Developments in Robotic Surgery and Types of Machines
Robot-Assisted Spine Surgery and Innovations
Force and Tactile Sensing for Robotic MIS
Merits, Demerits and Future of Robotics
Case Study
  1. “Clinical Case Series with Post-Operative CT Analysis of Spine Surgery with Miniature Robotic Guidance” Rupert Dietl, MD; J.B. Levene, MD; D. Dominique, MD, 2008
  2. The British Society for Computer Aided Orthopaedic Surgery, London, England: 8–10 March 2007, President: M. Maheson, HISTORICAL ASPECTS AND DEVELOPMENT OF ROBOTICS IN ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY, A. Bauer, Casares, Spain, c/o CAOSUK, 82 Windmill Road, Gillingham, Kent.
  3. "Technological advances in spinal deformity surgery", Chapter 20, Max C. Lee, Daniel H. Kim
  4. “State-of-the-art in force and tactile sensing for minimally invasive surgery”, IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol. 8, No. 4, April 2008, Pinyo Puangmali, Kaspar Althoefer, Lakmal D. Seneviratne, Declan Murphy, Prokar Dasgupta
  5. “Robotic Surgery: A Current Perspective”, Anthony R. Lanfranco, BAS; Andres E. Castellanos, MD; Jaydev P. Desai, PhD; William C. Meyers, MD
  6. “Percutaneous Placement of Pedicle Screws in the Lumbar Spine Using a Bone Mounted Miniature Robotic System”, Spine, Vol. 34, Number 4, pp 392-398, 2009, Ioannis Pechlivanis, MD; George Kiriyanthan, MD; Martin Engelhardt, MD; Martin Scholz, PhD; Sebastian Lucke, MD; Albrecht Harders, PhD; Kirsten Schmieder, PhD
  7. “Miniature robotic guidance for spine surgery – introduction of a novel system and analysis of challenges encountered during the clinical development phase at two spine centres”, The international journal of medical robotics and computer assisted surgery, Vol. 2, pp 146-153, 2006, Y. Barzilay, M. Liebergall, A. Fridlander, N. Knoller
  8. “Future of pain medicine: Computer- and robot-assisted procedures”, Techniques in regional anesthesia and pain management, Vol. 13, pp 296-298, 2009, Vineet P. Shah, Nikhil L. Shah, Sudhir A. Diwan
  9. “Innovations in Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery”, LT Johnny V. Rodgers, RN, BSN, CNOR; LT Kenneth Dubrowski, RN, BSN; LT Kenneth Folsom, RN, BSN Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth, VA, 2007
  10. "Robotics for Surgery", Annual Rev Biomedical Engineering, 1999, Robert D. Howe, Yoki Matsuoka
  11. “An image-guided robotic surgery system for spinal fusion”, International journal of control, automation, and systems, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp 30-41, February 2006, Goo Bong Chung, et al.
  12. “A review of robotics in surgery”, B Davies, Mechatronics in medicine group, Imperial college of Science, Technology, and Medicine, London, 1999
  13. “Robot-assisted spinal surgery – from concept to clinical practice”, Computer aided surgery, 12:2, 105-115, 2007, Shoham M., Lieberman, Benzel, E.C., Togawa, et al.
  14. "Robotic assisted Vertebroplasty", Y. Zaulan, V. Alexandrovsky, et al., Spinal surgery unit, Lady Davis Carmel Medical Center, Israel, 2008