SCIENCE CHINA Information Sciences, Volume 61 , Issue 10 : 104201(2018) https://doi.org/10.1007/s11432-017-9476-y

A simulator with an elastic guidewire and vascular system for minimally invasive vascular surgery

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  • ReceivedDec 7, 2017
  • AcceptedJun 1, 2018
  • PublishedAug 21, 2018


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This work is partially supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant Nos. 61533016, U1613210, 61421004), and National High-tech Research and Development Program (Grant Nos. 2015AA042306, 2017YFC0110- 804, 2017YFE0112200).


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    (Color online) (a) Overview of the system; (b) the guidewire model based on Cosserat rod theory; (c) dihedral angle constraint; (d) simplified dihedral angle constraint; (e) modified constraint; (f) the deformation before and after the stretching and the bending constraint are added; (g) interface of minimally invasive vascular surgical training system;protect łinebreak (h) comparison of the responding time between old and new constraints.


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