D Oleynikov

Summary

Affiliation: University of Nebraska Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Miniature robots can assist in laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    D Oleynikov
    University of Nebraska Medical Center, 983280 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 3280, USA
    Surg Endosc 19:473-6. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint In vivo robotic laparoscopy
    Dmitry Oleynikov
    University of Nebraska Medical Center Department of Surgery, Omaha 68198 3280, USA
    Surg Innov 12:177-81. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic therapy for gastroesophageal reflux disease: can it replace antireflux surgery?
    D Oleynikov
    Department of Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 3280, USA
    Minerva Chir 59:427-35. 2004
  4. doi request reprint Robotic surgery
    Dmitry Oleynikov
    Minimally Invasive and Computer Assisted Surgery, 983280 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 3280, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 88:1121-30, viii. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint New alternatives in the management of gastroesophageal reflux disease
    Dmitry Oleynikov
    University of Nebraska Medical Center, Department of Surgery, 983280 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 3280, USA
    Am J Surg 186:106-11. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of visual feedback on surgical performance using the da Vinci surgical system
    Dmitry Oleynikov
    University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska 68198 3280, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 16:503-8. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Robotic surgery and training: electromyographic correlates of robotic laparoscopic training
    T N Judkins
    University of Nebraska at Omaha, 6001 Dodge Street, Omaha, NE 68182, USA
    Surg Endosc 20:824-9. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Total fundoplication is the operation of choice for patients with gastroesophageal reflux and defective peristalsis
    D Oleynikov
    Department of Surgery, University of Washington School of Medicine, 1959 NE Pacific, Box 356410, Seattle, WA 98195 6410, USA
    Surg Endosc 16:909-13. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Consistency of performance of robot-assisted surgical tasks in virtual reality
    I H Suh
    University of Nebraska, Omaha, NE, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 142:369-73. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint A virtual reality training program for improvement of robotic surgical skills
    M Mukherjee
    Nebraska Biomechanics Core Facility, University of Nebraska, Omaha, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 142:210-4. 2009

Collaborators

  • Y K Lee
  • N Stergiou
  • K C Siu
  • M Mukherjee
  • M E Rentschler
  • J S Thompson
  • T R Eubanks
  • J K DiBaise
  • C Pope
  • Stephen R Platt
  • Jason Dumpert
  • Fredrick Brody
  • P Yohannes
  • David J Miller
  • Victor Bochkarev
  • Amy C Lehman
  • Timothy N Judkins
  • Bhavin C Shah
  • Shane M Farritor
  • Michelle Vitamvas
  • Carl A Nelson
  • Atif Iqbal
  • C Ringley
  • Brant K Oelschlager
  • K Narazaki
  • Chad Ringley
  • B C Shah
  • Dimitrios Katsavelis
  • I H Suh
  • C L McBride
  • Shelby L Buettner
  • Abigail Q Visty
  • Brandon Varnell
  • B Brown-Clerk
  • Jeff A Hawks
  • Nathan A Wood
  • Kenji Narazaki
  • V Bochkarev
  • Adriana Trejo
  • Matthew J Fiedler
  • Corrigan L McBride
  • Chad D Ringley
  • T N Judkins
  • K C Balaji
  • Lawton Verner
  • Carlos A Pellegrini
  • B K Oelschlager
  • R R Hollins
  • M J Eichler
  • M M Tiwari
  • M R Goede
  • E Monk
  • Bernadette Brown-Clerk
  • Irene H Lee
  • Robert Bayer
  • Matthew R Goede
  • Stacy J Putney
  • Lee Redden
  • Shane Farritor
  • I Lee
  • Bruce Ramshaw
  • Jacob Quick
  • Sharon Bachman
  • Kyle A Berg
  • D Katsavelis
  • Roger Infanger
  • V Bocharev
  • M Vitamvas
  • Shing Jye Chen
  • M Susan Hallbeck
  • A Sasson
  • Myung Chul Jung
  • M L Vitamvas
  • A Iqbal
  • Syed I Ahmed
  • Michelle L Vitamvas
  • Syed Imram Ahmed
  • George P Hemstreet
  • Marc Barreca
  • Lilly Chang
  • Hani Haider
  • Leonid Zhukov
  • Stephen Holtmann
  • C A Pellegrini
  • Allen Hillel
  • Nicole Maronian

Detail Information

Publications55

  1. ncbi request reprint Miniature robots can assist in laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    D Oleynikov
    University of Nebraska Medical Center, 983280 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 3280, USA
    Surg Endosc 19:473-6. 2005
    ..These successful prototype trials have demonstrated that miniature in vivo robots can provide surgeons with additional visual information that can increase procedural safety...
  2. ncbi request reprint In vivo robotic laparoscopy
    Dmitry Oleynikov
    University of Nebraska Medical Center Department of Surgery, Omaha 68198 3280, USA
    Surg Innov 12:177-81. 2005
    ..These in vivo robots will be much less expensive than the current generation of large external robotic surgical systems and will ultimately allow a surgeon to be a remote first responder irrespective of the location of the patient...
  3. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic therapy for gastroesophageal reflux disease: can it replace antireflux surgery?
    D Oleynikov
    Department of Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 3280, USA
    Minerva Chir 59:427-35. 2004
    ..Endoscopic treatment of GERD has future promise, however, more experience and perhaps further refinement in techniques and technology must occur before widespread clinical application can be encouraged...
  4. doi request reprint Robotic surgery
    Dmitry Oleynikov
    Minimally Invasive and Computer Assisted Surgery, 983280 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 3280, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 88:1121-30, viii. 2008
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint New alternatives in the management of gastroesophageal reflux disease
    Dmitry Oleynikov
    University of Nebraska Medical Center, Department of Surgery, 983280 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 3280, USA
    Am J Surg 186:106-11. 2003
    ..Several new treatment modalities are attempting to augment the gastroesophageal (GE) junction function by various endoscopic means...
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of visual feedback on surgical performance using the da Vinci surgical system
    Dmitry Oleynikov
    University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska 68198 3280, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 16:503-8. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to test the effects of three-dimensional vs. two-dimensional visualization on performance using the da Vinci Surgical System (Intuitive Surgical, Sunnyvale, CA)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Robotic surgery and training: electromyographic correlates of robotic laparoscopic training
    T N Judkins
    University of Nebraska at Omaha, 6001 Dodge Street, Omaha, NE 68182, USA
    Surg Endosc 20:824-9. 2006
    ..The authors seek to determine the frequency response of electromyographic (EMG) signals of specific arm and hand muscles with training using the da Vinci Surgical System...
  8. ncbi request reprint Total fundoplication is the operation of choice for patients with gastroesophageal reflux and defective peristalsis
    D Oleynikov
    Department of Surgery, University of Washington School of Medicine, 1959 NE Pacific, Box 356410, Seattle, WA 98195 6410, USA
    Surg Endosc 16:909-13. 2002
    ..This study analyzes the results of our new strategy and compares it to our former approach...
  9. ncbi request reprint Consistency of performance of robot-assisted surgical tasks in virtual reality
    I H Suh
    University of Nebraska, Omaha, NE, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 142:369-73. 2009
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint A virtual reality training program for improvement of robotic surgical skills
    M Mukherjee
    Nebraska Biomechanics Core Facility, University of Nebraska, Omaha, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 142:210-4. 2009
    ..In conclusion, virtual reality surgical skills training may produce a significant learning effect that can transfer to actual robot-assisted laparoscopic procedures...
  11. doi request reprint Miniature in vivo robots for remote and harsh environments
    M E Rentschler
    University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198, USA
    IEEE Trans Inf Technol Biomed 12:66-75. 2008
    ..This approach is applicable to long-duration space flight, battlefield situations, and for traditional medical centers and other remote surgical locations...
  12. ncbi request reprint Recent in vivo surgical robot and mechanism developments
    M E Rentschler
    University of Nebraska Medical Center, 987690 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska 68198 7690, USA
    Surg Endosc 21:1477-81. 2007
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Validating advanced robot-assisted laparoscopic training task in virtual reality
    B Brown-Clerk
    HPER Biomechanics Laboratory, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, NE, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 132:45-9. 2008
    ..In conclusion, virtual reality could be used as an effective environment to train the next generation of robot-assisted laparoscopic surgeons...
  14. ncbi request reprint Is it safe to perform laparoscopic ventral hernia repair with mesh in elderly patients?
    Y K Lee
    Department of Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 983280 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 3280, USA
    Hernia 12:239-42. 2008
    ..Few studies have documented long-term outcomes of laparoscopic repair in elderly patients. The aim of this study is to report the long-term outcomes of laparoscopic ventral hernia repair with mesh in elderly patients...
  15. ncbi request reprint Role of endoluminal techniques in treatment of gastro-esophageal reflux disease
    Victor Bochkarev
    Minimally Invasive Surgical Program, UNMC, Omaha, NE, USA
    Surg Technol Int 14:139-46. 2005
    ....
  16. doi request reprint The effect of music on robot-assisted laparoscopic surgical performance
    Ka Chun Siu
    University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 5110, USA
    Surg Innov 17:306-11. 2010
    ..In conclusion, music with high rhythmicity has a beneficial effect on robotic surgical performance. Musical environment may benefit surgical training and make acquisition of surgical skills more efficient...
  17. doi request reprint The impact of environmental noise on robot-assisted laparoscopic surgical performance
    Ka Chun Siu
    Nebraska Biomechanics Core Facility, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, NE 68198 5110, USA
    Surgery 147:107-13. 2010
    ..We investigated whether noise during training with the da Vinci surgical robot (Intuitive Surgical, Inc., Sunnyvale, CA) would affect the performance of simple operative tasks by the surgeon...
  18. doi request reprint Not all biologics are equal!
    B C Shah
    Department of Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 985126 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 5126, USA
    Hernia 15:165-71. 2011
    ....
  19. pmc Endoluminal treatment of GERD--role in contemporary clinical practice
    John K DiBaise
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, USA
    MedGenMed 6:15. 2004
  20. ncbi request reprint Comparison of conventional laparoscopic and hand-assisted oncologic segmental colonic resection
    C Ringley
    Department of Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska 68198 3280, USA
    Surg Endosc 21:2137-41. 2007
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Symptomatic and physiologic outcomes after operative treatment for extraesophageal reflux
    B K Oelschlager
    Department of Surgery, Swallowing Center, University of Washington, 1959 N E Pacific Street, Seattle, WA 98195 6410, USA
    Surg Endosc 16:1032-6. 2002
    ..We employed this method of acid detection to evaluate patients with respiratory symptoms prior to and after laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication to further elucidate the relationship between GERD and respiratory symptoms...
  22. ncbi request reprint Bilateral laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair in patients with occult contralateral inguinal defects
    V Bochkarev
    Department of Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 983280 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska 68198 3280, USA
    Surg Endosc 21:734-6. 2007
    ..A prospective clinical study was performed to reveal a rate of contralateral occult defects in patients who were diagnosed with unilateral inguinal hernia prior to primary laparoscopic totally extraperitoneal (TEP) repair...
  23. ncbi request reprint Robotic surgery training and performance: identifying objective variables for quantifying the extent of proficiency
    K Narazaki
    University of Nebraska, Omaha, NE 68182, USA
    Surg Endosc 20:96-103. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to assess skill acquisition through a training protocol, and to identify variables for the quantification of proficiency...
  24. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic hiatal hernia repair with human acellular dermal matrix patch: our initial experience
    Chad D Ringley
    Department of Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 983280 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 3280, USA
    Am J Surg 192:767-72. 2006
    ..The aim of this study is to compare hiatal closure with a biodegradable patch (acellular dermal matrix) and simple suture curaplasty in patients undergoing laparoscopic antireflux surgery...
  25. ncbi request reprint Summaries of the SAGES 2007 reoperative minimally invasive surgery symposium
    Fred Brody
    Department of Surgery, The George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Surg Endosc 22:232-44. 2008
    ..The ensuing manuscript summarizes the oral presentations and discusses several technical aspects for each disorder...
  26. ncbi request reprint One hundred consecutive laparoscopic Nissen's without the use of a bougie
    Victor Bochkarev
    Department of Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 983280 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 3280, USA
    Am J Surg 194:866-70; discussion 870-1. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to determine if IEGD can replace the routine use of a bougie in the creation of a fundoplication...
  27. ncbi request reprint Objective assessment of proficiency with bimanual inanimate tasks in robotic laparoscopy
    Kenji Narazaki
    University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, Nebraska 68182, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 17:47-52. 2007
    ..Our aim was to address these limitations and assess proficiency in robotic laparoscopy using bimanual inanimate tasks...
  28. doi request reprint Miniature in vivo robotics and novel robotic surgical platforms
    Bhavin C Shah
    Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 3280, USA
    Urol Clin North Am 36:251-63, x. 2009
    ..This article discusses the current state of miniature robotics and novel robotic surgical platforms and the development of future robotic technology for general surgery and urology...
  29. ncbi request reprint Measurements of the level of surgical expertise using flight path analysis from da Vinci robotic surgical system
    Lawton Verner
    University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 94:373-8. 2003
    ..We have recorded velocities and positions of complex movements made by both novice and expert surgeons using da Vinci system and performed geometric and statistical analysis of the data...
  30. ncbi request reprint Real-time augmented feedback benefits robotic laparoscopic training
    Timothy N Judkins
    HPER Biomechanics Lab, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, NE 68182, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 119:243-8. 2006
    ..We also showed that robotic surgical performance can be quantitatively measured and evaluated. Providing grip force feedback can make the surgeon more aware of the forces being applied to delicate tissue during surgery...
  31. ncbi request reprint Virtual reality for robotic laparoscopic surgical training
    Matthew J Fiedler
    HPER Biomechanics Lab, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, NE, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 125:127-9. 2007
    ..Virtual reality (VR) simulation has been used to improve training for manual laparoscopy and to give surgeons superior performance in the operating room. However, VR has not been used to train surgeons in robotic laparoscopy...
  32. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of robot-assisted totally intracorporeal laparoscopic ileal conduit urinary diversion: initial results of a single institutional pilot study
    K C Balaji
    Division of Urologic, Department of Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska 68198 2360, USA
    Urology 63:51-5. 2004
    ..To explore the use of the da Vinci Surgical Robotic System (DSRS) to assist in the completion of totally intracorporeal laparoscopic ileal conduit urinary diversion (TLIC)...
  33. doi request reprint Validated robotic laparoscopic surgical training in a virtual-reality environment
    Dimitrios Katsavelis
    HPER Biomechanics Lab, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, NE 68182 0216, USA
    Surg Endosc 23:66-73. 2009
    ..The simulated VR training environment provides an effective approach to evaluate and improve surgical performance. This study presents our findings of the VR training environment for robotic laparoscopy...
  34. doi request reprint Morbidity associated with laparoscopic repair of suprapubic hernias
    Brandon Varnell
    University of Nebraska Medical Center, Department of General Surgery, 983280 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 3280, USA
    Am J Surg 196:983-7; discussion 987-8. 2008
    ..The aim of the current study was to document the complications and morbidity associated with the repair of suprapubic hernias...
  35. doi request reprint Long-term outcome of cruroplasty reinforcement with human acellular dermal matrix in large paraesophageal hiatal hernia
    Yong Kwon Lee
    Department of Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 983280 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 3280, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:811-5. 2008
    ..This study highlights our long-term results>1 year of cruroplasty reinforcement with AlloDerm in the repair of large hiatal hernias...
  36. pmc Esophageal duplication cyst--a guest case in robotic and computer-assisted surgery from the University of Nebraska Medical Center
    Chad Ringley
    Minimally Invasive and Computer Assisted Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, USA
    MedGenMed 8:25. 2006
  37. doi request reprint Does type of mesh used have an impact on outcomes in laparoscopic inguinal hernia?
    Bhavin C Shah
    Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery, Department of Surgery, 983280 University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 3280, USA
    Am J Surg 198:759-64. 2009
    ..Theoretically, a lighter and softer mesh may decrease nerve entrapment and chronic pain by creating less fibrosis and mesh contracture in laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair...
  38. ncbi request reprint Does gallbladder ejection fraction predict outcome after cholecystectomy for suspected chronic acalculous gallbladder dysfunction? A systematic review
    John K DiBaise
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 982000 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 2000, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 98:2605-11. 2003
    ..More high quality trials are needed...
  39. ncbi request reprint 48-Hour pH monitoring increases the risk of false positive studies when the capsule is prematurely passed
    Atif Iqbal
    Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery and Computer Assisted Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 983280 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 3280, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 11:638-41. 2007
    ..Tracings that show prolonged acid exposure or loss of communication with the Bravo capsule should be screened for the capsule's possible early dislodgement and premature advancement into the stomach...
  40. doi request reprint Short esophagus: how much length can we get?
    Victor Bochkarev
    Department of Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 983280 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 3280, USA
    Surg Endosc 22:2123-7. 2008
    ..Short esophagus can cause wrap herniation and poor clinical outcomes. The aim of the study is to measure maximum length of esophageal elongation with transhiatal mediastinal dissection...
  41. pmc Clinical and pathologic response of Barrett's esophagus to laparoscopic antireflux surgery
    Brant K Oelschlager
    The Swallowing Center and Department of Surgery The University of Washington, Seatle, Washington 98195 6410, USA
    Ann Surg 238:458-64; discussion 464-6. 2003
    ..The effectiveness of this operation with regards to symptoms and to the evolution of the columnar-lined epithelium remains controversial...
  42. ncbi request reprint In vivo robots for laparoscopic surgery
    Mark E Rentschler
    University of Nebraska College of Engineering and Technology, Lincoln, NE, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 98:316-22. 2004
    ..These remotely controlled in vivo robots provide the surgeon with an enhanced field of view from arbitrary angles as well as provide dexterous manipulators not constrained by small incisions in the abdominal wall...
  43. ncbi request reprint In vivo robotics for natural orifice transgastric peritoneoscopy
    Amy C Lehman
    University of Nebraska, Department of Mechanical Engineering, NE, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 132:236-41. 2008
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Natural orifice surgery with an endoluminal mobile robot
    Mark E Rentschler
    University of Nebraska Lincoln, N104 Walter Scott Engineering Center, P O Box 880656, Lincoln, NE 68588 0656, USA
    Surg Endosc 21:1212-5. 2007
    ..Such technology will help to reduce patient trauma while providing surgical flexibility...
  45. 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...
  46. doi request reprint Surgery with cooperative robots
    Amy C Lehman
    University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
    Comput Aided Surg 13:95-105. 2008
    ..These procedures demonstrate that miniature in vivo robots can address the visualization constraints of minimally invasive surgery by providing video feedback and task assistance from arbitrary orientations within the peritoneal cavity...
  47. 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...
  48. ncbi request reprint Towards an in vivo wireless mobile robot for surgical assistance
    Jeff A Hawks
    University of Nebraska, Department of Mechanical Engineering, NE, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 132:153-8. 2008
    ..Such wireless in vivo robots are much more transportable and lower cost than current robotic surgical assistants, and could ultimately allow a surgeon to become a remote first responder irrespective of the location of the patient...
  49. ncbi request reprint Toward in vivo mobility
    Mark E Rentschler
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 111:397-403. 2005
    ..Such assistants will need to attain optimal viewing angles by traversing the abdominal organs without causing trauma. This paper presents an experimental analysis of miniature in vivo robot wheels...
  50. doi request reprint Enhanced robotic surgical training using augmented visual feedback
    Timothy N Judkins
    Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Surg Innov 15:59-68. 2008
    ..This study showed that the real-time augmented feedback during training can enhance the surgical performance and can potentially be beneficial for both training and surgery...
  51. ncbi request reprint Mobile in vivo biopsy and camera robot
    Mark E Rentschler
    University of Nebraska, Department of Mechanical Engineering, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 119:449-54. 2006
    ..This paper outlines the steps towards the successful design of an in vivo biopsy robot. The clamping forces required for successful biopsy are presented and in vivo performance of this robot is addressed...
  52. 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...
  53. ncbi request reprint Effect of handle design and target location on insertion and aim with a laparoscopic surgical tool
    Adriana Trejo
    Industrial and Management Systems Engineering, 175 Nebraska Hall, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE 68588 0518, USA
    Appl Ergon 38:745-53. 2007
    ..For physical workload, the method of gripping the tools was the most important factor. The scissors-type tool caused the largest wrist flexion, in contrast both free styles hand postures with the Intuitool showed the least wrist flexion...
  54. ncbi request reprint Laryngoscopy and pharyngeal pH are complementary in the diagnosis of gastroesophageal-laryngeal reflux
    Brant K Oelschlager
    Swallowing Center, and the Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 6410, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 6:189-94. 2002
    ..Laryngoscopy and pharyngeal pH monitoring should be considered complementary studies in establishing the diagnosis of laryngeal injury induced by gastroesophageal reflux. ( J GASTROINTEST SURG 2002;6:189-194.)..
  55. ncbi request reprint Endoluminal minirobots for transgastric peritoneoscopy
    Amy C Lehman
    Walter Scott Engineering Center, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, USA
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 15:384-8. 2006
    ..The safety and feasibility of such robotic technology has been successfully demonstrated for natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) in animal models...