Tag: "robotic" at medical news
People can learn motor skills by watching
...asked subjects to move a handle that was part of a robotic
device to guide an on-screen cursor to targets. They then divided the subjects into groups who watched videos of a person learning to operate the device when the handle was subject to either a clockwise or counterclockwise force field. A third group ...
NIST to host public forum on robot standards
...Participants will consider urban search and rescue robotic
performance standards for sensing, mobility, navig...ase, deployment and use of urban search and rescue robotic
systems. Attendees at the May 13 forum are expected to include robot platform vendors; robot periphe...
ASU researchers team with Kinetic Muscles, Inc. to develop robotic arm for stroke rehabilitation
...empe-based Kinetic Muscles, Inc., have developed a robotic
arm to help stroke survivors regain the ability to...resent a paper on the design and evaluation of the robotic
arm this summer at the 9th International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics in Chicago on June 28...
PENN researchers use robotic surgery
...essfully devised novel approaches to introduce the robotic
arms through the mouth into the throat and voice b... task exceptionally challenging without the aid of robotic
technology. In the second study, the surgeons performed a variety of surgical procedures on a huma...
Is robotic technology reducing health care costs for cardiac patients?
While potential benefits of robotic
technology include decreased morbidity and improve...o underwent two different cardiac procedures using robotic
and conventional approaches. It was determined that although actual hospital cost to conduct the pr...
New haptics systems challenge stroke patients to grasp, pinch, squeeze their way to recovery
...e on the forefinger; the thimble is connected to a robotic
force-feed device, called a PHANToM. The stylus of a second PHANToM is affixed to the thumb. The two PHANToMs provide the sensation of force to the user's fingertips as (s)he tries to pick up a three-dimensional cube and squeeze it small enough to f...
Children's Hospital Boston hosts live Webcast
...ston will broadcast live from the operating room a robotic
assisted laparoscopic pyeloplasty to remove an obs...w to do this efficiently. Using minimally invasive robotic
methods, surgeons are able to perform the complete reconstructive surgery laparoscopically with very...
Northwestern Memorial named among '100 Most Wired Hospitals' for sixth consecutive year
... remains a national leader in using bar coding and robotic
technology for specimen processing. Nearly three million laboratory test are processed annually at Northwestern Memorial, and use of this technology has shortened result turnaround time by 32 percent, while also increasing accuracy and reducing cost...
Robotic technique shows promise in weight-loss surgery, Stanford study finds
...e Archives of Surgery, documents the first totally robotic
technique to complete this technically challenging...roscopic tools are held in the surgeon's hand, the robotic
tools are operated remotely from a control station. "It makes the surgery easier," said Curet, notin...
Biomedical engineer shows how people learn motor skills
...volunteers who played a video game that involved a robotic
arm. Thoroughman and Taylor found that the subjec...n subjects made reaching movements while holding a robotic
arm whose perturbing forces changed directions at the same rate, twice as fast, or four times as fas...
Penn surgeons use completely robotic surgery to treat prostate cancer
...reatment. David I. Lee, M.D., a national expert in robotic
surgery, was recruited to Penn and named Chief of ...ogy at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, where the robotic
prostate program is based. There are many factors that make robotics an exceptionally valuable tool...
Surgery enters virtual world
... increasingly taking advantage of the precision of robotic
arms, for example. The system could also be used for other surgeries, though MULTISENSE currently has no plans to develop them. Currently surgeons are evaluating the prototype. Once that's completed, Italian company SCS-B3C will commercialise the sof...
Robotic surgery-stenting combo opens coronary arteries, speeds recovery
...ification is inserted in the middle port, with the robotic
right and left arms in the other ports. The daVinci robotic
system is a powerful computer interface that allows surgeons to sit at a console with full vision of...
Robotic treadmill training helps retrain brain, improves walking
...and motor learning after 12 weeks of training on a robotic
treadmill, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical ...." He said within about a month of training on the robotic
treadmill, he stood up out of his wheelchair for the first time. "I had no idea I'd be able to do th...
For orthopedic injuries, a robot that follows patients as they move
The MRI and CT scan may one day have a robotic
cousin capable of following and peering into patients as they move around. A University of Florida engineer has designed a robot to shadow and shoot X-ray video of sufferers of orthopedic injuries as they walk, climb stairs, stand up from a seated po...
Robot assisted surgery more accurate than conventional surgery
...ry. The team of surgeons tested whether Acrobot, a robotic
assistant, could improve surgical outcomes for pat...the operations took a few minutes longer using the robotic
assistant, the replacement knee parts were more accurately lined up than in conventional surgery. Al...
UT Southwestern doctors test robotic surgeon for laparoscopy
...h four arms is one of the advantages of the latest robotic
technology now being studied at UT Southwestern Me...mes. The method is increasingly popular. The first robotic
surgery, performed in 1995, relieved the need for an assistant to hold the camera during laparoscopi...
Cheaper and simpler keyhole surgery
...op simple mechanical alternatives to these complex robotic
systems, and also to test them. Jaspers is a doctoral student at the department of Mechanical Engineering of Delft University of Technology, but the greater part of his work is conducted at the Academic Medical Centre (AMC) in Amsterdam, where in rec...
Evanston Northwestern Healthcare first to use latest robotic surgical system
... Johnston was formally trained in laparoscopic and robotic
surgery at the University of Michigan. "While pati...with improved vision and dexterity afforded by the robotic
arms and fiber optic 3-D imaging in our new S-version of the da Vinci," said Dr. Johnston. By en...
Vol. 42, No. 5 JRRD tipsheet: Focus on spinal cord injury and prosthetics
...cs research. Other articles in this issue focus on robotic
therapy for stroke rehabilitation, the diabetic fo...(UL) impairment many years poststroke benefit from robotic
rehabilitation. This study investigated the effect of robotic
therapy on motor function and robot-de...
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