(BUSINESS WIRE) Research and Markets has announced the addition of Woodhead Publishing Ltd's new book Medical Robotics: Minimally Invasive Surgery to their offerings. It works to provide authoritative coverage of the core principles, applications and future potential of this technology. Beginning with an introduction to robot-assisted minimally invasive surgery, the core technologies of the field are discussed, as are current and future applications before concluding with a discussion on ethical issues.

Other k ey coverage areas include:

  • Localisation and tracking technologies for medical robotics.
  • Robotics for neurosurgery.
  • Robotic systems for cardiovascular interventions.
  • Robotics in orthopaedic surgery.
  • Robotic-assisted knee replacement surgery.
  • Robotics in ear, nose and throat surgery.
  • Robotic-assisted eye surgery.
  • Robotics for minimally invasive surgery and NOTES.
  • Meso-scale mobile robots for gastrointestinal surgery.
  • Real-time software platform using MRIs for in-vivo navigation of magnetic microrobots.