New MRI-compatible prostate robot in the OR
The AIM lab at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) led by Greg Fischer accomplished their first clinical trial with their robot for prostate cancer diagnosis inside of MRI.
"A novel robotic system that can operate inside the bore of an MRI scanner is currently being tested as part of a biomedical research partnership program. The ro...botic system was developed by a team of robotics engineers at WPI in collaboration with colleagues at John Hopkins University, Brigham and Women's Hospital, and Acoustic MedSystems Inc. Learn more here."