Optics Express Release: Cyborg Surgeon: Hand and Technology Combine in New Surgical Tool That Enables Superhuman Precision
9/27/2012 3:59:48 PM
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Even the most skilled and steady surgeons experience minute, almost imperceptible hand tremors when performing delicate tasks. Normally, these tiny motions are inconsequential, but for doctors specializing in fine-scale surgery, such as operating inside the human eye or repairing microscopic nerve fibers, freehand tremors can pose a serious risk for patients.
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