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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Med. Devices. September 2011, 5(3): 031003.
Published Online: July 27, 2011
... years, e.g., the pneumatically actuated prosthesis by Sup et al. [( 13 14 )] and the hydraulic design by Lambrecht and Kazerooni [( 15 )]. Unlike the existing approaches discussed previously, the active above-knee prosthesis presented in this paper utilizes a novel actuation means, namely pneumatic...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Med. Devices. December 2008, 2(4): 041006.
Published Online: November 19, 2008
... size and high performance, the described pneumatic actuator can provide sensory input that is otherwise unavailable during robotic surgery. 04 10 2007 25 08 2008 19 11 2008 The described pneumatic balloon actuator is a viable means to provide tactile feedback for surgical robotic...
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Article Type: Design Of Medical Devices Conference Abstracts
J. Med. Devices. June 2008, 2(2): 027525.
Published Online: June 12, 2008
... patient diagnosis pneumatic actuators shape memory effects titanium alloys 2008 American Society of Mechanical Engineers ...
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Article Type: Design Of Medical Devices Conference Abstracts
J. Med. Devices. June 2008, 2(2): 027530.
Published Online: June 12, 2008
... combinations of compressive and shear loadings to the subject tissues. This device consists of a loading wheel, a force sensor, a pneumatic actuator, a control system and a data acquisition system. In this work, mechanical forces were applied to the lower limbs of rabbits with controllable magnitudes...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Med. Devices. June 2007, 1(2): 126–139.
Published Online: September 1, 2006
... muscle pneumatic actuators Recently, the notion of assisted human movement (e.g., via powered exoskeletons or orthoses) has received much attention by way of projects such as that of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) ( 1 ). This multimillion dollar US Military initiative has...