Robots For Engineers And Robots For Surgeons

Robots For Engineers And Robots For Surgeons: Can We Close The Gap?
(Under sponsorship of the STIFF-FLOP Project)

Course directors: Alberto Arezzo (ITALY), Kaspar Althoefer (UK), Amir Szold (Israel), Paolo Bianchi (ITALY)

 

09.00 - 10.15 Session 1

Chairs: Alberto Arezzo (ITALY), Kaspar Althoefer (UK)

08.30 - 08.45 Robotics for Endoscopic Surgery - Guang-Zhong Yang (UK)
08.45 - 09.00 Robots for surgical assistance: challenges and advancements - Lucien Blondel (FRANCE)
09.00 - 09.15 How to control a surgical robot - Chakravarthini Saaj (UK)
09.15 - 09.30 Contributions of robotic systems to increased safety in surgery - Darwin Caldwell (ITALY)
09.30 - 09.45 To robot or not to robot? The opinion of a urologist - Geert De Naeyer (BELGIUM)
09.45 - 10.00 To robot or not to robot? The opinion of a general surgeon - Carsten Gutt (GERMANY)
10.00 - 10.15 Discussion

 

10.45 - 12.00 Session 2

Chairs: Amir Szold (ISRAEL), Mario Morino (ITALY)

10.45 - 11.00 Future robots for minimally invasive surgery - Fumiya Iida (SWITZERLAND)
11.00 - 11.15 The limits of current technology. Do we need training? - Wanda Petz (ITALY)
11.15 - 11.30 The learning experience for robot assisted gastrectomy for gastric cancer - Young-Woo Kim (KOREA)
11.30 - 11.45 Future direction of development in surgical robots - Louis Phee Soo Jay (SINGAPORE)
11.45 - 12.00 Stiffness-controllable robot systems - Kaspar Althoefer (UK)
12.00 - 12.15 So, how can we close the gap? - Yoav Mintz (ISRAEL)
12.15 - 12.30 Discussion

 
 
 
 
 

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