robotic surgery

OR without surgeon: science fiction or realistic scenario?

OR without surgeon: science fiction or realistic scenario?

Dr Jan Stallkamp, Professor for Automation in Healthcare and Biotechnology, has a vision: robots that can treat patients more efficiently and more precisely than any human physician.

Surgical robots could make radical prostatectomy safer

Surgical robots could make radical prostatectomy safer

Researchers have developed a minuscule robot that could revolutionize surgical procedures for treating prostate cancer.

An origami-inspired patch for sealing internal injuries

An origami-inspired patch for sealing internal injuries

The patch, which can be folded around surgical tools, may someday be used in robotic surgery to repair tissues and organs.

A laser-steering microrobot for surgeons

A laser-steering microrobot for surgeons

A microrobotic opto-electro-mechanical device able to steer a laser beam with high speed and a large range of motion could enhance the possibilities of minimally invasive surgeries.

VisionBlender generates computer vision datasets for robotic surgery

VisionBlender generates computer vision datasets for robotic surgery

Researchers at the Hamlyn Centre, Imperial College London, have introduced a novel tool for generating accurate endoscopic datasets.

Surgery robots set to learn how to better assist

Surgery robots set to learn how to better assist

The objective of the AIMRobot project is to pave the way for the next generation of robotic surgery systems capable of autonomy.

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