A Novel Robotic Meshworm With Segment-Bending Anchoring for Colonoscopy Julius E. Bernth | Alberto Arezzo | Hongbin LiuIEEE ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION LETTERS, VOL. 2, NO. 3, JULY 2017DOI:10.1109/LRA.2017.2678540 The authors introduced a novel design worm inspired robotic endoscope with multi degrees of freedom segments, which can move itself forward and backward by anchoring the different…

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Learning to Detect Collisions for Continuum Manipulators without a Prior Model Shahriar Sefati | Shahin Sefati | Iulian Iordachita | Russell H. Taylor | Mehran ArmandMICCAI 2019: Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention – MICCAI 2019DOI: http://doi.org/10.1109/IROS.2013.6696866 The high dexterity, flexibility and compliance of the continuum manipulator (CM) make it suitable for minimally invasive…

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STIFF-FLOP Surgical Manipulator: mechanical design and experimental characterization of the single module Matteo Cianchetti | Tommaso Ranzani | Giada Gerboni | Iris De Falco | Cecilia Laschi | Arianna Menciassi2013 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) November 3-7, 2013 (Tokyo, Japan).DOI: http://doi.org/10.1109/IROS.2013.6696866 This paper combines the use of pneumatic actuators and granular…

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Water‐jet outer sheath with braided shape memory polymer tubes for upper gastrointestinal tract screening Linkun Yin | Shuxin Wang | Siyang ZuoInternational Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery (IF 1.634)DOI: 10.1002/rcs.1944 The authors presented a novel class of endoscope based on braided shape-memory polymer (SMP) tubing and water-jet steering, with the intention to…

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