Robotic Surgery: Smart Materials, Robotic Structures, and Artificial Muscles

Title

Robotic Surgery: Smart Materials, Robotic Structures, and Artificial Muscles

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Description

Robotic surgery has already created a paradigm shift in medical surgical procedures and will continue to expand to all surgical and microsurgical interventions. There is no doubt that in doing so robotic surgical systems, such as the da Vinci surgical system, will become smarter and more sophisticated with the integration, implementation, and synergy of new smart multifunctional material systems that will make surgical tools and equipment more functional in biomimetic sensing and actuation incorporating haptic/tactile feedback to surgeons in connection with kinesthetic interaction with organs during robotic surgery.

This book is the first textbook in robotic surgery to discuss the integration of smart multifunctional soft and biomimetic materials with robotic end effectors to provide haptic and tactile feedback to surgeons during robotic surgery. It is also the first textbook in robotic surgery that comes with a solutions manual, which makes it useful as a supplement to faculty members teaching many different programs and courses such as robotics, medical devices, surgical interventions, and many more.

ISBN

9789814316231

Publication Date

2015

Publisher

Pan Stanford Publishing

City

Singapore

Keywords

Robots in medicine, Surgical robots, Medical instruments and apparatus, Biomedical engineering

Disciplines

Biomedical Devices and Instrumentation | Biomedical Engineering and Bioengineering