Memoirs of the Faculty of Engineering, Okayama University
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A Study on Robot System to Hand Surgical Intrument to a Surgeon in a Surgery (1st Report, Development of Surgical Instrument Recognition System)

Iwamoto Hidehisa Kure National College of Technology
大崎 紘一 Dept. of System Engineering, Okayama University
梶原 康博 Dept. of System Engineering, Okayama University
宗澤 良臣 Dept. of System Engineering, Okayama University
Hashimoto Atsufumi Dept. of System Engineering, Okayama University
関 州二 Dept. of Medicine, Okayama University
抄録
The nurse supporting robot system to prepare and hand surgical instruments to a surgeon is proposed to reduce work of nurse in a surgical operation. In this paper, the surgical instrument recognition system (SIRS) is developed to hand the surgical instruments to a surgeon by the robot. The characteristics ot the instruments are area of the instruments, ratio of minimum center-contour distance to maximum one and its outline contour, are recognized by using the image processing. Kinds of the instruments are distinguished by these characteristics.
ISSN
0475-0071
NCID
AA10699856
NAID