Design and Simulation of Robotic Needle Guide for Transperineal Prostate Biopsy PUBLIC ACCESS

[+] Author Affiliations
Hossein Dehghani, Shihao Zhang, Pankaj Kulkarni, Pradipta Biswas, Leslie Simms, Sang-Eun Song

University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL

Paper No. DMD2018-6867, pp. V001T07A007; 5 pages
  • 2018 Design of Medical Devices Conference
  • 2018 Design of Medical Devices Conference
  • Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, April 9–12, 2018
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-4078-8
  • Copyright © 2018 by ASME


Prostate cancer is the third leading cause of cancer-related death for males in the United States [1]. Over three million Americans with prostate cancer were reported in 2016 [2] marking the prostate cancer as the most prevalent cancer among males in the US. In 2016, 180,890 new cases and 26,120 deaths were reported [1]. The prostate is a male reproductive gland located in the pelvis and surrounded by the rectum posteriorly and the bladder superiorly.

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