Applications of Robotics for Laryngeal Surgery

Alexander T. Hillel, Ankur Kapoor, Nabil Simaan, Russell H. Taylor, Paul Flint

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Abstract

The authors present the clinical application of robotics to laryngeal surgery in terms of enhancement of surgical precision and performance of other minimally invasive procedures not feasible with current instrumentation. Presented in this article are comparisons of human arm with robotic arm in terms of degrees of freedom and discussion of surgeries and outcomes with use of the robotic arm. Robotic equipment for laryngeal surgery has the potential to overcome many of the limitations of endolaryngeal procedures by improving optics, increasing instrument degrees of freedom, and modulating tremor. Outside of laryngology, a multi-armed robotic system would have utility in microvascular surgery, procedures at the base of the skull, sinus surgery, and single-port gastrointestinal and thoracic access surgery.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)781-791
Number of pages11
JournalOtolaryngologic Clinics of North America
Volume41
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 2008
Externally publishedYes

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Robotics
Skull Base
Otolaryngology
Tremor
Thoracic Surgery
Arm
Equipment and Supplies

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Applications of Robotics for Laryngeal Surgery. / Hillel, Alexander T.; Kapoor, Ankur; Simaan, Nabil; Taylor, Russell H.; Flint, Paul.

In: Otolaryngologic Clinics of North America, Vol. 41, No. 4, 08.2008, p. 781-791.

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Hillel, Alexander T. ; Kapoor, Ankur ; Simaan, Nabil ; Taylor, Russell H. ; Flint, Paul. / Applications of Robotics for Laryngeal Surgery. In: Otolaryngologic Clinics of North America. 2008 ; Vol. 41, No. 4. pp. 781-791.
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