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Robotic Neurosurgery Probe Guide
This project is no longer active.
Head: Pradeep Khosla
Mailing address:
Carnegie Mellon University
Robotics Institute
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Associated center(s) / consortia:
 National Robotics Engineering Center (NREC)
 Vision and Autonomous Systems Center (VASC)
Associated lab(s) / group(s):
 Advanced Mechatronics Lab
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The Robotic Neurosurgical Probe Guide, built in conjunction with University of Pittsburgh's Medical School, assists the surgeon in choosing an incision site. It allows the surgeon to accurately place the probe tip while still allowing the surgeon to "feel" the insertion forces, using force-feedback.