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By Paula Gomes

Clinical robotics are more and more getting used in a number of scientific purposes similar to diagnostics, surgical procedure, prosthetics and pharmacy. Written through either clinical practitioners and engineers, the booklet covers quite a lot of scientific purposes together with: laparoscopy, gastrointestinal, neurology, cardiovascular, otorhinolaryngology, vitreoretinal, urology and orthopedics and discusses commercially on hand and presently being constructed surgical robotics. Contributions additionally discover micro-scale cellular robots for the circulatory process and meso-scale robots for the gastrointestinal tract, along MRI-based navigation for in vivo magnetic micro-robots. The concluding chapters talk about moral concerns on the topic of using robotics in surgical procedure. wanted for scientific robotics and speak about present and destiny purposes, akin to neural, cardiovascular, orthopedic and ear, nostril and throat (ENT) surgery. 

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In addition to the aforementioned clinically applied robots, a number of teleoperated systems are currently under development. Among these, the one by Berkelman and Ma (2009) has the unique feature of combining simple, modular and lightweight components which can be easily integrated in the operating room. The slave part of the system consists of three manipulators less than 2 kg in weight, which can be clamped to a rigid frame fixed on the rails on either side of the patient table. Two of the manipulators are used to position endoscopic instruments while the third one is voice controlled and determines the pose of the endoscope.

2009). In addition to the aforementioned clinically applied robots, a number of teleoperated systems are currently under development. Among these, the one by Berkelman and Ma (2009) has the unique feature of combining simple, modular and lightweight components which can be easily integrated in the operating room. The slave part of the system consists of three manipulators less than 2 kg in weight, which can be clamped to a rigid frame fixed on the rails on either side of the patient table. Two of the manipulators are used to position endoscopic instruments while the third one is voice controlled and determines the pose of the endoscope.

1996). Despite the significant precision improvement obtained, the related benefits for patient outcome still have to be demonstrated. Also, the surgical time becomes longer owing to learning curves associated with the initial use © Woodhead Publishing Limited, 2012 Introduction to robot-assisted minimally invasive surgery 11 of the system and the slow error recovery process. Another drawback of the system is the need for an additional surgery before CT scanning to place aluminium pins on the bone for registration.

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