Liviu Iacob SCURTU, Nicolae Plitea


The paper presents the kinematics of an innovative parallel structure designed for the manipulation of surgical instruments in minimally invasive surgery. Some advantages of using parallel robots in medicine could be emphasized: precision of the movements, absence of the laparoscope operator’s natural tremor,  precise, stable view of the internal surgical field for the surgeon, reduces eye fatigue, eliminates the need for a second surgeon to be present for the entire procedure.  Key words:  parallel robot, robotic assisted surgery, laparoscopic surgery

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