Dexterous Surgical Tool

Journal Papers

  1. P. L. Anderson, R. A. Lathrop, and R. J. Webster, III, “Robot-Like Dexterity Without Computers and Motors: A Review of Hand-Held Laparoscopic Instruments with Wrist-Like Tip Articulation”, Expert Review of Medical Devices, In Press.
  2. P. Anderson, R. Lathrop, S. D. Herrell, and R. J. Webster, III, “Comparing a Mechanical Analogue with the da Vinci User Interface: Suturing at Challenging Angles”, IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, In Press.

Ph.D. Dissertations

  1. R. A. Lathrop, “Dexterity and Guidance Without Automation: Surgical Robot-Like Capabilities at a Fraction of the Cost”. Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, 2014. PDF (13.43 MB)