Evaluate safety and efficacy of a newly introduced stapler in bariatric surgery as compared to established surgical staplers.
The aim of this work is to enable automatic initialization of vision-based navigation systems developed for endoscopy. Most such systems present innovations in registrat
Most robotic surgery applications of augmented reality (AR) focus on bringing pre-operative images (e.g., MRI) into the surgeon’s intra-operative workspace. We are
Ligation clips are used ubiquitously throughout minimally invasive surgery for apposition of tissues. However, their size limits their application beyond ligation of sma
Checking invasion of SMA have a decisive effect on proceeding the surgery for pancreatic head cancer. Although previous studies showed that SMA-first approach (SFA) tec
The aim of this study was to look at the feasibility of using the new version of cholangioscope (Boston Scientific ) in managing the left out calculi in the postcholecys
Overinflation of a jejunostomy tube balloon occurs at a significant rate based on our experience with clinical tube dysfunction and incidental discovery on
Recently, laparoscopic surgery for choledocal cyst and biliary atresia has become popular in the pediatric field in light of these procedures’ approval fo
To develop a first-person interactive computer simulation game that can train medical professionals to lead an ad hoc team.
Kotaro Kusu, BSc, Yoshihisa Matsunaga, Takuro Ishii, MSc, Kazuya Kawamura, PhD, Tatsuo Igarashi, MD, PhD. Chiba University. Handling of parenchymal organs is a critical issue in exposing the operative field or exerting counter traction. Restraint of size and number of access point in laparoscopic or robot-assisted surgeries prompted us to make novel “biomimetic” retracting system […]