World's first intra-operative MRI-guided robot for bilateral stereotactic neurosurgery -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

World's first intra-operative MRI-guided robot for bilateral stereotactic neurosurgery

06/29/2018

Photo: A HKU mechanical engineering team in front of their hydraulic-driven neurosurgical robotic system; Copyright: The University of Hong Kong

A HKU Mechanical Engineering team led by Dr. Kwok Ka-wai recently designed the first neurosurgical robotic system capable of performing bilateral stereotactic neurosurgery inside a magnetic resonance imaging ('MRI') scanner.