Robot set loose to film your insides

日期:2019-03-02 12:04:03 作者:司徒墀党 阅读:

By Duncan Graham-Rowe NEXT time you go under the knife, it may not be just the surgeon poking about inside you. A radio-controlled robot could be roaming round in there too, providing an extra eye for surgeons performing minimally invasive “keyhole” procedures. The robot, developed by Dmitry Oleynikov and colleagues at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, can move around inside the stomach or abdomen to give surgeons a new perspective on the area being operated on. It is also equipped with a retractable needle,