Robotics: surgery with feeling -- MEDICA Trade Fair

Robotics: surgery with feeling

Interview with D. Engr. Bernhard Kübler, Research Assistant, Institute of Robotics and Mechatronics, DLR- German Aerospace Center, Weßling

Minimally invasive surgeries are gentler on the patient but have one distinct disadvantage for the surgeon: he is not able to interact directly with the operating field. Sometimes he misses impressions that are very important to the success of the intervention. The MiroSurge robot for surgical applications which transmits feedback to the surgeon can help.

02/11/2015

Photo: Man with glasses an brown hair - Bernhard Kübler

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Photo: Surgical robot with three arms
Photo: Single white robotic arm
Photo: Surgical robot with three arms
Photo: Surgeon uses command devices for a robot
Photo: Timo Roth; Copyright: B. Frommann

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