An intelligent catheter system robotic controlled catheter system

M. Negoro, M. Tanimoto, F. Arai, T. Fukuda, K. Fukasaku, I. Takahashi, S. Miyachi

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We have developed a novel catheter system, an intelligent catheter system, which is able to control a catheter by an externally-placed controller. This system has made from master-slave mechanism and has following three components; 1) a joy stick as a master (for operators) 2) a catheter controller as a slave (for a patient), 3) a micro force sensor as a sensing device. This catheter tele-guiding system has abilities to perform intravascular procedures from the distant places. It may help to reduce the radiation exposures to the operators and also to help train young doctors.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)111-113
Number of pages3
JournalInterventional Neuroradiology
Issue numberSUPPL. 1
Publication statusPublished - 2001


  • Angiography
  • Catheterization
  • Robotic control

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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