Novel mechanical transmission applied to percutaneous renal access

Dan Stoianovici, Jeffrey A Cadeddu, Roger D. Demaree, Stephen A. Basile, Russell H. Taylor, Louis L. Whitcomb, Louis R. Kavoussi

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Abstract

This paper presents a radiological guidance method and robotic system designed to facilitate renal surgical procedures. Combines the guidance procedure normally employed by practicing surgeons with a simple and cost-effective needle injection device. The needle injector exhibits an extremely low radiological profile while providing actuated needle motion. The system can be easily utilized by urologic surgeons and can be readily adaptable to any operating room.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAmerican Society of Mechanical Engineers, Dynamic Systems and Control Division (Publication) DSC
EditorsW.S. Chang, A. Gopinath, S.S. Sadhal, E.H. Trinh, C.J. Kim, al et al
Place of PublicationFairfield, NJ, United States
PublisherASME
Pages401-406
Number of pages6
Volume61
StatePublished - 1997
EventProceedings of the 1997 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition - Dallas, TX, USA
Duration: Nov 16 1997Nov 21 1997

Other

OtherProceedings of the 1997 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition
CityDallas, TX, USA
Period11/16/9711/21/97

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Mechanical Engineering

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