Research on Robots Used in Surgical Applications

Elida Tulcan, Erwin-Christian Lovasz *

Politehnica University of Timișoara, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
Bv. Mihai Viteazul, No. 1, 300222 Timişoara, Romania
* Corresponding author. E-mail:

Robotica & Management, Vol. 27, No. 1, pp. 37-40

Abstract: Nowadays robotic technology provides massive advantages over traditional procedures, including shorter hospitalization and rehabilitation time, and less pain and discomfort. This paper presents the fundamental requirements of a surgical robot, its applications, advantages and disadvantages of different topologies and concludes with a comparison between surgical robots and surgeons.

Keywords: Medical robots, surgery.

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