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Biomedical Engineering

, Volume 53, Issue 1, pp 51–55 | Cite as

A Semiautomatic Device for Optic Fiber Manipulation for Laser Proctology

  • V. V. Kharlamov
  • S. A. Nikitin
  • A. Yu. KarseevaEmail author
  • A. V. Sinegub
  • G. S. Kireeva
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The aim of the present work was to develop a device for semiautomatic manipulation of an optical light guide for laser proctology solving the problem of increasing the accuracy of light guide positioning in low-invasive proctological laser operations using a laser coagulator for the treatment of vascular and oncological diseases. The proposed technical solution increases positioning accuracy by manipulating the optic light guide with a device with two degrees of freedom, firmly attached to the proctoscope, with adjustment of the angle using a lever mechanism and linear semiautomatic movement of the optical light guide using stepper drives. Preclinical and subsequent clinical trials of the device for laser coagulation are planned.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. V. Kharlamov
    • 1
  • S. A. Nikitin
    • 1
  • A. Yu. Karseeva
    • 1
    Email author
  • A. V. Sinegub
    • 1
  • G. S. Kireeva
    • 1
  1. 1.Russian State Scientific Center for Robotics and Technical CyberneticsSt. PetersburgRussia

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