Colonoscopy with robotic steering and automated lumen centralization: a feasibility study in a colon model

Hendrikus J.M. Pullens, N. van der Stap, Esther Rozeboom, Matthijs P. Schwartz, Ferdinand van der Heijden, Martijn G.H. van Oijen, Peter D. Siersema, Ivo Adriaan Maria Johannes Broeders

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    Background and study aims: We introduced a new platform for performing colonoscopy with robotic steering and automated lumen centralization (RS-ALC) and evaluated its technical feasibility. Conclusions: Colonoscopy with RS-ALC is technically feasible and appears to be easier and more intuitive than conventional steering for endoscopy-naive novices.
    Original languageUndefined
    Pages (from-to)286-280
    Number of pages6
    Issue number3
    Publication statusPublished - Mar 2016


    • IR-96581
    • METIS-312674
    • Image-based navigation
    • Colonoscopy
    • EWI-26151
    • automated lumen centralization
    • robotized endoscopy

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