Howie Choset

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Name: Howie Choset
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Slither Of Hope: Surgical Snakebots Are Real, And Heading For Humanity's Orifices

It’s also of note to the burgeoning surgical robotics industry, since the Flex is poised to become the first device to directly compete with Intuitive Surgical’s comparatively ubiquitous da Vinci System. While the Flex is still waiting for FDA clearance ... [Published Popsci.com.au - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

Would you let this terrifying 'snakebot' slide down your THROAT? First surgery completed using radical instrument

By Mark PriggPublished: 16:14 EST, 23 June 2014 | Updated: 16:16 EST, 23 June 2014A radical 'snakebot' that slithers down a patients throat to perform surgery has treated its first patients.Called the flex, it can go down a patient's throat without needing ... [Published Mail Online UK - Jun 23 2014]
Entities: Robotics, Surgeon, polyp
First reported Apr 28 2014 - Updated Apr 28 2014 - 1 reports

Everything You Need to Know About Terrifying, Wonderful Robotic Snakes

Last month, Medrobotics , a corporation associated with Carnegie Mellon University, announced that it will start marketing robotic snakes to surgeons in Europe. These "snakes," when fed down a patient's throat , can help doctors access hard-to-reach ... [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - Apr 28 2014]

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...Carnegie Mellon's Choset told ABC News , "the snake robot could travel to cliffs and look underneath overhangs…it could find a crevasse, crawl down it, and extract a sample, which itself could tell us how mars evolved as a planet."

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