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Proc. ASME. DMD2020, 2020 Design of Medical Devices Conference, V001T06A010, April 6–9, 2020
Paper No: DMD2020-9097
... analyses of the flexible active needle during actuation is essential before predicting the active needle s behavior inside tissue. Keywords: minimally invasive surgical procedures, 3D steerable active needle, shape memory alloy, flexible joint manipulator, finite element method. NOMENCLATURE ACTR actuator...