A New Concept for a “Vaginal Hysterectomy” Robot

  • Kovit Khampitak
  • Wathanyu Neadsanga
  • Sirivit Taechajedcadarung-Sri
  • Thantakorn Pongpimon
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 194)


The design concept of a novel vaginal hysterectomy robot which is composed of three compound robots is discussed. The results of in vitro mechanical evaluation of the first two prototypes are reported and ideas for future development discussed.


Surgical robot Medical robot Hysterectomy robot 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kovit Khampitak
    • 1
  • Wathanyu Neadsanga
    • 2
  • Sirivit Taechajedcadarung-Sri
    • 1
  • Thantakorn Pongpimon
    • 1
  1. 1.Khon Kaen UniversityKhon KaenThailand
  2. 2.Rajamangala University of Technology IsanKhon KaenThailand

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