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Beekmans, Steven (author), Lembrechts, T. (author), van den Dobbelsteen, J.J. (author), van Gerwen, D.J. (author)
A range of complex percutaneous procedures, such as biopsy or regional anesthesia, rely heavily on accurate needle insertion. Small variations in the mechanical properties of the pierced tissue can however cause deviations from the projected needle path and can thus result in inaccurate placement of the needle. Navigation of a rigid needle...
journal article 2017
Gahler, M.C. (author)
Accurate positioning of the needle tip during insertion is essential to ensure a maximum effect of the treatment. Target error is a problem and a lot research fields aim to improve needle insertions. The possibility to measure cutting force and stiffness force separately from friction forces supports the development of new types of needles,...
master thesis 2012