IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Wireless tissue palpation: Proof of concept for a single degree of freedom

2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA)

Author(s): Marco Beccani ; Christian Di Natali ; Mark E. Rentschler ; Pietro Valdastri
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 May 2013
Conference Location: Karlsruhe, Germany
Conference Date: 6 May 2013
Page(s): 711 - 717
ISBN (Electronic): 978-1-4673-5643-5
ISBN (Paper): 978-1-4673-5641-1
ISSN (Paper): 1050-4729
DOI: 10.1109/ICRA.2013.6630651
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Palpating tissues and organs to identify hidden tumors or to detect buried vessels is not a viable option in laparoscopic surgery due to lack of force feedback. So far, research toward restoring... View More

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