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State of the art in medical robotics in Poland: development of the Robin Heart and other robots.
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PMID:  22905839     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The first Polish project in medical robotics began in 2000. Now, a decade later, the Robin Heart surgical telemanipulator has the potential to become widely used in many branches of surgery. The original robot and mechatronic tools have successfully completed the required laboratory tests and animal studies. The Foundation of Cardiac Surgery Development in Zabrze, Poland, has launched a series of large-scale educational and awareness-raising activities aiming to promote medical robotics in Poland. At present, works on a rehabilitation robot are in progress in two centers. This article is an attempt to summarize the advances in medical robotics in Poland, to present the most interesting achievements to date and to discuss the prospects for further development.
Authors:
Zbigniew Nawrat
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Expert review of medical devices     Volume:  9     ISSN:  1745-2422     ISO Abbreviation:  Expert Rev Med Devices     Publication Date:  2012 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-08-21     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101230445     Medline TA:  Expert Rev Med Devices     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  353-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Foundation of Cardiac Surgery Development, 41-800 Zabrze, Poland Medical University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland. nawrat@frk.pl.
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