Development of an integrated haptic system for simulating upper gastrointestinal endoscopy

  title={Development of an integrated haptic system for simulating upper gastrointestinal endoscopy},
  author={Shanthanu Chakravarthy and Mythra V. Balakuntala and Ashwin Mairpady Rao and Ravi Kumar Thakur and Gondi Kondaiah Ananthasuresh},
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Organic Haptics: Intersection of Materials Chemistry and Tactile Perception
Stimuli-responsive organic materials, such as polymers and composites, are a class of materials which can change their oxidation state, conductivity, shape, and rheological properties, and thus might be useful in future haptic technologies.
Training Simulators for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy: Current and Future Perspectives
This review offers a broad view of the technology available for GI endoscopy training, including platforms currently in the market and the relevant advancements in this research and application field.
Surgical Applications of Compliant Mechanisms: A Review
The application of compliant mechanisms to surgical interventions is reviewed and the surgical applications of CMs are assessed by classification into five major groups, namely, (i) grasping and cutting, (ii) reachability and steerability, (iii) transmission, (iv) sensing, and (v) implants and deployed devices.


Design and Evaluation of a Novel Haptic Interface for Endoscopic Simulation
The proposed haptic interface, together with the virtual reality, form a highly realistic training simulator for endoscopic surgeons, applicable not only to colonoscopy, but also to similar interventions.
Real-time haptic interface for VR colonoscopy simulation.
A computer-assisted haptic simulator to safely train surgeons to colonoscopy procedures and a virtual reality environment has been developed to provide real-time visualisation and force feedback.
Development of a Haptic Interface for Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery Simulation
A novel decoupled 2-DOF haptic device was developed to provide realistic force feedback to the user in training and a feedforward friction compensator was successfully implemented to minimize the negative impact of friction during the interaction with the device.
Implementation of a haptic interface for a virtual reality simulator for flexible endoscopy
The paper focuses on the design and implementation of the special purpose haptic display which actively generates forces to model the complex interaction of physician, endoscope and patient.
Haptic Interface of the KAIST-Ewha Colonoscopy Simulator II
An improved haptic interface for the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology Ewha Colonoscopy Simulator II is presented, and the result shows that the developed haptic interfaces provides realistic haptic feedback for colonoscopy simulations.
Mobile virtual endoscope system with haptic and visual information for non-invasive inspection training
VR training system for endoscopic inspection of intestine has been investigated and a mobile total system for hospitals is developed that consists of a miniaturized haptic mechanism to provide force sensation to the doctor, microcomputer and LCD display.
Design issues in a haptics-based master-slave system for minimally invasive surgery
First, the design of a user interface that can be used to incorporate haptic interaction in robot-assisted MIS is discussed and a laparoscopic end effector that meets MlS requirements and is instrumented for haptic feedback is discussed.
NOViSE: a virtual natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery simulator
VR simulation of NOTES procedures can contribute to surgical training and improve the educational experience without putting patients at risk, raising ethical issues or requiring expensive animal or cadaver facilities.
The Role of Haptics in Medical Training Simulators: A Survey of the State of the Art
The role of haptics within virtual medical training applications, particularly, where it can be used to aid a practitioner to learn and practice a task, is discussed.
Performance Metrics for Haptic Interfaces
  • E. Samur
  • Computer Science
    Springer Series on Touch and Haptic Systems
  • 2012
The generic methodology will enable researchers to experimentally assess the suitability of a haptic interface for a specific purpose, to characterize and compare devices quantitatively and to identify possible improvement strategies in the design of a system.