Exhibitors 2020

Restoring  tactile feedback in robotic surgery

Restoring tactile feedback in robotic surgery

Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) is becoming an established surgical paradigm across different surgical specialties. MIS allows safer interventions, shorter recovery time with less risk of infection and complications, but it comes at the price of several new challenges for surgeons, as the absence of tactile feedback. Experienced surgeons, trained before the advent of MIS, used to strongly rely on it, and tend to commit errors due to its absence.
We would like to present on overview of our latest advancements in this field, including the exciting new idea of "artificial palpation" through robotic manipulators.


NearLab - Neuroengineering and medical robotics, Politecnico di Milano

Salih Ertug Ovur graduated from Istanbul Technical University in Mechanical Engineering, and got his Master's degree in Control and Automation Engineering in Politecnico di Milano. He is currently a Research Assistant at NearLab (Politecnico di Milano).

Aldo Marzullo is affiliated researcher at the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science of the University of Calabria (Italy). He received his Double Ph.D. in Computer Science and Biomedical Engineering at University of Calabria and University Claude Bernard Lyon 1 (Lyon, France). Currently, he is working on Deep Learning techniques for Computer Vision in Medical Imaging, in close collaboration with Prof. Elena De Momi and Prof. Francesco Calimeri.

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