TITLE

Easily led

AUTHOR(S)
Knight, Helen
PUB. DATE
April 2005
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);4/22/2005, Vol. 293 Issue 7673, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the development of an image-guidance system for robotic surgeons to make "keyhole" heart operations safer and easier to perform. Advantages of minimally invasive heart surgery; Development of a system to match the two-dimensional endoscopic images seen by the surgeon, with a detailed model of the moving, three-dimensional body tissue; Possible use of the technology to improve other procedures on soft tissue such as liver cancer treatment.
ACCESSION #
16884137

 

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