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Surgical robotics and image guided therapy in pediatric surgery: emerging and converging minimal access technologies.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17055957     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Minimal access surgery (MAS) is now commonplace in the armamentarium of the pediatric surgeon, and is being applied to a growing list of pediatric surgical diseases. Robot-assisted surgery and image guided therapy (IGT) have evolved as innovative minimal access approaches, and hold the promise of advancing MAS far beyond what is currently possible. The aims of this article are to describe the currently available robotic, and image guided therapy systems, review their present and potential applications, and discuss the future directions of these converging technologies.
Venita Chandra; Sanjeev Dutta; Craig T Albanese
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Seminars in pediatric surgery     Volume:  15     ISSN:  1055-8586     ISO Abbreviation:  Semin. Pediatr. Surg.     Publication Date:  2006 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-10-23     Completed Date:  2007-02-12     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9216162     Medline TA:  Semin Pediatr Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  267-75     Citation Subset:  IM    
Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Equipment Design
Robotics / instrumentation*
Surgery, Computer-Assisted / instrumentation*
Surgical Procedures, Minimally Invasive / instrumentation*
Technology Assessment, Biomedical

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