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Remote Telesurgery Daniel Obenshain and Tom Tantillo
 

Summary: Remote Telesurgery
Daniel Obenshain and Tom Tantillo
Telesurgery
Telesurgery means performing surgery via
robotic tools, as opposed to traditional
laproscopy or even more traditional open
surgery.
This allows surgeons to perform "minimally
invasive" operations with more control than
ordinary laproscopy.
Da Vinci Robot
The da Vinci Robot, build by Intuitive Surgical,
has become the most commonly used
instrument for telesurgery.
It has two parts: the control console and the
patient side.
Image from http://www.davincisurgery.com, 2009 Inuitive Surgical, Inc.
Remote Telesurgery
Remote telesurgery is the same as normal
telesurgery, except that the surgeon and the

  

Source: Amir, Yair - Department of Computer Science, Johns Hopkins University

 

Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences