Medical Case Studies in Mechatronics


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<emphasis role="bold">Introduction</emphasis> This chapter presents medical case studies in which recently developed devices and techniques were used in various fields of medical practice. These include handheld snake-like robots, smart probes for detecting kidney stones and breast cancer, an ankle-sprain evaluation system, an active prosthetic knee, an instrument for esophagectomy and a smart system for detecting cardiovascular plaque.
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Citation
Siamak Najarian; Javad Dargahi, Ph.D.,; Goldis Darbemamieh; Siamak Hajizadeh Farkoush: Mechatronics in Medicine: A Biomedical Engineering Approach. Medical Case Studies in Mechatronics, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2012), AccessEngineering Export