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Journal of Healthcare Engineering
Volume 3 (2012), Issue 1, Pages 105-123
Research Article

Usability Assessment of Two Different Control Modes for the Master Console of a Laparoscopic Surgical Robot

Xiaoli Zhang,1 Carl A. Nelson,2,3,4 and Dmitry Oleynikov3,4

1Division of Engineering and Physics, Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, PA, USA
2Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL), Lincoln, NE, USA
3Department of Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC), Omaha, NE, USA
4UNMC Center for Advanced Surgical Technology, Omaha, NE, USA

Received 1 March 2011; Accepted 1 December 2011

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