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Surgeons supported by exoskeleton for long operation


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ExoChair designed by Karfidov lab.

Designed to support the lower limbs and pelvic region to help reduce fatigue.

Aimed at workers who stand for prolonged periods of time.

Used by doctors during a 12-hour urological surgery at the Second Regional Clinical Hospital.

"“This is the first experience of using exoskeletons in Russia and Europe to support surgeons"

ExoChair’s lower price gave it an advantage over its closest competitor in Japan.

More data to feed into an eventual fully-autonomous robotic surgeon

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Industrial lower body exoskeleton.