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Methods for Improving the Curvature of Steerable Needles in Biological Tissue

Author(s): Troy K. Adebar, Joseph D. Greer, Paul F. Laeseke, Gloria L. Hwang, Allison M. Okamura
Methods for Improving the Curvature of Steerable Needles in Biological Tissue 170 177 IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering (TBME)

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…

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