Bench to the OR and beyond, experiences using a surgical robot
Tuesday, 14 February 2017 from 18:00 to 19:00 (GMT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Orthopaedic surgeons traditionally rely on their eyes, feel, training, experience and tools to deliver good outcomes for their patients. Getting first class results every time is challenging especially in treating patients with complex abnormalities and even in the best hands there are always surgical outliers, patients who remain in pain and with poor function.
Delivering successful joint replacement surgery is multi-factorial, this includes making the right diagnosis, offering the right treatment tailored to the patient’s specific needs, selecting the right prosthetic joint, “opting for the right tools” and choosing the right surgeon’s hands.
Can robots make it ALL right?
Johann Henckel is a fellow in Trauma & Orthopaedic surgery having started his surgical training at UCL Medical School.
His work has included the advancement of low dose 3D CT & MRI strategies for the evaluation and understanding of joint anatomy, pre-operative planning and the accurate measurement of component position in joint replacement. His research has involved the development and clinical application of both navigation and robotic tools for hip and knee arthroplasty in the OR.
When & Where
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Medical Imaging
The EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training offers a 4 year programme in Medical Imaging.
Our vision is to train the translational imaging research leaders of the future, filling a critical gap identified in academia, pharmaceutical and medical devices industries, while delivering internationally competitive research. Our innovative training has a strong focus on new image acquisition technologies, novel data analysis methods and integration with computational modelling.