WCES Paris 2014



 

Robots For Engineers And Robots For Surgeons

Robots For Engineers And Robots For Surgeons: Can We Close The Gap?
(Under sponsorship of the STIFF-FLOP Project)

Course directors: Alberto Arezzo (ITALY), Kaspar Althoefer (UK), Amir Szold (Israel), Paolo Bianchi (ITALY)

 

09.00 – 10.15 Session 1

Chairs: Alberto Arezzo (ITALY), Kaspar Althoefer (UK)

08.30 – 08.45 Robotics for Endoscopic Surgery – Guang-Zhong Yang (UK)
08.45 – 09.00 Robots for surgical assistance: challenges and advancements – Lucien Blondel (FRANCE)
09.00 – 09.15 How to control a surgical robot – Chakravarthini Saaj (UK)
09.15 – 09.30 Contributions of robotic systems to increased safety in surgery – Darwin Caldwell (ITALY)
09.30 – 09.45 To robot or not to robot? The opinion of a urologist – Geert De Naeyer (BELGIUM)
09.45 – 10.00 To robot or not to robot? The opinion of a general surgeon – Carsten Gutt (GERMANY)
10.00 – 10.15 Discussion

 

10.45 – 12.00 Session 2

Chairs: Amir Szold (ISRAEL), Mario Morino (ITALY)

10.45 – 11.00 Future robots for minimally invasive surgery – Fumiya Iida (SWITZERLAND)
11.00 – 11.15 The limits of current technology. Do we need training? – Wanda Petz (ITALY)
11.15 – 11.30 The learning experience for robot assisted gastrectomy for gastric cancer – Young-Woo Kim (KOREA)
11.30 – 11.45 Future direction of development in surgical robots – Louis Phee Soo Jay (SINGAPORE)
11.45 – 12.00 Stiffness-controllable robot systems – Kaspar Althoefer (UK)
12.00 – 12.15 So, how can we close the gap? – Yoav Mintz (ISRAEL)
12.15 – 12.30 Discussion