Smaller, smarter, softer robotic arm for endoscopic surgery -- COMPAMED Trade Fair

Smaller, smarter, softer robotic arm for endoscopic surgery

08/04/2017

Image: conventional endoscopy; woman lying and doctor standing next to her; Copyright: panthermedia.net/jackf

Flexible endoscopes can snake through narrow passages to treat difficult to reach areas of the body. However, once they arrive at their target, these devices rely on rigid surgical tools to manipulate or remove tissue ; © panthermedia.net/jackf