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Medical Robotics by P Gomes

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Robotic systems for cardiovascular interventions

M.A. Zenati and M. Mahvash,     Harvard Medical School, USA

Abstract:

The evolving role of cardiac surgeons and cardiologists in performing cardiovascular interventions is examined and available commercial robots and proposed novel snake-like robots and robotic catheters for cardiovascular interventions are described.

Key words

minimally invasive surgery

catheter

medical robots

snake robots

continuum robots

4.1 Introduction

The use of robotic systems for cardiovascular intervention is growing. There are several major heart conditions that require complex interventions and, unlike in the past, a growing number of interventions today can be performed by both cardiologist and cardiac surgeons ...

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