Local Magnetic Actuation (LMA)

  • Vanderbilt University

    Sophisticated application of magnetic force enhances laparoscopic surgery

    Pietro Valdastri is convinced that the clever application of magnetic force can make minimally invasive surgery easier and more effective. “In 2007, a team of University of Texas researchers did some basic experiments using magnets in laparoscopic surgery,” said Valdastri, assistant professor of mechanical engineering and director of Vanderbilt… Read More

    Mar. 3, 2015