Applications of MEMS in surgery

  title={Applications of MEMS in surgery},
  author={Keith J. Rebello},
  journal={Proceedings of the IEEE},
  • K. Rebello
  • Published 8 November 2004
  • Engineering, Medicine
  • Proceedings of the IEEE
In the past few decades, microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) have found themselves being adopted into a wide variety of fields and disciplines. Recently there has been an increased interest in the use of MEMS for surgical applications. MEMS technology has the potential to not only improve the functionality of existing surgical devices, but also add new capabilities, which allow surgeons to develop new techniques and perform entirely new procedures. MEMS can improve surgical outcomes, lower… 
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