Collaboration on Robot-Assisted Minimally Invasive Surgery

  • Kraus, Martin (Project Participant)
  • Kibsgaard, Martin (Project Participant)
  • Poulsen, Johan (Project Participant)
  • Petersson, Jane (Project Participant)

Project Details


In robot-assisted minimally invasive surgery, a surgeon uses a remote manipulator and a stereoscopic endoscopic view from inside the patient to control robotic instruments that perform the actual surgery through very small incisions. Since 2012, the Department of Architecture, Design and Media-Technology, Aalborg University Hospital, and the Minimal Invasive Educational Center are collaboratively researching various aspects of robot-assisted minimally invasive surgery. Our current focus is on improving the visual communication between a trainee and an instructor or surgery assistant during the training with an actual surgery robot by means of real-time augmented reality. Medialogy and VGIS students have the opportunity to work on specific, related problems in their semester projects.
Effective start/end date03/09/201231/12/2018

Collaborative partners

  • Aalborg Universitetshospital


  • Teleoperation
  • Telesurgery
  • Telestration
  • Telementoring
  • Head-Up Display
  • Augmented Reality
  • Robotic Surgery


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