Troy K. Adebar

Troy K. Adebar received the B.A.Sc. degree in mechanical engineering in 2009 and the M.A.Sc. degree in electrical and computer engineering in 2011, both from The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. He is currently working toward a Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering at Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA. His research interests include robotics, imageguided intervention, and medical devices.

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Methods for Improving the Curvature of Steerable Needles in Biological Tissue
Percutaneous interventions involving the insertion of needles to anatomic targets within the body are applied in the diagnosis and treatment of many diseases. Robotic needle steering, a technique for inserting flexible needles along curved paths through tissue, has the potential... Read more