleoperation and Concentric Tube Robot - Some New Control Developments for New Surgical Robot Applications

Liu, Chao ;   Poignet, Philippe

Tags Remote surgery systems / telesurgeryPlanning and execution in surgical roboticsSurgical robotics

New applications and challenges in surgical robotics have motivated the development of new robotic tools and the invention of new types of...

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Mechanical Design of Forceps Manipulator Using Surgical Robot Simulation and Operability Evaluation

Kawamura, Kazuya ;   Kobayashi, Yo ;   Ieiri, Satoshi ;   Fujie, Masakatsu G.

Tags Surgical robotics

Recently robot technology has been used in medical areas. In our study, we have proposed a simulation based design method for surgical robot....

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Minimally Invasive Ablation Supporting System for RFA Based on Bio-Heat Transfer Model and Model-Based Control

Lu, Xiaowei ;   Yamazaki, Nozomu ;   Kobayashi, Yo ;   Poignet, Philippe ;   Fujie, Masakatsu G.

Tags Computer-assisted surgeryPlanning and execution in surgical roboticsSurgical robotics

Radio frequency ablation (RFA) is becoming increasingly popular for the minimally invasive of liver cancer. Because depending on the ultrasound...

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Physical Simulator for Modeling of Surgical Performance

Ishii, Hiroyuki ;   Takanishi, Atsuo

Tags Biomimetic roboticsSurgical roboticsModeling in biorobotics

Modeling of surgical performance is one of the most important processes in developments of surgical robots. It is also very important to...

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Surgical Robot System with Vision Field Control for Single Port Surgery

Kobayashi, Yo ;   Fujie, Masakatsu G.

Tags Surgical roboticsComputer-assisted surgeryRemote surgery systems / telesurgery

Recently, a robotic system was developed to assist Single Port Endoscopic Surgery (SPS). However, the existing system required a manual...

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The FUTURA Platform: A New Approach Merging Non-Invasive Ultrasound Therapy with Surgical Robotics

Verbeni, Antonella ;   Ciuti, Gastone ;   Cafarelli, Andrea ;   Miloro, Piero ;   Diodato, Alessandro ;   Tognarelli, Selene ;   Menciassi, Arianna

Tags Computer-assisted surgeryImage guided surgerySurgical robotics

FUTURA (Focused Ultrasound Therapy Using Robotic Approaches) is a European 7th research framework project aiming at creating an innovative...

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