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Monolithic Fabrication of Millimeter-Scale Surgical Devices With Integrated Sensing1

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Joshua B. Gafford, Samuel B. Kesner, Robert J. Wood, Conor J. Walsh

Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences,
Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering,
Boston, MA 02115

Accepted and presented at the Design of Medical Devices Conference (DMD2014), Minneapolis, MN, April 7–10, 2014. DOI: 10.1115/1.4027045

Manuscript received February 21, 2014; final manuscript received March 3, 2014; published online July 21, 2014. Editor: Arthur G. Erdman.

J. Med. Devices 8(3), 030924 (Jul 21, 2014) (2 pages) Paper No: MED-14-1075; doi: 10.1115/1.4027045 History: Received February 21, 2014; Revised March 03, 2014

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Fig. 1

Grasper actuation showing return spring and internal Sarrus linkage detail

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(top) Layer-by-layer composite manufacturing of gripper, incorporating structural, sensing and encapsulation sublaminates; (bottom) integrated force-sensing grasper, (middle) post release (flat) and (right) “popped-up” with U.S. penny for scale

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Sensorized grasper implementation, showing detail of signal conditioning and on-board half-bridge

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Demonstration platform used for testing

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Force profile recorded from a simulated suture needle driving task

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