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Medical robotics : minimally invasive surgery

Author: Paula Gomes
Publisher: Cambridge : Woodhead Publishing, 2012. ©2012
Series: Woodhead Publishing series in biomaterials, no. 51.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Advances in research have led to the use of robotics in a range of surgical applications. Medical robotics: Minimally invasive surgery provides authoritative coverage of the core principles, applications and future potential of this enabling technology. Beginning with an introduction to robot-assisted minimally invasive surgery (MIS), the core technologies of the field are discussed, including localization and  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Medical robotics.
Oxford : Woodhead Pub., 2012
(DLC) 2012946143
(OCoLC)794362615
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paula Gomes
ISBN: 9780857097392 0857097393
OCLC Number: 847549832
Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 301 pages, [2] leaves of plates :) : illustrations (some color).
Contents: 1. Introduction to robot-assisted minimally invasive surgery (MIS) / V. Vitiello, K.-W. Kwok and G.-Z. Yang --
2. Localization and tracking technologies for medical robotics / N. Glossop --
3. Robotics for neurosurgery / T.L. Cossetto, K. Zareinia, and G.R. Sutherland --
4. Robotic systems for cardiovascular interventions / M.A. Zenati and M. Mahvash --
5. Robotics in orthopaedic surgery / A. Hodgson --
6. Robotic-assisted knee replacement surgery / C. Plaskos, J.A. Koenig and C.E. Ponder --
7. Robotics in ear, nose and throat (ENT) surgery / B. Bell, M.D. Caversaccio and S. Weber --
8. Robot-assisted vitreoretinal surgery / H.C.M. Meenink, R. Hendrix, G.J.L. Naus, M.J. Beelen, H. Nijmeijer and M. Steinbuch, E.J.G.M. van Oosterhout and M.D. de Smet --
9. Robotics for minimally invasive surgery (MIS) and natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) / J. Reynoso, A. Meyer, J. Unnirevi and D. Oleynikov --
10. Mesoscale mobile robots for gastrointestinal minimally invasive surgery (MIS) / J.L. Gorlewicz, R.J. Webster III and P. Valdastri --
11. Real-time software platform using MRI for in vivo navigation of magnetic microrobots / K. Belharet, D. Folio and A. Ferreira --
12. Robotic surgery and ethical challenges / N. Sharkey and A. Sharkey.
Series Title: Woodhead Publishing series in biomaterials, no. 51.
Responsibility: edited by Paula Gomes.

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Medical robotics are becoming a reality and they are increasingly used in a range of medical applications such as diagnostics, surgery, prosthetics and pharmacy. This book will provide the reader  Read more...

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