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A cobotic solution for surgical applications

Anna Kochan (European Associate Editor for Industrial Robot)

Industrial Robot

ISSN: 0143-991x

Article publication date: 1 December 2004

Abstract

The French commissariat for atomic energy (CEA) has developed the Surgicobot to assist surgeons in performing high risk maxillo‐facial and orthopaedic operations. The solution makes use of Virtuose, a CEA‐developed haptic system that provides a force‐feedback function to prevent the surgeon from moving his instruments too close to vital nerves.

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Citation

Kochan, A. (2004), "A cobotic solution for surgical applications", Industrial Robot, Vol. 31 No. 6, pp. 478-480. https://doi.org/10.1108/01439910410566317

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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