Hamlyn-awarded surgical robot for remote endoscopic surgery

KAIST develops a flexible, remote endoscopic surgery robot: K-FLEX, which is now undergoing porcine trials since September. Earlier this year, the system was selected as the best robot of the Hamlyn Surgical Robot Challenge [link]. “Successful experiments of pig gallbladder dissection were performed using the  robot, developed entirely (except endoscope module) at KAIST. Doctors are having difficulty with settings used in…