Journal of Robotics / 2012 / Article / Fig 4

Review Article

Advances in Haptics, Tactile Sensing, and Manipulation for Robot-Assisted Minimally Invasive Surgery, Noninvasive Surgery, and Diagnosis

Figure 4

(a) Black Falcon robotic system developed at MIT for laparoscopic surgery [9]. (b) Laparoscopic telesurgical workstation jointly developed by the UC Berkeley and UC San Francisco [10]. Both systems aim to enhance the dexterity and sensation of minimally invasive surgery through using scaled robotic manipulators under the control of the surgeon.
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(a) Black Falcon laparoscopic robot
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(b) Robotic telesurgical workstation by UCB & UCSF