Danilo De Lorenzo

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BACKGROUND Force feedback in robotic minimally invasive surgery allows the human operator to manipulate tissues as if his/her hands were in contact with the patient organs. A force sensor mounted on the probe raises problems with sterilization of the overall surgical tool. Also, the use of off-axis gauges introduces a moment that increases the friction(More)
During neurosurgical “keyhole” procedures (i.e. functional neurosurgery and biopsies), linear probes are inserted into the brain toward selected targets. Recently, robotic systems have been introduced to help the surgeon to improve the operation accuracy and safety while simultaneously reducing the invasiveness of the procedure. In this paper,(More)
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