Robotic System for Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

2015-0303-01
researcher's name
about researcher FUJIE, Masakatsu Professor (retired)
affiliation
Faculty of Science and Engineering
keyword

predominance

・Measuring a location and stiffness of a cancer as palpation
・Inserting a needle for treatment accurately into a cancer by compression using palpation probe to stabilize the cancer

background

・Increasing incidence rate of breast cancer in Japanese women
・Desiring minimally-invasive and accurate diagnostic and treatment techniques

summary

・Detection of a center position of cancer using palpation probe 
・Estimation of tissue stiffness using robot and medical image
・Method to reduce displacement of cancer during needle insertion by pre-loading the tissue 

application/development

・Supporting technique for breast cancer diagnosis and treatment
・Application to diagnosis and treatment of cancer in other parts of the body

material

  • Robotic system for breast cancer diagnosis and treatment
  • Detection of a center position of cancer using palpation probe
  • Estimation of tissue stiffness using robot and medical image
  • Evaluation to reduce displacement of cancer during needle insertion by pre-loading the tissue

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posted: 2015/03/03