A quiet hand for microneurosurgery: twiddle your thumb. Technical note.

Abstract

Fatigue is both the most tremor-producing factor and the constant companion of a busy neurosurgeon. Because of the difficulty in controlling tremor-generating factors, the authors sought to develop a means of manipulating surgical instruments with minimal muscle movement while allowing accurate and repeatable movements in all conditions. The "quiet hand… (More)

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@article{Ferguson2004AQH, title={A quiet hand for microneurosurgery: twiddle your thumb. Technical note.}, author={R Lawrence Ferguson and Kirk W Jobe}, journal={Journal of neurosurgery}, year={2004}, volume={101 3}, pages={541-4} }