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User-centred System Design Approach Applied on a Robotic Flexible Endoscope

Jeroen G. Ruiter, Mascha C. van der Voort, G. Maarten Bonnema
2013 Procedia Computer Science  
Demonstrators were built to evaluate critical concepts in clinical relevant experiments.  ...  Seven steps are executed to convert user preferences and capabilities into concepts: Determine focus area of development.  ...  Designers should not only rely on their own experience and common sense but have to verify requirements and ideas with end users.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procs.2013.01.061 fatcat:lleyochycbacbau4c6jbwfdhee

Magnetic robotic manoeuvring of gastrointestinal video capsules: preliminary phantom tests

Federico Carpi, Carlo Pappone
2008 Biomedicine and Pharmacotherapy  
In order to provide motion control properties, a technique based on the application of external magnetic fields, capable of manoeuvring a capsule previously equipped with a magnetic component, was recently  ...  This paper presents preliminary results of the first experimental implementation of this concept with a magnetic robotic system recently introduced in the clinical practice, although for different applications  ...  Beyond such designs, one of the most important challenges towards a clinically applicable magnetic control system for endoscopic capsules is completely open today: it is related to the development of an  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.biopha.2008.07.057 pmid:18786802 fatcat:l4w7t74z3vh45iler2wz3jlona

Theoretical and practical considerations for teaching diagnostic electronic-nose technologies to clinical laboratory technicians

Alphus Dan Wilson
2012 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
The majority of test results from laboratory analyses, performed with these analytical instruments often prior to clinical examinations, are frequently used for management decisions pertaining to patient  ...  The rapid development of new electronic technologies and instruments, utilized to perform many current clinical operations in the biomedical field, is changing the way medical health care is delivered  ...  The author hopes that the teaching methods presented here will facilitate improved, effective and efficient training of technical laboratory personnel in the operational procedures of e-nose instruments  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2011.12.053 fatcat:znx7cqhvdzdefozmr7tykcml3m

Evolution of nuclear medicine training: past, present, and future

Michael M Graham, Darlene F Metter
2007 Journal of Nuclear Medicine  
Numerous procedures that were common in the 1970s are no longer available, and many new radiotracers and procedures have since been developed.  ...  Training programs have evolved from an unstructured experience before 1971 to 2 y of nuclear medicine training after 2 clinical years, to 2 y of nuclear medicine training after 1 clinical year and, most  ...  Numerous procedures that were common in the 1970s are no longer available, and many new radiotracers and procedures have since been developed.  ... 
pmid:17268024 fatcat:hpl2is3jrbh5zmapdb7hita74q

Clinical applications of robotic technology in vascular and endovascular surgery

George A. Antoniou, Celia V. Riga, Erik K. Mayer, Nicholas J.W. Cheshire, Colin D. Bicknell
2011 Journal of Vascular Surgery  
Minimal comparative clinical evidence to evaluate the advantages of robot-assisted vascular procedures was identified.  ...  Although successful applications in endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm and lower extremity arterial disease have been reported, published clinical experience with the endovascular robot is  ...  Experience with computerized robotically-controlled catheter systems was initially obtained in cardiac ablation and mapping for the treatment of arrhythmias.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jvs.2010.06.154 pmid:20801611 fatcat:lzuq34elefedxf4eado3z4fham

Training in clinical laboratory management (Guidelines 1988)

N. De Cediel, C. G. Fraser, A. Deom, L. Josefsson, H. G. J. Worth, O. Zinder
1990 Pure and Applied Chemistry  
3.2.2 Quality control of specimens submitted and strategies to deal with inadequate specimens, quality control of materials and reagents, quality control of instrumentation including balances, water baths  ...  of individual members of staff, quality control of reporting systems and turnaround times. 3.2.3 Preparation and use of laboratory procedure manuals as both educational material and a means of ensuring  ...  Training in clinical laboratory management  ... 
doi:10.1351/pac199062020365 fatcat:n276zjonn5bexgohifoghgbffu

A Swine Model of Neonatal Asphyxia

Po-Yin Cheung, Richdeep S. Gill, David L. Bigam
2011 Journal of Visualized Experiments  
This degree of hypoxemia will produce clinical asphyxia with severe metabolic acidosis, systemic hypotension and cardiogenic shock with hypoperfusion to vital organs.  ...  The newborn piglet has several advantages including similar development as that of 36-38 weeks human fetus with comparable body systems, large body size (˜1.5-2 kg at birth) that allows the instrumentation  ...  fund, respectively, to support the development of this experimental model.  ... 
doi:10.3791/3166 pmid:22006174 pmcid:PMC3227176 fatcat:vs6rutnbvjfudltmsgh2t5a37q

Robotic Single-Port Cholecystectomy Using a New Platform: Initial Clinical Experience

Philippe Morel, Monika E. Hagen, Pascal Bucher, Nicolas C. Buchs, Francois Pugin
2011 Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery  
The technique of single-port laparoscopy was developed over the past years in an attempt to reduce the invasiveness of surgery.  ...  Methods Patients with cholelithiasis were scheduled for robotic single-port cholecystectomy in an initial clinical trial.  ...  This allows alignment of the remote center and effectively re-creates triangulation of the instruments. The da Vinci Surgical System automatically switches arm control for ease of instrument control.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11605-011-1688-2 pmid:21948180 fatcat:6qdpgqecfzfpddjfj3sshr6lsy

Robot-assisted aortoiliac reconstruction: a review of 30 cases

Petr Štádler, Pavel Matouš, Petr Vitásek, Miroslav Špaček
2006 Journal of Vascular Surgery  
Reported is the clinical experience of robot-assisted aortoiliac reconstruction for occlusive disease and aneurysm performed using the da Vinci system.  ...  The robot was used to perform both the abdominal aortic and common iliac artery aneurysm anastomoses, the aortoiliac reconstruction with patch, and to complete the central, end-to-side anastomosis in another  ...  The time required to set-up the robotic system with special instruments was about 15 minutes.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jvs.2006.07.045 pmid:17098518 fatcat:tk32qtj6azfh3aftrmqrbvzjmq

Acubot: a robot for radiological interventions

D. Stoianovici, K. Cleary, A. Patriciu, D. Mazilu, A. Stanimir, N. Craciunoiu, V. Watson, L. Kavoussi
2003 IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation  
The main expected application of this system is to CT-based procedures.  ...  The first feasibility experiment performed with the robot, a cadaver study of perispinal blocks under biplanar fluoroscopy, is presented.  ...  INTRODUCTION Surgical navigation systems have been shown to significantly enhance image-guided interventional procedures in a large variety of clinical applications [1] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/tra.2003.817072 fatcat:7gzzrb2g7veqdmdqsabw24fm2u

A novel instrumented retractor to monitor tissue-disruptive forces during lateral thoracotomy

Gil Bolotin, Gregory D. Buckner, Nicholas J. Jardine, Aaron J. Kiefer, Nigel B. Campbell, Masha Kocherginsky, Jai Raman, Valluvan Jeevanandam
2007 Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery  
Our hypothesis was that instrumented retractors could be developed to enable real-time monitoring and control of retraction forces.  ...  Systolic blood pressure was significantly higher during standard clinical retraction (P ϭ .0097), and rib fracture occurrences were reduced from 5 to 1 with force feedback (P ϭ .04).  ...  Instrumented Retractor System A novel instrumented retractor ( Figure 1 ) was developed to enable real-time force monitoring during surgical retraction.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jtcvs.2006.09.065 pmid:17382632 fatcat:i5tmmgixobgxtegd3pztwiqcty

A scheme for a two year postgraduate course in clinical chemistry

C. J. Porter, D. H. Curnow
1983 Pure and Applied Chemistry  
Microchemical analysis: experience with small sample and reagent volumes (pediatric clinical chemistry). 3 Instrumentation The following instruments and apparatus are considered to be essential for operation  ...  To gain experience with instruments not available in the assigned training laboratory, arrangements should be made for the student to rotate to a hospital laboratory where such instruments are routinely  ... 
doi:10.1351/pac198855030557 fatcat:szunzyl6jzdq5m7slwaurcwqpq

Standardization in clinical enzymology: a challenge for the theory of metrological traceability

Ilenia Infusino, Gerhard Schumann, Ferruccio Ceriotti, Mauro Panteghini
2010 Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine  
Clinical laboratories that use procedures with validated calibrators to measure human specimens can now obtain values that are traceable to higherorder reference procedures.  ...  To pursue this objective, the IFCC has established reference systems for the most important clinical enzymes.  ...  Recently, AST, ALT, LDH and GGT pediatric reference intervals have been developed using assays with traceability to the IFCC reference procedures at 378C (35) .  ... 
doi:10.1515/cclm.2010.075 pmid:20113251 fatcat:niasebqkvbd2ppp3bxek3nk2mq

Laparoscopic liver resection: the current status and the future

Xiujun Cai
2018 Hepatobiliary surgery and nutrition  
Procedure was extended to major liver resection, isolated resection of caudate lobe, living donor liver resection and associating liver partition with portal vein ligation for staged hepatectomy (ALPPS  ...  Most procedures, such as laparoscopic local resection and left lateral segmentectomy, could be routinely performed, but some procedures including laparoscopic hemihepatectomy still need to be further evaluated  ...  Footnote Conflicts of Interest: The author has no conflicts of interest to declare.  ... 
doi:10.21037/hbsn.2018.02.07 pmid:29744336 pmcid:PMC5934141 fatcat:7lftdc2eubbcrfxrdhroyr3wwy

A Vascular Intervention Assist Device Using Bi-Motional Roller Cartridge Structure and Clinical Evaluation

Jueun Choi, Sangeun Park, Young-Hak Kim, Youngjin Moon, Jaesoon Choi
2021 Biosensors  
It was also confirmed, through animal experiments and a pilot clinical trial, that the system demonstrates feasibility for clinical use.  ...  Conventional vascular intervention procedures present issues including X-ray exposure during operation, and an experience-dependent success rate and clinical outcome.  ...  However, the procedure has an unavoidable dependence on fluoroscopy or angiography systems [1, 2] , and the clinical outcome and complication rate vary widely among physicians with different experience  ... 
doi:10.3390/bios11090329 pmid:34562918 pmcid:PMC8472030 fatcat:fnis4lk6rjb6rcixg2kx3d4ssm
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