Robotic arm enables riskiest of brain surgeries

04/18/2007 | Reuters

Canadian researchers have created the hyper-dexterous neuroArm, a robot that lets surgeons conduct brain surgery that might not be possible otherwise. Surgeons operate the arm via handles that allow them to feel texture and pressure to ensure blood vessels aren't squeezed too tightly. An MRI lets the surgeons see the work in 3-D.

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