follow-the leader-motion

Continuum Robot with Follow the Leader Motion for Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy and Tumor Biopsy

Author(s): Takahisa Kato, Yuanqian Gao, Kiyoshi Takagi, Naoyuki Shono, Nobuhiko Hata
Continuum Robot with Follow the Leader Motion for Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy and Tumor Biopsy 155 149 IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering (TBME)

In a combined endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV) and endoscopic tumor biopsy (ETB) procedure, an optimal tool trajectory is mandatory to minimize trauma to surrounding cerebral tissue. Ideally, methods for performing…

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