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Telemanipulation Systems, Surgical

Definition : Telemanipulation systems designed to perform surgery without physical contact of the surgeon with the operating instruments (i.e., remote surgery), either in a contiguous operating room or at a distant place. These systems typically consist of a surgeon's workstation, including a high-resolution stereoscopic video display, instruments similar to those in the operating field, and an electronic control module; a remote patient unit including robotic arms that manipulate the instruments that actually perform the surgery; and links (e.g., coaxial cable) that connect the patient unit to the workstation. These systems are intended to allow surgeons to remotely treat injured patients during emergencies (e.g., cholecystectomies, hemorrhage control, gastrostomies) for auxiliary tasks during surgical procedures such as holding devices (e.g., a laparoscopic camera) steadier than an assistant can; to perform precise microsurgery, scaling down surgeon hand movements and filtering out the hand tremor; and/or for other general and minimally invasive surgical procedures.

Entry Terms : "Da Vinci Robots" , "Surgical Robot" , "Master-Slave Surgical Systems" , "Robotic Surgical Systems" , "Surgical Telemanipulation Systems"

UMDC code : 18599

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Curexo Technology Corp

Company Type: Parent

ROBODOC System has assisted surgeons in more than 28,000 joint replacement procedures across the United States, Europe, Japan, Korea and India. Meanwhile, the company continues its role at the forefront of medical technology through continual development of the ROBODOC System.

Hansen Medical Inc

Company Type: Parent

Hansen Medical, a global leader in flexible robotics, was born from the vision of creating a new generation of advanced medical robotics- a generation that would empower and protect physicians while providing enhanced care for patients.

Intuitive Surgical Inc

Company Type: Parent

Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISRG) is the global technology leader in robotic-assisted minimally invasive surgery (MIS). The Company's da Vinci Surgical System offers surgeons superior 3D HD visualization, enhanced dexterity, greater precision and ergonomic comfort for the optimal performance of MIS. The da Vinci System enables surgeons to perform even complex procedures such as heart valve and cancer surgery through 1-2 cm incisions.

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