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Robotics Tackles Neurosurgery
ROBOCAST performing simulated surgery
Photo courtesy ROBOCAST project.
ROBOCAST performing simulated surgery.
As the number and complexity of robotic surgical procedures continues to grow, so do the sophistication of the surgical devices themselves.
By Emmet Cole


A consortium of European researchers from the commercial and academic robotics communities has developed a robot designed to help surgeons perform delicate, keyhole neurosurgical procedures. The resulting ROBOCAST system (for ROBOt and sensors integration for Computer-Assisted Surgery and Therapy) promises to enhance surgical planning, provide trajectory targeting beyond the capabilities of human surgeons, and supply surgeons with haptic feedback to improve their performance.

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