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|Title:||A precise robotic ablation and division mechanism for liver resection|
|Source:||Leong, F.,Yang, L.,Chang, S.,Poo, A.N.,Sakuma, I.,Chui, C.-K. (2008). A precise robotic ablation and division mechanism for liver resection. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics) 5128 LNCS : 320-328. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-79982-5_35|
|Abstract:||Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) assisted liver resection results in lesser blood loss during liver resections. It involves a time consuming and error prone process of alternating coagulation and cutting until the line of transaction is completed to finally divide the liver. We proposed a new robotic mechanism to automate the ablation and division process. The robotic device comprises a 2-link manipulator, an x-y translator, a flexi-arm as well as a liver ablation and division device. The process of precise linear motion ablation and cutting has been integrated with the guidance of a robotic mechanism to uniformly coagulate and slit areas of the parenchymal. A prototype of the robotic device has been evaluated on its ability to uniformly target a large region. © 2008 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.|
|Source Title:||Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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