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Sekar, Anand (author)
Colonoscopy is a widely used endoscopic procedure to diagnose colorectal cancer (CRC) which is considered the fourth most common cancer in the US and the second most common cancer in Europe. Colonoscope, used in colonoscopy, consists of a thin flexible hollow tube that is inserted into the rectum of a person and propagated through the entire...
master thesis 2023
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Sakes, A. (author), van de Steeg, Ivo A. (author), de Kater, E.P. (author), Posthoorn, P. (author), Scali, M. (author), Breedveld, P. (author)
Currently existing tubular transportation systems for the extraction of large tissue masses during Minimal Invasive Surgery (MIS) are subjected to a large amount of operating limitations. In this study, a novel transportation mechanism (patented) was developed inspired by the egg-laying structure of wasps. The developed mechanism consists of...
journal article 2020
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Sprang, Tim (author), Breedveld, P. (author), Dodou, D. (author)
This paper outlines the development of a four-part needle prototype inspired by the ovipositor of parasitic wasps. In the wasp ovipositor, three longitudinal segments called valves move reciprocally to gain depth in the substrate. It has been suggested that serrations located along the wasp ovipositor induce a friction difference between...
conference paper 2016
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Sprang, T. (author)
Abstract—As current rigid needles follow straight line trajectories, limiting the path planning possibilities in minimally invasive surgical approaches, research into steerable needle instruments becomes necessary. This article outlines the development of a four-part needle prototype inspired by the ovipositor of parasitic wasps and designed to...
master thesis 2014
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