IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Extending the Capability of Using a Waterjet in Surgical Interventions by the Use of Robotics

Author(s): Thomas Bahls ; Florian A. Frohlich ; Anja Hellings ; Bastian Deutschmann ; Alin O. Albu-Schaffer
Sponsor(s): IEEE Engineering In Medicine and Biology Society
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 February 2017
Volume: 64
Page(s): 284 - 294
ISSN (Electronic): 1558-2531
ISSN (Paper): 0018-9294
DOI: 10.1109/TBME.2016.2553720
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In waterjet surgery, a thin high-pressure jet is used for dissections and surface abrasion of soft tissue. This selective preparation method preserves nerves and vessels, whereas the surrounding... View More

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