Snake-like Robot And Steady-hand System Could Assist Surgeons

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Drawing on advances in robotics and computer technology, Johns Hopkins University researchers are designing new high-tech medical tools to equip the operating room of the future. These systems and instruments could someday help doctors treat patients more safely and effectively and allow them to perform surgical tasks that are nearly impossible today.

Johns Hopkins medical robotics researchers are testing this steady-hand system that may someday enable surgeons to inject vision-saving drugs into tiny blood vessels in the eye.

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