Postural mechatronic assistant for laparoscopic training.

  title={Postural mechatronic assistant for laparoscopic training.},
  author={Arturo Minor Mart{\'i}nez and R Mu{\~n}oz Guerrero and Julia Nieto and Ricardo Ordorica Flores},
  journal={Minimally invasive therapy & allied technologies : MITAT : official journal of the Society for Minimally Invasive Therapy},
  volume={14 6},
In this article we describe a new concept for manipulating a laparoscope during surgery training. The methodology of handling and navigating of the laparoscope suggested depends on the position of the surgeon's body, assisted by a mechatronic system with three degrees of freedom.