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Medical Robotics

New Achievements

Edited by Serdar Küçük

University of Kocaeli


Abdullah Erdem Canda

Koç University

Medical robotics has significant potential for treating patients rapidly and comfortably. Surgical and rehabilitation robotic systems comprise a major portion of medical robots. Both types of robots have unique advantages that are continually improved upon day after day and year after year. This book critically examines the development and historical evolution of medical robotics with a particular focus on urologic robotic surgery.

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Medical RoboticsNew AchievementsEdited by Serdar Küçük

Published: April 15th 2020

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.75257

ISBN: 978-1-83968-496-8

Print ISBN: 978-1-83968-495-1

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83968-497-5

Copyright year: 2020

Books open for chapter submissions

2961 Total Chapter Downloads

3 Crossref Citations

1 Web of Science Citations

3 Dimensions Citations


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1. Introductory Chapter: Medical Robots in Surgery and Rehabilitation

By Serdar Kucuk


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2. CFD Analysis of Flow Characteristics in a Jet Laryngoscope and the Different Application Forms of Superimposed Jet Ventilation

By Alexander Aloy, Simon Hell, Andreas Nowak and Matthaeus Grasl


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3. Application of a Robotic Rehabilitation Training System for Recovery of Severe Plegie Hand Motor Function after a Stroke

By Hirofumi Tanabe, Munehiro Ikuta, Toshimasa Mikawa, Akihiko Kondo and Yoshifumi Morita


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4. An Active Exoskeleton Called P.I.G.R.O. Designed for Unloaded Robotic Neurorehabilitation Training

By Guido Belforte, Terenziano Raparelli, Gabriella Eula, Silvia Sirolli, Silvia Appendino, Giuliano Carlo Geminiani, Elisabetta Geda, Marina Zettin, Roberta Virgilio and Katiuscia Sacco


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5. Surgical Planning and Additive Manufacturing of an Anatomical Model: A Case Study of a Spine Surgery

By Levent Aydin, Ozgur Cakir, Riza Dilek and Mucahit Ege


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6. Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction: Robot-Assisted Pyeloplasty

By Pietro Diana, Paolo Casale, Alberto Rosario Saita, Giovanni Lughezzani and Nicolomaria Buffi


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7. Robotic-Assisted Inguinal Lymphadenectomy (RAIL)

By Victor Enrique Corona-Montes, Eduardo Gonzalez-Cuenca and Marcos Tobias-Machado


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8. Robotic Sacrocolpopexy for Treatment of Prolapse of the Apical Segment of the Vagina

By Kwang Jin Ko and Kyu-Sung Lee


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9. Robot-Assisted Kidney Transplantation

By Karel Decaestecker, Angelo Territo, Riccardo Campi, Benjamin Van Parys, Giulio Bevilacqua, Liesbeth Desender and Alberto Breda


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