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It was suggested that the lack of haptic feedback, formerly considered a limitation for the da Vinci robotic system, does not affect robotic surgeons because of training and compensation based on visual feedback. However, conclusive studies are still missing and the interest in force reflection is rising again.
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Name: The international journal of medical robotics + computer assisted surgery : MRCAS
Increasing presence is one of the primary goals of virtual reality research. A crucial aspect is that users are capable of distinguishing their self from the external virtual world. The hypothesis we ...
Computer-based simulation for medical procedures training has been gaining relevance, as well the use of haptic devices for developing fine motor skills in such simulations. The purpose of this paper ...
Haptic perception is an important modality in reinforcing the presence of virtual or remote targets, but providing haptic feedback of dynamic environments still remains a challenging task. We address ...
Robotic minimal invasive surgery is gaining acceptance in surgical care. In contrast with the appreciated 3D vision and enhanced dexterity, haptic feedback is not offered. For this reason robotics is ...
During interaction with objects using a tool, we experience force and tactile feedback. One form of tactile feedback is local fingerpad skin deformation. In this paper, we provide haptic feedback to u...
The most commonly prescribed mobility aid, the walking cane, is often underloaded and therefore fails to reduce knee joint loading and provide symptomatic relief for those with knee osteoa...
Stroke survivors with hemiplegia will be evaluated by rehabilitation professionals and asked to perform a battery of assessments to test the viability and usability of a force-feedback rob...
This game-like intervention using virtual reality will provide an objective and quantitative characterization of dystonia and spasticity presentations in cerebral palsy, even if combined, ...
The trial is designed to test the effectiveness of a force-feedback cuff in combination with a myoelectric prosthesis in conveying information on grasp strength to the user, as well as the...
The purpose of this study is to assess the influence of force feedback joysticks and haptic feedback in improving upper limb rehabilitation outcomes following stroke.
A mechanism of communication with a physiological system for homeostasis, adaptation, etc. Physiological feedback is mediated through extensive feedback mechanisms that use physiological cues as feedback loop signals to control other systems.
The portion of an interactive computer program that issues messages to and receives commands from a user.
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The influence of study results on the chances of publication and the tendency of investigators, reviewers, and editors to submit or accept manuscripts for publication based on the direction or strength of the study findings. Publication bias has an impact on the interpretation of clinical trials and meta-analyses. Bias can be minimized by insistence by editors on high-quality research, thorough literature reviews, acknowledgement of conflicts of interest, modification of peer review practices, etc.
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