Ex-vivo experiments with a microrobotic surgical system for vitreo-retinal surgery

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Abstract

Purpose:Developments in vitreo-retinal eye surgery are limited by human capabilities. To improve current vitreo-retinal surgical procedures and to enable new procedures, a robotic system has been developed, extending human capabilities. Methods:A compact, lightweight, easy to setup robotic master-slave system has been realized to perform vitreo-retinal eye surgery (Slave see Figure 1, Master see Figure 2). The system’s reach covers the major part of the vitreous cavity (up to the peripheral region). A combination of advanced mechanical and control design facilitates high accuracy (
Original languageEnglish
PagesE-Abstract 3789-
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Eventconference; Annual meeting: Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology; 2012-05-05; 2012-05-11 -
Duration: 5 May 201211 May 2012

Conference

Conferenceconference; Annual meeting: Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology; 2012-05-05; 2012-05-11
Period5/05/1211/05/12
OtherAnnual meeting: Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology

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Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 6-10 May 2012, Fort Lauerdale, Florida

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Meenink, H. C. M., Naus, G. J. L., Beelen, M. J., Steinbuch, M., Rosielle, P. C. J. N., & Smet, de, M. D. (2012). Ex-vivo experiments with a microrobotic surgical system for vitreo-retinal surgery. E-Abstract 3789-. Poster session presented at conference; Annual meeting: Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology; 2012-05-05; 2012-05-11, .