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ICRA
2009
IEEE
165views Robotics» more  ICRA 2009»
14 years 1 months ago
Guiding medical needles using single-point tissue manipulation
— This paper addresses the use of robotic tissue manipulation in medical needle insertion procedures to improve targeting accuracy and to help avoid damaging sensitive tissues. T...
Meysam Torabi, Kris K. Hauser, Ron Alterovitz, Vin...
MICCAI
2003
Springer
14 years 8 months ago
Needle Steering and Model-Based Trajectory Planning
Needle insertion for percutaneous therapies is formulated as a trajectory planning and control problem. A new concept of needle steering is developed and a Needle Manipulation Jaco...
Simon P. DiMaio, S. E. Salcudean
MICCAI
2007
Springer
14 years 8 months ago
Robotic Assistant for Transperineal Prostate Interventions in 3T Closed MRI
Abstract. Numerous studies have demonstrated the efficacy of imageguided needle-based therapy and biopsy in the management of prostate cancer. The accuracy of traditional prostate ...
Gregory S. Fischer, Simon P. DiMaio, Iulian Iordac...
IJRR
2010
125views more  IJRR 2010»
13 years 4 months ago
Mechanics of Flexible Needles Robotically Steered through Soft Tissue
The tip asymmetry of a bevel-tip needle results in the needle naturally bending when it is inserted into soft tissue. This enables robotic needle steering, which can be used in me...
Sarthak Misra, Kyle B. Reed, Benjamin W. Schafer, ...
BIBE
2007
IEEE
101views Bioinformatics» more  BIBE 2007»
14 years 1 months ago
A Robotic System for Real-time Tumor Manipulation During Image guided Breast Biopsy
Breast biopsy guided by imaging techniques such as ultrasound is widely used to evaluate suspicious masses within the breast. Currently, ultrasound imaging does not allow live guid...
Vishnu Mallapragada, Nilanjan Sarkar, Tarun Kanti ...