Instead Of Having Robot All Around Patient, How About Having The Patient All Around The Robot?, Southwestern Medical School And University of Nebraska Study

Published: Aug 10, 2009

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Medical News Today -- UroToday.com - Paradigm shift; instead of having the robot all around the patient and weighing 800 kg., how about having the patient all around the robot and weighing only a few 100 mg? The pioneering work of Cadeddu at Southwestern Medical School with magnetically controlled intracorporeal robots and by Dmitry Oleynikov at the University of Nebraska with electrically tethered intracorporeal robots could change the entire face of LESS and of NOTES.

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