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Snakes on a (Surgical) Plain

Posted on: Sunday, April 6th, 2008 in: Cardiology, Treatment modalities

Laparoscopic and robotic surgery has been the standard for a number of abdominal and pelvic surgical procedures for some time, but researchers are now pushing the envelope further with “keyhole” and “pinhole” surgery using ever smaller and more flexible robotic tools. One recent advance, called CardioARM(tm), is being developed jointly by Carnegie Mellon University and [...]