Searched for: subject:"deflection"
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de Jong, T.L. (author), Moelker, Adriaan (author), Dankelman, J. (author), van den Dobbelsteen, J.J. (author)
Purpose: The purpose is to design and validate an anthropomorphic polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) liver phantom with respiratory motion to simulate needle-based interventions. Such a system can, for example, be used as a validation tool for novel needles. Methods: Image segmentations of CT scans of four patients during inspiration and expiration were...
journal article 2019
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Lantsoght, E.O.L. (author), van der Veen, C. (author), De Boer, Ane (author), van der Ham, Herbert (author)
In 1997, the Second Stichtse Bridge was built in the Netherlands using the balanced cantilever method. The use of high-strength concrete was proposed. At that time, the long-term behaviour of this material was not known, and no code provisions were applicable. Therefore, it was proposed to monitor the material behaviour and the deflections of...
journal article 2018
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de Jong, T.L. (author), Klink, Camiel (author), Moelker, Adriaan (author), Dankelman, J. (author), van den Dobbelsteen, J.J. (author)
Introduction: Accurate needle placement is crucial in image-guided needle interventions. A targeting error may be introduced due to undesired needle deflection upon insertion through tissue, caused by e.g. patient breathing, tissue heterogeneity, or asymmetric needle tip geometries. This paper aims to quantify needle deflection in thermal...
conference paper 2018
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de Jong, T.L. (author), van de Berg, N.J.P. (author), Tas, L. (author), Moelker, Adriaan (author), Dankelman, J. (author), van den Dobbelsteen, J.J. (author)
Purpose: Accurate and precise needle placement is of utmost importance in interventional radiology. However, targeting can be challenging due to, eg, tissue motion and deformation. Steerable needles are a possible solution to overcome these challenges. The present work studied the clinical need for steerable needles. We aimed to answer three...
journal article 2018
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Veerman, R.P. (author)
The Dutch road infrastructure contains a large number of concrete bridges and viaducts. Malfunction of these bridges and viaducts has large financial consequences. To avoid malfunctions of bridges, bridges need to be inspected frequently and actions should be taken when required. The reliability of the inspections of the health of a bridge could...
doctoral thesis 2017
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Scali, M. (author), Kreeft, Davey (author), Breedveld, P. (author), Dodou, D. (author)
Flexible steerable needles can follow complex curved paths inside the human body. In a previous work, we developed a multiple-part steerable needle prototype with a diameter of 1.2 mm, inspired by the ovipositor of parasitoid wasps. The needle consisted of seven nickel-titanium longitudinally aligned wires held together at the tip by a...
conference paper 2017
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van der Weijde, J.O. (author), Smit, B. (author), Fritschi, M.. (author), van de Kamp, C.. (author), Vallery, H. (author)
The recently introduced twisted and coiled polymer muscle is an inexpensive and lightweight compliant actuator. Incorporation of themuscle in applications that rely on feedback creates the need for deflection and force sensing. In this paper, we explore a sensing principle that does not require any bulky or expensive additional hardware: Self...
journal article 2017
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Scali, M. (author), Pusch, T.P. (author), Breedveld, P. (author), Dodou, D. (author)
High accuracy and precision in reaching target locations inside the human body is necessary for the success of percutaneous procedures, such as tissue sample removal (biopsy), brachytherapy, and localized drug delivery. Flexible steerable needles may allow the surgeon to reach targets deep inside solid organs while avoiding sensitive structures ...
review 2017
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Henken, K.R. (author), Seevinck, PR (author), Dankelman, J. (author), van den Dobbelsteen, J.J. (author)
This study aims to develop and evaluate a manually controlled steerable needle that is compatible with and visible on MRI to facilitate full intra-procedural control and accurate navigation in percutaneous interventions. The steerable needle has a working channel that provides a lumen to a cutting stylet or a therapeutic instrument. A steering...
journal article 2017
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Peters, T.J. (author), Tichem, M. (author)
This paper describes the design, fabrication and characterization of electrothermal bimorph actuators consisting of polysilicon on top of thick (>10 μm ) silicon dioxide beams. This material platform enables the integration of actuators with photonic waveguides, producing mechanically-flexible photonic waveguide structures that are...
journal article 2016
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Clogenson, H.C.M. (author)
Endovascular diagnostics and interventions are performed using long, thin and flexible instruments that are inserted in the blood vessel and manipulated toward a target in the vasculature. This technique has proven to be successful with the millions of patients diagnosed and treated worldwide every year. Though, this technique presents several...
doctoral thesis 2014
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Gaitas, A. (author)
This dissertation aims to advance the current state of cantilevers with integrated metal thermal and deflection sensing elements. Metallic sensing elements enable the use of alternative substrate materials (such as polymers), that tend to exhibit higher compliance properties and are more robust (less brittle) compared to Si or Si3N4 cantilevers....
doctoral thesis 2013
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Chen, X. (author), Liu, X. (author), Qian, Z. (author), Lei, Z. (author)
Reliable and durable asphalt surfacing systems still remain to be desired for the long-spanned orthotropic steel bridges as the nationally and internationally reports on distresses in deck pavement. Based on ten-year research works, this paper has presented a brief review and discussion of the Chinese practices and experiences of deck pavement...
conference paper 2012
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Andrianov, A.O.I. (author)
Due to the growth of their population, urban development and the corresponding expansion of land use, several countries have decided to build artificial islands in the sea to decrease the pressure on the heavily used land space. The reclamation of the land from the sea is already widely applied, however, there is also an attractive new...
doctoral thesis 2005
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Kuijper, C. (author), Winterwerp, J.C. (author)
report 2003
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van den Assem, D. (author), Huijser, R.H. (author)
An optical diagnostic instrument is being developed for fluid physics research in the microgravity environment of a space laboratory. The instrument offers a whole filed observation system with a Schlieren overlay combined with a local narrow field observation capability, the stake system. The latter allows for operation of a variety of optical ...
report 1987
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Zandbergen, T. (author), Maarsingh, R.A. (author)
Based on comparison with results from special experiments, an evaluation has been performed of the method of Levinsky, Thommen, Yager and Holland, which is intended to calcxilate the spanwise lift distribution on wings immersed in propulsive jets. Various modifications of the original method have been investigated. It was found that the method,...
report 1979
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