Fig. 2 | Current Robotics Reports

Fig. 2

From: Medical Robotics for Ultrasound Imaging: Current Systems and Future Trends

Fig. 2

Overview of system components for collaborative assisting robotic ultrasound systems. a The STRATUS system including a UR5 robot and an ultrasound probe interconnected by a six DOF force-torque sensor (copyright © [2016] IEEE. Reprinted with permission from [35]). b Near infrared imaging sensors combined with an ultrasound probe for bimodal vessel imaging in the forearm to guide venipuncture (reproduced from [37•] with permission from Springer Nature). c Setup for a flexible needle steering system of two Viper s650 robots (Adept) with needle holder and ultrasound probe (copyright © [2015] IEEE. Reprinted with permission from [38]). d LBR iiwa robot with ultrasound probe on custom mount with needle holder used for facet joint insertion (reproduced from [39•] with permission from Springer Nature)

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