Design and Evaluation of a Planning Aid for Port Placement in Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Surgery.

Banez, Jose.

Abstract: Robot-assisted laparoscopic surgery is gaining popularity because it has been associated with reduced blood loss and shorter hospital stays for patients while providing ergonomic advantages to the surgeon over conventional laparoscopic surgery. However, it can result in a longer pre-operative planning process. The goal of this research was to provide an aid for placing ports and posing t... read more

Tufts University. Department of Mechanical Engineering.
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