Malaysian Journal of Computer Science (ISSN 0127-9084)
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Title:SalFSAR: A Dual Purpose Device for Laparoscopic Training and Tele-Surgery
Auhtor(s): Rosli Salleh,Zaidi Razak ,Darwin Caldwell,Rui Loureiro,
Journal:Malaysian Journal of Computer Science (ISSN 0127-9084)
Volume:18, No 1
Year:2005
Keywords:Virtual Simulation, Laparoscopic Training, Surgical Robot, Tele-surgery
Abstract:This paper presents the design of the Salford Laparoscopic Feedback Simulators and Robot (SalFSAR). It is designed as a dual-purpose device i.e. as a laparoscopic manipulator for virtual reality (VR) simulation and also as a surgical robot. A VR environment has been developed to test the applicability of the device for assisting surgeons in laparoscopic surgery procedures.
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