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Engineer to create 3D puzzle to mend broken bones

(PhysOrg.com) -- An engineer at the University of the West of England is working with an orthopaedic surgeon from the Bristol Royal Infirmary and a specialized software company to enhance the management of ...

dateMay 18, 2010 in Other
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A high-tech handrest

University of Utah engineers developed a computer-controlled, motorized hand and arm support that will let doctors, artists and others precisely control scalpels, brushes and tools over a wider area than otherwise ...

dateMar 08, 2010 in Engineering
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Prostate cancer surgeons 'feel' with their eyes

Robotic surgical technology with its three-dimensional, high-definition view gives surgeons the sensation of touch, even as they operate from a remote console. A new study describes the phenomenon, called intersensory integration, ...

dateMar 01, 2010 in Cancer
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Robot lends hand in cardiac bypass surgery

(PhysOrg.com) -- Two cardiothoracic surgeons at UC Davis Medical Center have performed the first robotic-assisted, multi-arterial, cardiac bypass procedure in California. The surgery, which took place in late January, is ...

dateFeb 17, 2010 in Other
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Surgery on beating heart thanks to robotic helping hand

If you've been waiting for the day to arrive when computers actually start performing surgery, that moment might soon be upon us. A French team has developed a computerized 3D model that allows surgeons to use robotics to ...

dateDec 11, 2009 in Other
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Robot's gentle touch aids delicate cancer surgery

New, delicate surgery techniques to hunt for tumours could benefit from a lighter touch - but from a robot, rather than from a human hand. Canadian researchers have created a touchy-feely robot that detects tougher tumour ...

dateAug 21, 2009 in Other
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