Development of exchangeable microforceps for a micromanipulator system

T. Kawai*, K. Nishizawa, F. Tajima, K. Kan, M. Fujie, K. Takakura, S. Kobayashi, T. Dohi

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A microforceps with an outside diameter of 1 mm and can be inserted inside a micromanipulator was developed. Its holding function was shown to achieve a practical level of performance with biological tissue.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)301-305
Number of pages5
JournalAdvanced Robotics
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2001
Externally publishedYes


  • Microforceps
  • Micromanipulator
  • Minimally invasive surgery

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Control and Systems Engineering


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