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Robotized peg-in-hole task involving the needle-like and pill-like objects with tight tolerances

B. Borovac, L. Nagy, E. Begovi, M. Nikoli, A. Popadi, D. Andri
Proceedings 2001 ICRA. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (Cat. No.01CH37164)  
Handling and assembly of the needle-like and pill-like objects is a delicate task, particularly if tight clearances are involved.  ...  In case of the pill-like object we constructed a special device for parallel grasping, to decouple the sensor cells for sensing forces in the grasping phase from those involved in the assembly itself.  ...  Conclusion We described a procedure for performing the "peg-inhole" task involving two quite different types of objects (needle-like and pill-like), with tight clearances.  ... 
doi:10.1109/robot.2001.932958 dblp:conf/icra/BorovacNBNPA01 fatcat:3b46jlp37bb35kda3dzwg5m7me

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2010 Gynecological Surgery  
Results: We performed laparoscopic surgery in 23 patients with adnexal disease. The mean age was 45 years (range 18-74 years), 35% were postmenopausal and 17% had previous abdominal surgery.  ...  Laparoscopy is increasingly considered the gold standard in the management of adnexal masses. This approach has been progressively evaluated in new and uncommon indications.  ...  needle like offenders agents.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10397-010-0620-1 fatcat:xkyqsdoilvfpno3tctledg66ku

Abstracts of the Annual Conference of the Asia Pacific Stroke Organization (APSO). Hong Kong, August 30–September 1, 2013

2013 Cerebrovascular Diseases  
Conclusions: We proposed the tenth percentile for the most efficient cutoff point for the VCIHS neuropsychological tools for diagnosing VCI in stroke survivors.  ...  2 NINDS-AIREN (κ = 0.961) and ADDTC/NINDS-AIREN (κ = 0.879).  ...  Komori Background and Objective: RE-LY trial showed that the incidence of intracranial hemorrhage was lower in patients treated with Dabigatran than in those with Warfarin.  ... 
doi:10.1159/000353795 pmid:24008399 fatcat:chh5t5ts55apvmprbmzxv4sdla

The 49th Congress of the European Society for Surgical Research May 21-24, 2014, Budapest, Hungary: Abstracts

2014 European Surgical Research  
We hypothesized that complement system activation and C5a generation is involved in the development of sepsis-induced cellular hypoxia.  ...  Conclusion: These results suggest that the local expression of MCP1 and MIP2 may be involved in neutrophil-dependent lung injury induced by I/R.  ...  Performance was objectively assessed by registering total completion time and OSATS score. Each task was limited to 15 minutes.  ... 
doi:10.1159/000363269 pmid:24854186 fatcat:ofafa5cf4vhknamsraqekjznpy

45th Annual Congress of the Canadian Neurological Sciences Federation

2010 Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences  
Results: Performance on the robotic position sense and reaching tasks was essentially unrelated.  ...  Two small burr holes were made in the skull overlying the vascular territory of the mCAs for the emission and reception optodes.  ...  Rizatriptan 40 mg (administered as either a single dose or as two doses with a 2-hour interdose interval) was generally well tolerated in over 300 patients; dizziness and somnolence were the most common  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0317167100010982 fatcat:ks5qxpp2zzckrggkmd3upj2nuu

Detroit and the "Good War": the World War II letters of Mayor Edward Jeffries and friends

1997 ChoiceReviews  
We spent the next two weeks en route to and operating in and around Lingayen Gulf, north of Manila.  ...  The people lived in semi-American houses of combined thatch and lumber; wore semi-American clothes, and lived the typical life of the poor the world around.  ...  so tight.  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.34-6478 fatcat:gjfzdptwmjfztg2o5k53gpqrqy

21st National Congress of the Italian Polyspecialist Society of Young Surgeons (IPSYS). June 15–18, 2008, Perugia

2008 European Surgical Research  
Methods: A propensity score-based analysis of 481 patients undergoing isolated on pump CABG surgery. 245 patients received preoperative ACE inhibitors and 236 were not treated with ACE inhibitors.  ...  the 1 st (1.6 ng/mL [1.05-3.4] versus 2.4 ng/mL [1.13-6.10]; P=0.0006) and 2 nd postoperative day (0.8 ng/mL [0.5-1.8] versus 1.4 ng/mL [0.64-3.98]; P=0.0015).  ...  The suture starts in the middle of the wound and continue in the opposite directions with two needles.  ... 
doi:10.1159/000135352 fatcat:uukyzgn2tjaorkjdz4d6f7o5je

Wireless capsule endoscope for targeted drug delivery

Stephen Woods, Timothy Constandinou, Christofer Toumazou
Attempts have been made to access the small intestines with wireless capsule endoscopes (WCE). These pill-sized cameras take pictures of the intestinal wall and then relay them back for evaluation.  ...  A review of actuators is presented, in the context of WCE, with a view to evaluate their acceptability in adding functionality to current WCEs.  ...  Figure 5 .14, a) shows the needle funnel fitted with the needle and spring. Figure 5 .14, b) shows the needle cam mounted in the needle funnel and engaged with the needle's drive peg.  ... 
doi:10.25560/39241 fatcat:f6wjaszquffp3eolgce4tpeigi

International Society for Therapeutic Ultrasound Conference 2016

Brian Fowlkes, Pejman Ghanouni, Narendra Sanghvi, Constantin Coussios, Paul C. Lyon, Michael Gray, Christophoros Mannaris, Marie de Saint Victor, Eleanor Stride, Robin Cleveland, Robert Carlisle, Feng Wu (+723 others)
2017 Journal of Therapeutic Ultrasound  
Acknowledgements This work was supported by the Bettencourt Schueller Foundation and the "Agence Nationale de la Recherche" under the program "Future Investments" with the reference ANR-10-EQPX-15.  ...  O21 Tests of thermal ablation with a 230 kHz transcranial MRI-guided focused ultrasound system in a large animal model Nathan McDannold 1 , Jonathan Sutton 1 , Natalia Vykhodtseva 1 , Margaret Livingstone  ...  of both physical barrier with tight junctions and functional barrier with active efflux transporters.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40349-016-0079-2 fatcat:wjrvxyhd5bappjipymenn5swwq

Boobslang: A lexicographical study of the argot of New Zealand prison inmates in the period 1996-2000 [article]

Diana M. F. Looser, University Of Canterbury
The second and larger part of the thesis presents data gathered by interview with inmates in all of New Zealand's prisons.  ...  With its origins in sixteenth century British cant, boobslang is an extension of the underworld varieties that developed in Britain, America and Australia.  ...  [US early 20C.] 2 (the hole) a prison. [US early 20C. 1992 DUFF: 'But, Benny, we get done with a gun involved, it's a long time in the hole' (14).] 3 (the hole) the boss, the chief officer.  ... 
doi:10.26021/3706 fatcat:kgpzpuf4obckpo4n6vyijeq2zu

"Bird with a broken leg" and "Whiteness and Australian fiction" [article]

Adam Morris
The novel follows in a tradition of Australian social justice works and highlights the issue of whiteness which is explored in the accompanying exegetical essay.  ...  The novel, Bird with a Broken Leg, surveys the interaction of Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians through the prism of the prison system.  ...  He was working as a shot firer blowing holes in the desert and "chasing the colour" as he liked to joke.  ... 
doi:10.4225/23/59924fdf85d51 fatcat:3hn6i4px7vh3hdbqfrpd5iao6q

Valuing precarious commodities: An ethnography of trade in three charity shops in the Cape Metropolitan area

Kathryn Watt, B Dubbeld
2014 unpublished
The staff looked on There were a number of occasions in which it was said in the other side street shop that black people like to buy very tight clothes, too tight clothes it was implied.  ...  such example is a display of wool, thread, half completed needle work and knitting needles, set up on the card table.  ... 


Andrew Davison
"Who keeps rope in the bedroom?" "No one. I'll just go on supposing then." He imagined a wall of pegs hung with twisted hemp and coiled nylon. He imagined loops of rope on the bed like limp nooses.  ...  She left a red ellipse on the white sippy cup lid. He swallowed the pill with a swig of coffee.  ... 

Acacia House (novel): Caring texts: ethics, literature, and care for the dying (dissertation) [article]

Vivien Stuart
In the novel, the hospice 'Acacia House' operates at a time when quality palliative care is under threat in Western Australia, and, as a consequence, the nurses Alice, Maeve and Gabby have to contend with  ...  Dissertation: Caring Texts: Ethics, Literature and Care for the Dying The critical component of this thesis takes as its premise the assumption that people are more likely to give and receive appropriate  ...  The first sequence of poems is an acute yet sensuous celebration of their holiday, the form varying from clipped, notebook style entries to  ... 
doi:10.26182/eabw-rw74 fatcat:ljsnfj2nvje4race26tg2gmu3i


D Parate, Karanja Mahavidyalaya
2018 unpublished
Moreover, there is very little research that is concerned with studying the ways in which IT supports BP.  ...  In the past few decades there has been a revolution in computing and communications, and all indications are that technological progress and use of information technology will continue.  ...  with amoxicillin, neomycin and norfloxacin.  ... 
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