IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Fabrication and basic experiments of pneumatic multi-chamber rubber tube actuator for assisting colonoscope insertion

2010 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA)

Author(s): Wakimoto, S. ; Suzumori, K.
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 May 2010
Conference Location: Anchorage, AK, USA, USA
Conference Date: 3 May 2010
Page(s): 3,260 - 3,265
ISBN (CD): 978-1-4244-5040-4
ISBN (Paper): 978-1-4244-5038-1
ISSN (CD): 1050-4729
ISSN (Paper): 1050-4729
DOI: 10.1109/ROBOT.2010.5509633
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Colonoscopy is an important medical action to detect disorders like colon cancer. However generally it is difficult to insert a scope into the colon, because the colon is flexible and complex... View More

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