The basic science of robotic surgery

Ben Challacombe, Dan Stoianovici

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Abstract

This chapter aims to cover the basic science of robotic surgery focusing on all the devices currently in clinical use. We hope to give the potential and practicing robotic surgeon an understanding of the scientific basis behind the machines themselves and provide a concise framework of the practical nuances.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationUrologic Robotic Surgery in Clinical Practice
PublisherSpringer London
Pages21-43
Number of pages23
ISBN (Print)9781848002425
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2008

Keywords

  • Degrees of freedom
  • Ergonomics
  • Remote centre of motion

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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    Challacombe, B., & Stoianovici, D. (2008). The basic science of robotic surgery. In Urologic Robotic Surgery in Clinical Practice (pp. 21-43). Springer London. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-84800-243-2_2