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 ]

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