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Abstract #2550

Clinical Use of an Image-Guided Remote Manipulator for Endorectal Prostate Biopsy

Marc A. Rea1,2, Zion Tse2, Veronica Morgan3, Sharon Giles3, Donald W. McRobbie1,3, Michael Lamperth2, Ian Young2, Nandita deSouza3

1Radiological Sciences Unit, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, UK; 2Mechanical Engineering, Imperial College London, London, UK; 3MRI, Royal Marsden Hospital, Surrey, London, UK

This work describes clinical trials of a closed-bore 5-DOF remote manipulator used for endorectal prostate biopsy procedures.