Haptics in Robot-Assisted Surgery: Challenges and Benefits

  title={Haptics in Robot-Assisted Surgery: Challenges and Benefits},
  author={Nima Enayati and Elena De Momi and Giancarlo Ferrigno},
  journal={IEEE Reviews in Biomedical Engineering},
Robotic surgery is transforming the current surgical practice, not only by improving the conventional surgical methods but also by introducing innovative robot-enhanced approaches that broaden the capabilities of clinicians. Being mainly of man-machine collaborative type, surgical robots are seen as media that transfer pre- and intraoperative information to the operator and reproduce his/her motion, with appropriate filtering, scaling, or limitation, to physically interact with the patient. The… CONTINUE READING

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