August 10, 2013
Vanderbilt Scientists Employ Robotics to Fight Brain Clots
A collaboration between Vanderbilt mechanical engineer Robert Webster and neurosurgeon Kyle Weaver has designed a special robotic system that uses tiny, steerable needles to suction out brain clots formed by intracranial hemorrhaging.
Credit: Vanderbilt University
[ Read the Article: Steerable Needle Lets Neurosurgeons Remove Brain Clots ]