Carl A Nelson

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Affiliation: University of Nebraska
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Material selection indices for design of surgical instruments with long tubular shafts
    Carl A Nelson
    Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, USA
    J Med Eng Technol 37:102-8. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Multipurpose surgical robot as a laparoscope assistant
    Carl A Nelson
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, USA
    Surg Endosc 24:1528-32. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Modeling surgical tool selection patterns as a "traveling salesman problem" for optimizing a modular surgical tool system
    Carl A Nelson
    Dept of Mechanical Engineering, University of Nebraska Lincoln, NE, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 132:322-6. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Shortened OR time and decreased patient risk through use of a modular surgical instrument with artificial intelligence
    David J Miller
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, USA
    Surg Endosc 23:1099-105. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Portable tool positioning robot for telesurgery
    Xiaoli Zhang
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Nebraska Lincoln, NE, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 142:438-43. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Pre-operative ordering of minimally invasive surgical tools: a fuzzy inference system approach
    David J Miller
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Nebraska Lincoln, N104 Walter Scott Engineering Center, P O Box 880656, Lincoln, NE 68588 0656, USA
    Artif Intell Med 43:35-45. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Design methodology for a novel multifunction laparoscopic tool: engineering for surgeons' needs
    Carl A Nelson
    Dept of Mechanical Engineering, University of Nebraska Lincoln, NE, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 125:343-8. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Improvements in robotic natural orifice surgery with a novel material handling system
    Jeff Midday
    Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, University of Nebraska Lincoln, W342 Nebraska Hall, Lincoln, NE, 68588 0526, USA
    Surg Endosc 27:3474-7. 2013
  9. doi request reprint A novel vending machine for supplying root canal tools during surgery
    Carl A Nelson
    Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68588, USA
    J Med Eng Technol 36:102-16. 2012

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Publications9

  1. doi request reprint Material selection indices for design of surgical instruments with long tubular shafts
    Carl A Nelson
    Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, USA
    J Med Eng Technol 37:102-8. 2013
    ..Material properties-based selection indices are derived for achieving high performance of these devices in terms of strength and stiffness, and the use of these indices for informing the medical device design problem is illustrated...
  2. doi request reprint Multipurpose surgical robot as a laparoscope assistant
    Carl A Nelson
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, USA
    Surg Endosc 24:1528-32. 2010
    ..This study investigates whether replacing the assistant with a compact robot can improve the stability of the surgeon's field of view and also reduce crowding at the operating table...
  3. ncbi request reprint Modeling surgical tool selection patterns as a "traveling salesman problem" for optimizing a modular surgical tool system
    Carl A Nelson
    Dept of Mechanical Engineering, University of Nebraska Lincoln, NE, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 132:322-6. 2008
    ..In a set of simulations, this method has shown superior performance at optimizing tool arrangements for streamlining surgical procedures...
  4. doi request reprint Shortened OR time and decreased patient risk through use of a modular surgical instrument with artificial intelligence
    David J Miller
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, USA
    Surg Endosc 23:1099-105. 2009
    ..Using this figure, estimated time savings for the procedures analyzed ranged from 2.5 to over 32 min, and on average, total surgery time can be reduced by almost 17% by using the multifunction tool...
  5. ncbi request reprint Portable tool positioning robot for telesurgery
    Xiaoli Zhang
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Nebraska Lincoln, NE, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 142:438-43. 2009
    ..Future work will involve integration of higher-function surgical tools with multiple CoBRASurge modules to create a complete, highly autonomous and portable MIS robot system for telesurgery...
  6. doi request reprint Pre-operative ordering of minimally invasive surgical tools: a fuzzy inference system approach
    David J Miller
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Nebraska Lincoln, N104 Walter Scott Engineering Center, P O Box 880656, Lincoln, NE 68588 0656, USA
    Artif Intell Med 43:35-45. 2008
    ..With a limited number of access ports, minimally invasive surgery (MIS) often requires the complete removal of one tool and reinsertion of another in order to provide surgeons with the full functionality necessary to complete a procedure...
  7. ncbi request reprint Design methodology for a novel multifunction laparoscopic tool: engineering for surgeons' needs
    Carl A Nelson
    Dept of Mechanical Engineering, University of Nebraska Lincoln, NE, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 125:343-8. 2007
    ..This novel tool eliminates the need to remove and reinsert multiple tools during a surgical procedure and decreases the OR time, monetary cost and trauma to the patient...
  8. doi request reprint Improvements in robotic natural orifice surgery with a novel material handling system
    Jeff Midday
    Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, University of Nebraska Lincoln, W342 Nebraska Hall, Lincoln, NE, 68588 0526, USA
    Surg Endosc 27:3474-7. 2013
    ..A material handling system (MHS) developed to bridge the gap between the in vivo robots and the surgical team promises a number of improvements over other current technologies...
  9. doi request reprint A novel vending machine for supplying root canal tools during surgery
    Carl A Nelson
    Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68588, USA
    J Med Eng Technol 36:102-16. 2012
    ..To show the feasibility of using such a machine in improving work efficiency during operations, a study of the associated motion patterns and the required time increments were demonstrated...