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Journal Articles
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Med. Devices. December 2011, 5(4): 044502.
Published Online: November 14, 2011
... and Cancer ,” N. Engl. J. Med. , 361 ( 3 ), pp. 264 – 270 . 10.1056/NEJMoa0806347 18 Loeve , A. J. , Van de Ven , O. S. , Vogel , J. G. , Breedveld , P. , and Dankelman , J. , 2010 , “ Vacuum Packed Particles as Flexible Endoscope Guides With Controllable Rigidity...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Med. Devices. December 2011, 5(4): 041001.
Published Online: November 7, 2011
...Andrew C. Rau; Mary Frecker; Abraham Mathew; Eric Pauli This paper presents a 3.0 mm diameter multifunctional endoscopic forceps design for use in minimally invasive flexible endoscopic surgical procedures. Multifunctional capabilities including grasping, spreading, and cauterizing tissue are...
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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Med. Devices. September 2011, 5(3): 034501.
Published Online: August 15, 2011
...Matthew J. Kundrat; Per G. Reinhall; Eric J. Seibel A new and miniature imaging device is being developed to allow flexible endoscopy in regions of the body that are difficult to reach. The scanning fiber endoscope employs a single scanning optical fiber to illuminate a target area, while...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Med. Devices. September 2011, 5(3): 031005.
Published Online: August 8, 2011
...JungHun Choi; David Drozek Endoscopy is a minimally invasive procedure using instruments that pass through the body for diagnostic purposes and minimizes the risks associated with open surgery. Colonoscopy can viewed as an endoscopic procedure of the colon. Colonoscopy may cause extreme discomfort...
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Article Type: Design Of Medical Devices Conference Abstracts
J. Med. Devices. June 2011, 5(2): 027535.
Published Online: June 15, 2011
...JungHun Choi; Jonathan Litten 15 06 2011 15 06 2011 actuators biomedical optical imaging endoscopes manipulators medical robotics position control Colonoscopy can be associated with many problems, such as mechanical trauma due to the distal tip contacting the colon...
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Article Type: Design Of Medical Devices Conference Abstracts
J. Med. Devices. June 2011, 5(2): 027535.
Published Online: June 15, 2011
...JungHun Choi; Ravindra Kale 15 06 2011 15 06 2011 biomedical education biomedical optical imaging cancer data acquisition endoscopes training Colorectal cancer is one of the commonly occurring types of cancer and individuals above 50 years of age are considered at a...
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Article Type: Design Of Medical Devices Conference Abstracts
J. Med. Devices. June 2011, 5(2): 027531.
Published Online: June 14, 2011
...Jong Yoon; Tim Soper; Eric J. Seibel 14 06 2011 14 06 2011 biomedical optical imaging cancer endoscopes image reconstruction image segmentation mechatronics medical image processing medical robotics While cystoscopic surveillance, which uses a type of endoscope...
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Article Type: Design Of Medical Devices Conference Abstracts
J. Med. Devices. June 2011, 5(2): 027529.
Published Online: June 14, 2011
...Ewout Arkenbout; Frank-Willem Jansen; Just Herder 14 06 2011 14 06 2011 biological tissues endoscopes gynaecology surgery In literature, little comparison data are available between various morcellators, which are used to remove large tissue masses minimally invasively...
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Article Type: Design Of Medical Devices Conference Abstracts
J. Med. Devices. June 2011, 5(2): 027533.
Published Online: June 14, 2011
...Ryan McCormick; Tyler D. Wortman; Kyle W. Strabala; Tom P. Frederick; Dmitry Oleynikov; Shane M. Farritor 14 06 2011 14 06 2011 endoscopes medical robotics surgery user interfaces The adoption of laparoendoscopic single-site surgery (LESS) provides potential for...
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Article Type: Design Of Medical Devices Conference Abstracts
J. Med. Devices. June 2011, 5(2): 027518.
Published Online: June 13, 2011
...Wei Jian Chin; Akiko Nakamura; Michael Head; Shane Farritor; Dmitry Olyenikov; Carl A. Nelson; Chi Min Seow 13 06 2011 13 06 2011 end effectors endoscopes medical robotics surgery Intra-abdominal surgery has taken large steps away from the conventional method of open...
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Article Type: Design Of Medical Devices Conference Abstracts
J. Med. Devices. June 2011, 5(2): 027507.
Published Online: June 9, 2011
...Jeff Midday; Alan Goyzueta; Carl A. Nelson; Dmitry Oleynikov 09 06 2011 09 06 2011 endoscopes materials handling equipment medical robotics orifices (mechanical) surgery In Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES), in vivo robots can be utilized to...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Med. Devices. March 2011, 5(1): 011004.
Published Online: February 17, 2011
...Joseph E. Petrzelka; Manas C. Menon; Clara J. Stefanov-Wagner; Suresh K. Agarwal; Dimitris Chatzigeorgiou; Michelle Lustrino; Alexander H. Slocum This paper describes the development of an articulating endoscopic screw driver that can be used to place screws in osteosynthetic plates during...
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Article Type: Design Innovations
J. Med. Devices. December 2010, 4(4): 045001.
Published Online: October 12, 2010
...Arjo J. Loeve; Johannes H. Bosma; Paul Breedveld; Dimitra Dodou; Jenny Dankelman Flexible endoscopes are used for diagnostic and therapeutic interventions in the human body for their ability to be advanced through tortuous trajectories. However, this very same property causes difficulties as well...
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Article Type: Design Of Medical Devices Conference Abstracts
J. Med. Devices. June 2010, 4(2): 027541.
Published Online: August 12, 2010
...Thomas Secord; H. Harry Asada Surgical robots have greatly facilitated numerous challenging medical procedures such as totally endoscopic coronary artery bypass grafting. Despite the initial success of some classical robotic mechanisms (e.g., the da Vinci robot from Intuitive Surgical), limitations...
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Article Type: Design Of Medical Devices Conference Abstracts
J. Med. Devices. June 2010, 4(2): 027525.
Published Online: August 10, 2010
...Yurika Inoue; Amir Sabet Sarvestani; Jonathan Yap; Douglas L. Yeung Video capsule endoscopy (VCE) is a method used to wirelessly scan the gastrointestinal (GI) tract lumen. Despite the effectiveness of VCE in GI endoscopic procedures, VCE is limited because it lacks the capability to exactly locate...
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Article Type: Design Of Medical Devices Conference Abstracts
J. Med. Devices. June 2010, 4(2): 027526.
Published Online: August 10, 2010
...Joseph Petrzelka; Dimitris Chatzigeorgiou; Manas C. Menon; Michelle E. Lustrino; Clara J. Stefanov-Wagner; Alexander H. Slocum; Suresh K. Agarwal This paper describes the development of an articulating endoscopic screw driver that can be used to place screws in osteosynthetic plates during...
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Article Type: Design Of Medical Devices Conference Abstracts
J. Med. Devices. June 2010, 4(2): 027518.
Published Online: August 10, 2010
...Paul Breedveld Laparoscopic surgery is carried out using long and slender endoscopes and instruments that are inserted through small incisions in the abdominal wall. Current endoscopes and instruments are rigid and have the drawback that their motion is restricted to 4-degrees of freedom (DOF...
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Article Type: Design Of Medical Devices Conference Abstracts
J. Med. Devices. June 2010, 4(2): 027519.
Published Online: August 10, 2010
...Arjo Loeve; Johannes H. Bosma; Paul Breedveld; Dimitra Dodou; Jenny Dankelman Flexible endoscopes are used for diagnostic and therapeutic interventions in the human body for their ability to be advanced through tortuous trajectories. However, this very same property causes difficulties as well. For...
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Article Type: Design Of Medical Devices Conference Abstracts
J. Med. Devices. June 2010, 4(2): 027515.
Published Online: August 9, 2010
... instruments for performing laparoscopic surgery have improved over the years, loss of vision through the endoscopic lens caused by fog, liquid, and solid debris common to laparoscopic procedures remains a significant problem. In this paper, a shielding mechanism that maintains visibility through the...
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Article Type: Design Of Medical Devices Conference Abstracts
J. Med. Devices. June 2010, 4(2): 027510.
Published Online: August 9, 2010
...Casandra Niebel; Mary Frecker This paper summarizes the design and testing of a biopsy needle to be used through a flexible endoscope. There is a need for a biopsy needle that can be used through the endoscopic channel to perform zero invasive biopsies on the gastrointestinal system and other...