The International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery

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Early View (Online Version of Record published before inclusion in an issue)

Edited By: Mehran Anvari

Impact Factor: 1.613

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2016: 105/196 (Surgery)

Online ISSN: 1478-596X


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    1. Single-incision robotic cholecystectomy is associated with a high rate of trocar-site infection

      Chetana Lim, Georges Bou Nassif, Eylon Lahat, Mohamad Hayek, Michael Osseis, Concepcion Gomez Gavara, Toufic Moussalem, Daniel Azoulay and Chady Salloum

      Version of Record online: 6 SEP 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/rcs.1856

    2. An automated skills assessment framework for laparoscopic training tasks

      Nicholas P. Sgouros, Constantinos Loukas, Vassiliki Koufi, Theodore G. Troupis and Evangelos Georgiou

      Version of Record online: 15 AUG 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/rcs.1853

    3. Influence of surgical gloves on haptic perception thresholds

      Christian Hatzfeld, Sarah Dorsch, Carsten Neupert and Mario Kupnik

      Version of Record online: 14 AUG 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/rcs.1852

    4. Development of a novel robotic platform with controllable stiffness manipulation arms for laparoendoscopic single-site surgery (LESS)

      Jianchen Wang, Shuxin Wang, Jinhua Li, Xiangyun Ren and Randall Miller Briggs

      Version of Record online: 6 AUG 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/rcs.1838


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    1. Intraocular robotic interventional surgical system (IRISS): Mechanical design, evaluation, and master–slave manipulation

      Jason T. Wilson, Matthew J. Gerber, Stephen W. Prince, Cheng-Wei Chen, Steven D. Schwartz, Jean-Pierre Hubschman and Tsu-Chin Tsao

      Version of Record online: 31 JUL 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/rcs.1842

    2. EyeSLAM: Real-time simultaneous localization and mapping of retinal vessels during intraocular microsurgery

      Daniel Braun, Sungwook Yang, Joseph N. Martel, Cameron N. Riviere and Brian C. Becker

      Version of Record online: 18 JUL 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/rcs.1848

    3. MRI-compatible breast/rib phantom for evaluating ultrasonic thermal exposures

      Georgios Menikou, Marinos Yiannakou, Christos Yiallouras, Cleanthis Ioannides and Christakis Damianou

      Version of Record online: 17 JUL 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/rcs.1849

    4. Manipulator-driven selection of semi-active MR-visible markers

      Junmo An, Andrew G. Webb, Dipan J. Shah, Karen Chin and Nikolaos V. Tsekos

      Version of Record online: 29 JUN 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/rcs.1846

    5. Robotic versus thoracoscopic thymectomy: The current evidence

      Judith Buentzel, Judith Heinz, Marc Hinterthaner, Friedrich A. Schöndube, Carmen Straube, Christian Roever and Alexander Emmert

      Version of Record online: 29 JUN 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/rcs.1847

    6. Motion control skill assessment based on kinematic analysis of robotic end-effector movements

      Ke Liang, Yuan Xing, Jianmin Li, Shuxin Wang, Aimin Li and Jinhua Li

      Version of Record online: 29 JUN 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/rcs.1845

    7. Automated robot-assisted surgical skill evaluation: Predictive analytics approach

      Mahtab J. Fard, Sattar Ameri, R. Darin Ellis, Ratna B. Chinnam, Abhilash K. Pandya and Michael D. Klein

      Version of Record online: 29 JUN 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/rcs.1850

    8. Accuracy of navigated cam resection in femoroacetabular impingement: A randomised controlled trial

      Jan Van Houcke, Vikas Khanduja, Naoki Nakano, Peter Krekel, Christophe Pattyn and Emmanuel Audenaert

      Version of Record online: 15 JUN 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/rcs.1839

    9. Robotic proctectomy for rectal cancer: analysis of 71 patients from a single institution

      Philip M. Spanheimer, John G. Armstrong, Sunyang Fu, Junlin Liao, Scott E. Regenbogen and John C. Byrn

      Version of Record online: 1 JUN 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/rcs.1841

    10. The biomechanical effect of tunnel placement on ACL graft forces in double-bundle ACL reconstruction – A 3D computational simulation

      Nathan H. Varady, Willem A. Kernkamp, Jingsheng Li, Lianxin Wang, Hiroshi Koga, Peter Asnis and Guoan Li

      Version of Record online: 1 JUN 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/rcs.1840


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      Robotic bariatric surgery: A general review of the current status

      Minoa K. Jung, Monika E. Hagen, Nicolas C. Buchs, Leo H. Buehler and Philippe Morel

      Version of Record online: 23 MAY 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/rcs.1834


    1. A prospective randomized controlled trial for assessment of perineal hydrodissection technique for nervesparing robot assisted radical prostatectomy

      G. Hatiboglu, T. Simpfendörfer, L. Uhlmann, M.A. Bergero, S. Macher-Goeppinger, S. Pahernik, B. Hadaschik, M. Hohenfellner and D. Teber

      Version of Record online: 23 MAY 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/rcs.1835

    2. Robotic distal locking of intramedullary nailing: Technical description and cadaveric testing

      Martin Panzica, Eduardo M. Suero, Ralf Westphal, Musa Citak, Emmanouil Liodakis, Nael Hawi, Max Petri, Christian Krettek and Timo Stuebig

      Version of Record online: 23 MAY 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/rcs.1831

    3. Negating the fulcrum effect in manual laparoscopic surgery: Investigating skill acquisition with a haptic simulator

      Adam J. Spiers, Sarah Baillie, Tony G. Pipe and George Asimakopolous

      Version of Record online: 23 MAY 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/rcs.1837

    4. Technical feasibility and safety of image-guided parieto-occipital ventricular catheter placement with the assistance of a wearable head-up display

      Jang W. Yoon, Robert E. Chen, Karim ReFaey, Roberto J. Diaz, Ronald Reimer, Ricardo J. Komotar, Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, Benjamin L. Brown and Robert E. Wharen

      Version of Record online: 19 MAY 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/rcs.1836

    5. Research of the master–slave robot surgical system with the function of force feedback

      Yunyong Shi, Chaozheng Zhou, Le Xie, Yongjun Chen, Jun Jiang, Zhenfeng Zhang and Ze Deng

      Version of Record online: 17 MAY 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/rcs.1826

    6. Mastery Learning – does the method of learning make a difference in skills acquisition for robotic surgery?

      Karen L. Siroen, Christopher D.W. Ward, Abelardo Escoto, Michael D. Naish, Yves Bureau, Rajni V. Patel, Christopher M. Schlachta, Sayra M. Cristancho and Ana Luisa Trejos

      Version of Record online: 16 MAY 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/rcs.1828

    7. Modeling and evaluation of hand–eye coordination of surgical robotic system on task performance

      Yuanqian Gao, Shuxin Wang, Jianmin Li, Aimin Li, Hongbin Liu and Yuan Xing

      Version of Record online: 4 MAY 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/rcs.1829

    8. An adaptive and fully automatic method for estimating the 3D position of bendable instruments using endoscopic images

      Paolo Cabras, Florent Nageotte, Philippe Zanne and Christophe Doignon

      Version of Record online: 7 APR 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/rcs.1812

    9. A single port surgical robot system with novel elbow joint mechanism for high force transmission

      Minho Hwang, Un-Je Yang, Deokyoo Kong, Deok Gyoon Chung, June-gi Lim, Dong-Ho Lee, Daniel H. Kim, Dongsuk Shin, Taeho Jang, Jeong-Whun Kim and Dong-Soo Kwon

      Version of Record online: 3 APR 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/rcs.1808

    10. An automatic and accurate registration method for electro-anatomical map and CT surface

      Lixia Shu, Jin Wang, Deyong Long and Changyan Lin

      Version of Record online: 29 MAR 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/rcs.1818

    11. Compact teleoperated laparoendoscopic single-site robotic surgical system: Kinematics, control, and operation

      Oran Jacob Isaac-Lowry, Steele Okamoto, Sahba Aghajani Pedram, Russell Woo and Peter Berkelman

      Version of Record online: 27 MAR 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/rcs.1811

    12. Natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery with a snake-mechanism using a movable pulley

      Hoyul Lee, Kwang Gi Kim, Jong Hyun Seo and Dae Kyung Sohn

      Version of Record online: 7 MAR 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/rcs.1816

    13. Generative Anatomy Modeling Language (GAML)

      Doga Demirel, Alexander Yu, Seth Baer-Cooper, Tansel Halic and Coskun Bayrak

      Version of Record online: 5 MAR 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/rcs.1813

    14. Pose optimization and port placement for robot-assisted minimally invasive surgery in cholecystectomy

      Mei Feng, Xingze Jin, Weihua Tong, Xiaoyu Guo, Ji Zhao and Yili Fu

      Version of Record online: 2 MAR 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/rcs.1810

    15. Preservation of replaced left hepatic artery during robotic-assisted minimally invasive esophagectomy: A case series

      Nicholas R. Hess, Nabil P. Rizk, James D. Luketich and Inderpal S. Sarkaria

      Version of Record online: 2 MAR 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/rcs.1802

    16. Experimental evaluation of magnified haptic feedback for robot-assisted needle insertion and palpation

      Leonardo Meli, Claudio Pacchierotti and Domenico Prattichizzo

      Version of Record online: 20 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/rcs.1809

    17. Design and evaluation of a variable stiffness manual operating platform for laparoendoscopic single site surgery (LESS)

      Jinhua Li, Xuejie Li, Jianchen Wang, Yuan Xing, Shuxin Wang and Xiangyun Ren

      Version of Record online: 20 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/rcs.1797

    18. MRI guided focused ultrasound robotic system for animal experiments

      Marinos Yiannakou, Georgios Menikou, Christos Yiallouras, Cleanthis Ioannides and Christakis Damianou

      Version of Record online: 17 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/rcs.1804

    19. Physiological motion modeling for organ-mounted robots

      Nathan A. Wood, David Schwartzman, Marco A. Zenati and Cameron N. Riviere

      Version of Record online: 17 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/rcs.1805

    20. Application of a customized 3D printed reduction aid after external fixation of the femur and tibia: Technical note

      Mohamed Omar, Alexander-Nicolai Zeller, Nils-Claudius Gellrich, Majeed Rana, Christian Krettek and Emannouil Liodakis

      Version of Record online: 25 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/rcs.1803


    1. A research review on clinical needs, technical requirements, and normativity in the design of surgical robots

      Carlos Eduardo Díaz, Roemi Fernández, Manuel Armada and Felipe García

      Version of Record online: 20 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/rcs.1801


    1. Insight into the da Vinci® Xi – technical notes for single-docking left-sided colorectal procedures

      James Chi-Yong Ngu, Sarah Sim, Sulaiman Yusof, Chee-Yung Ng and Andrew Siang-Yih Wong

      Version of Record online: 23 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/rcs.1798

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      Ultrasound image based visual servoing for moving target ablation by high intensity focused ultrasound

      Joonho Seo, Norihiro Koizumi, Mamoru Mitsuishi and Naohiko Sugita

      Version of Record online: 20 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/rcs.1793

    3. A combined registration and finite element analysis method for fast estimation of intraoperative brain shift; phantom and animal model study

      Amrollah Mohammadi, Alireza Ahmadian, Shahram Rabbani, Ehsan Fattahi and Shapour Shirani

      Version of Record online: 4 DEC 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/rcs.1792


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