Microrobots for minimally invasive medicine.

  title={Microrobots for minimally invasive medicine.},
  author={Bradley J. Nelson and Ioannis K. Kaliakatsos and Jake J. Abbott},
  journal={Annual review of biomedical engineering},
Microrobots have the potential to revolutionize many aspects of medicine. These untethered, wirelessly controlled and powered devices will make existing therapeutic and diagnostic procedures less invasive and will enable new procedures never before possible. The aim of this review is threefold: first, to provide a comprehensive survey of the technological state of the art in medical microrobots; second, to explore the potential impact of medical microrobots and inspire future research in this… 

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