H.C.M. Meenink, R. Hendrix, G.J.L. Naus, M.J. Beelen, H. Nijmeijer and M. Steinbuch, Eindhoven university of Technology, The Netherlands
E.J.G.M. van Oosterhout, Catherina Hospital Eindhoven, The Netherlands
M.D. de Smet, Montchoisi Clinic, switzerland and university of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
To improve the time efficiency of current vitreoretinal surgical procedures and to enable new procedures demanding increased accuracy, a robotic system to assist in vitreoretinal procedures has been developed, extending human capabilities beyond current limitations. The robotic master–slave system is compact, lightweight and easy to set up. A combination of high-precision mechanical ...