Part I: Visions and Overviews.- Future Directions in Robotic Surgery.- Military Robotic Combat Casualty Extraction and Care.- Telemedicine for the Battlefield: Present and Future Technologies.- Overcoming Barriers to Wider Adoption of Mobile Telerobotic Surgery: Engineering, Clinical and Business Challenges.- Part II: Systems.- Accurate Positioning for Intervention on the Beating Heart using a Crawling Robot.- Miniature In Vivo Robots for NOTES.- A Compact, Simple, and Robust Teleoperated Robotic Surgery System.- Raven - Optimization of a Surgical Robot and Experiments in Telesurgery.- The da Vinci Surgical System.- RIO: Robotic-Arm Interactive Orthopedic System MAKOplasty - User Interactive Haptic Orthopedic Robotics.- Robotic Surgery: Enabling Technology. Enabling Medical Robotics for the Next Generation of Minimally Invasive Procedures: Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery with Single Port Access.- Wireless Intraocular Microrobots: Opportunities and Challenges.- Single and Multiple Robotic Capsules for Endoluminal Diagnosis and Surgery.- Visual Guidance of an Active Handheld Microsurgical Tool.- Swimming Micro Robots for Medical Applications.- Flagellated Bacterial Nanorobots for Medical Interventions in the Human Body.- Part III: Engineering Developments.- Force Feedback and Sensory Substitution for Robot-Assisted Surgery.- Tactile Feedback in Surgical Robotics.- Robotic Techniques for Minimally Invasive Tumor Localization.- Motion Prediction and 3D Tracking of the Beating Heart.-Towards the Development of a Robotic System for Beating Heart Surgery.- Robotic Needle Steering: Design, Modeling, Planning, and Image Guidance.- Macro and Micro Soft-tissue Biomechanics and Tissue Damage.- Objective Assessment of Surgical Skills.- Part IV: Clinical Applications / Overviews.- Telesurgery - Translation Technology to Clinical Practice.- History of Robots in Orthopedics.- Robotic-Assisted Urologic Applications.- Applications of Surgical Robotics in Cardiac Surgery.- Robotics in Neurosurgery.- Applications of Surgical Robotics in Pediatric Surgery.
Surgical robotics is a rapidly evolving field. With roots in academic research, surgical robotic systems are now clinically used across a wide spectrum of surgical procedures. Surgical Robotics: Systems Applications and Visions provides a comprehensive view of the field both from the research and clinical perspectives. This volume takes a look at surgical robotics from four different perspectives, addressing vision, systems, engineering development and clinical applications of these technologies. The book also:
-Discusses specific surgical applications of robotics that have already been deployed in operating rooms
-Covers specific engineering breakthroughs that have occurred in surgical robotics
-Details surgical robotic applications in specific disciplines of surgery including orthopedics, urology, cardiac surgery, neurosurgery, ophthalmology, pediatric surgery and general surgery
Surgical Robotics: Systems Applications and Visions is an ideal volume for researchers and engineers working in biomedical engineering.
-Comprehensive overview of the field of surgical robotics -Discusses specific surgical applications of robotics from a systems perspective -Covers specific engineering applications of surgical robotics -Applications of surgical robotics in selected disciplines of surgery including orthopedics, urology, cardiac surgery, neurosurgery, ophthalmology, pediatric surgery and general surgery