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Basic Study of Appropriate Knot-Tying Force in the Gastrointestinal Tract for Development of Haptic Surgical Robot

By Junya Oguma, Soji Ozawa, Yasuhide Morikawa, Toshiharu Furukawa, Yuko Kitagawa, Masakazu Ueda, Kouhei Ohnishi and Masaki Kitajima

Published: January 1st 2008

DOI: 10.5772/5255

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Junya Oguma, Soji Ozawa, Yasuhide Morikawa, Toshiharu Furukawa, Yuko Kitagawa, Masakazu Ueda, Kouhei Ohnishi and Masaki Kitajima (January 1st 2008). Basic Study of Appropriate Knot-Tying Force in the Gastrointestinal Tract for Development of Haptic Surgical Robot, Medical Robotics, Vanja Bozovic, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/5255. Available from:

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