Published in Medical Imaging Business Week, July 21st, 2005
According to recent research from Germany, "The assistance received by the surgeon from support personnel during operative laparoscopy is extremely important. This includes retraction of instruments and endoscope positioning."
"However, human assistance is costly and often does not provide satisfaction for the surgeon. The aim of this study was to develop a mechanical arm capable of allowing easy handling and holding of laparoscopic instruments under the surgeon's control," explained researchers.
According to A. Arezzo...
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