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UK Hospital Performs Heart Surgery Using Robotic Arm

...eartbeat. With the Sensei robot, surgeons use a joystick on a computer console to more accurately position and control the wires, which often need to be placed in locations that are difficult to reach. In the future the system could be automated so the robot guides the wires to a point in the heart sele...

Robotically Assisted Colo-resection And Gastric Bypass Surgeries Are Becoming Popular

...entional laparoscopic cameras. And maneuvering the joystick controls on the robot is often easier than the more complex manipulations required by laparoscopic instruments. Dr. Homero Rivas, assistant professor of GI/endocrine surgery, performed the two new procedures through the Southwestern Center for Mini...

North Texas Surgeons Lead Robotically Assisted Laparoscopic Surgeries.

...entional laparoscopic cameras. And maneuvering the joystick controls on the robot is often easier than the more complex manipulations required by laparoscopic instruments. Dr. Homero Rivas, assistant professor of GI/endocrine surgery, performed the two new procedures through the Southwestern Center for Mini...

Mobile Robots Offer 24/7 Care to Neurosurgical ICU, Stroke Patients

...ion, even from home, a physician uses a laptop and joystick to guide the robot to the patient’s bedside, review medical chart information and speak with patients and nurses. Through a widescreen, two-way TV monitor, the doctor communicates with the patient and nurse face to face to determine the appropriate a...

Robot Wheelchair Maybe Helpful for Wheelchair-dependent Patients

...ential bathroom. The user drives the chair using a joystick and other simple controls. The HLPR chair's drive, steering motors, batteries and control electronics are positioned to keep its center of gravity--even when carrying a patient--within the wheelbase. This allows a person, weighing up to 300 pounds,...

Brain Controlled Movements Are Studied Using Robotic- Joystick

...ubjects were asked to hold onto a robot-controlled joystick and keep it from moving as the robot driver pushed repeatedly - in quick pulses - to one side. The joystick then pushed repeatedly in the opposite direction and again the subjects were asked to keep the joyst...

A Visually Impaired Patient Pioneers The 'Seeing Machine'

... of a projector, computer, monitor, eyepiece and a joystick for zooming in and out. It uses light-emitting diodes instead of a laser." It was recently tested out on 10 people who had visual problems. "I can't think of a one of them that didn't respond very vividly and excitedly to the experience," Ms. Goldrin...

Benefits Of Robotic Prostate Surgery- But At What Cost?

... few feet away from the operating table, pushing a joystick and pressing foot controls to remotely manipulate the three robotic arms at the bedside. Robotics is meant to eliminate hand tremors, but some surgeons find the lack of contact with instruments disconcerting. So far, patient demand, not evidence, i...

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