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First Zero-Gravity Surgical Robot Demonstration

Posted September 25, 2007 11:26 AM

From Science Fiction in the News:

SRI International, a nonprofit R&D organization, will conduct the first demonstration of a teleoperated surgical robot in a zero-gravity environment this week. The SRI robotic surgical system is designed to be stored in a very compact space for space travel. Astronauts will reassemble the device for use in the event of illness requiring surgical intervention. The system was successfully tested underwater in the Aquarius undersea laboratory (see photo) off the coast of Florida earlier this year. A Canadian surgeon successfully utilized the device to perform a vascular suturing operation from fifteen hundred miles away.

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Re: First Zero-Gravity Surgical Robot Demonstration

10/01/2007 5:40 AM

Great work. Do you have more photos of the robot?

When do you plan for mass production and commercialise.

all the best

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