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FlexDex Surgical instrument capable of making small incisions and stitching in the body.
Mounts to a surgeon’s arm and operates like an extension of the arm.
Traditional handheld laparoscopic tools have a limited range of motion move in the opposite direction to the surgeon’s hands.
Functions without a motor or computer chip.
Developed by researchers at the University of Michigan.
Video of device: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LxHEa9Wnwzg