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Feasibility study for Autonomous Tissue Retraction in Robotic Assisted Minimally Invasive Surgery accepted in RA-L.

This paper presents a novel approach for semi-autonomous tissue retraction in minimally invasive surgery; taking advantage of neural networks to detect the candidate flaps for retraction from depth maps of

Teleoperation and contact detection of a waterjet-actuated soft continuum manipulator published in RA-L

Our new work on teleoperation and contact detection of a waterjet-actuated soft continuum manipulator has been published on RA-L. This work presents a method to enable intuitive articulation of a

3 papers accepted for presentation at IROS 2020

Congratulations to Giovanni, James, Federico, Simone, Aleks and Bruno for having their papers accepted for presentation at IROS 2020. Dual-Arm Control for Enhanced Magnetic Manipulation By enhancing manipulability of magnetically actuated

Challenges of continuum robots in clinical context: a review.

A gold open access review on the exciting field of Continuum Robots has just been published by the STORM Lab UK in Progress of Biomedical Engineering. Focusing on their medical applications

Online Disturbance Estimation for Improving Kinematic Accuracy in Continuum Manipulators

A new paper from the STORM Lab UK has just been presented at IEEE ICRA 2020, it describes a method for improving the accuracy of kinematic models of continuum manipulators

Usability of a novel disposable endoscope for gastric cancer screening in low-resource settings: results from rural India

A new paper from the STORM Lab UK presented at Digestive Disease Week 2020, and now appearing in Gastroenterology (May 2020), describes initial usability testing of our novel low-cost gastroscope (the BellowScope)

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