Philip Swaney

  • Vanderbilt University

    Tiny mechanical wrist gives new dexterity to needlescopic surgery

    With the flick of a tiny mechanical wrist, a team of engineers and doctors at Vanderbilt University’s Medical Engineering and Discovery Laboratory hope to give needlescopic surgery a whole new degree of dexterity. Needlescopic surgery, which uses surgical instruments shrunk to the diameter of a sewing… Read More

    Jul. 23, 2015