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Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery (MRCAS)
Head: Takeo Kanade and Anthony M. Digioia
Contact: Kort Eckman
Mailing address:
Carnegie Mellon University
Robotics Institute
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

NSH A403
(412) 268 8407
Associated center(s) / consortia:
 Medical Robotics Technology Center (MRTC)
Current Projects [Past Projects]
3D Image Overlay
X-ray vision has always been the dream of surgeons; Image Overlay is the next best thing.
Hip Navigation System
Preoperative and intraoperative planning and execution system for high-precision total hip replacement.
Hip Range of Motion
Preoperative planning system for total hip replacement
Knee Navigation Systems (KneeNav TKR/ACL)
We are developing two CT-based surgical navigation systems for total knee replacement and ACL reconstructive surgery.
Knee Surgery Simulation
Haptic interface for simulated knee surgery and interaction with volumetric data.
Precision Freehand Sculpting
We are developing a handheld tool to accurately cut bone for joint replacement surgery.