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4 DOFs hollow soft pneumatic actuator – HOSE

Manfredi, L., Putzu, F., Guler, S., Huan, Y. & Cuschieri, A., 28 Jan 2019, In : Materials Research Express. 6, 4, 045703.

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A 3 DOFs Mini Variable Stiffness Soft Pneumatic Actuator

Manfredi, L., Yue, L. & Cuschieri, A., 25 Jun 2018, Proceedings of ACTUATOR 2018: 16th International Conference on New Actuators. 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

A 4 DOFs variable stiffness soft module

Manfredi, L., Yue, L., Zhang, J. & Cuschieri, A., 5 Jul 2018, 2018 IEEE International Conference on Soft Robotics, RoboSoft 2018. IEEE, p. 94-99 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2 Citations (Scopus)

A hydraulically driven colonoscope

Coleman, S. A., Tapia Siles, S. C., Pakleppa, M., Vorstius, J. B., Keatch, R. P., Tang, B. & Cuschieri, A., Oct 2016, In : Surgical Endoscopy. 30, 10, p. 4515-4524 11 p.

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A hydraulically driven endoscope

Coleman, S., Tapia Siles, S. C., Pakleppa, M., Vorstius, J., Keatch, R., Tang, B. & Cuschieri, A., Jun 2016.

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A Micropower Miniature Piezoelectric Actuator for Implantable Middle Ear Hearing Device

Wang, Z., Mills, R., Luo, H., Zheng, X., Hou, W., Wang, L., Brown, S. I. & Cuschieri, A., Feb 2011, In : IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering. 58, 2, p. 452-458 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)

A modified frequency slice wavelet transform for physiological signal time-frequency analysis

Luo, K., Du, K., Cai, Z., Li, J., Wang, Z. & Cuschieri, A., 29 Dec 2017, Proceedings - 2017 Chinese Automation Congress, CAC 2017. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., Vol. 2017-January. p. 3441-3444 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Citation (Scopus)

Analysis of performance and energy efficiency of thin shape memory alloy wire-based actuators

Khan, M. A. H., Manfredi, L., Velsink, F., Huan, Y. & Cuschieri, A., 13 Jun 2016, Proceedings Actuator 2016. Borgmann, H. (ed.). Germany: Messe Bremen-HVG Hanseatische Veransaltungs-GMBH, p. 321-324 4 p. C 2.4

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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A novel intracorporeal assembling robotic system for single-port laparoscopic surgery

Petroni, G., Niccolini, M., Menciassi, A., Dario, P. & Cuschieri, A., Feb 2012, In : Surgical Endoscopy. 27, 2, p. 665-670 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 Citations (Scopus)

Apparatus and method for detaching solid tumours: UK applications filed

Wang, Z. & Cuschieri, A., 4 Jan 2012, Patent No. GB1120009.4

Research output: Patent

A prospective, single-arm study on the use of the da Vinci® Table Motion with the Trumpf TS7000dV operating table

Morelli, L., Palmeri, M., Simoncini, T., Cela, V., Perutelli, A., Selli, C., Buccianti, P., Francesca, F., Cecchi, M., Zirafa, C., Bastiani, L., Cuschieri, A. & Melfi, F., Oct 2018, In : Surgical Endoscopy. 32, 10, p. 4165-4172 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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3 Citations (Scopus)
131 Downloads (Pure)

A Soft Pneumatic Inchworm Double balloon (SPID) for colonoscopy

Manfredi, L., Capoccia, E., Ciuti, G. & Cuschieri, A., 31 Jul 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, p. 1-9 9 p., 11109.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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2 Citations (Scopus)
93 Downloads (Pure)

A systematic review of virtual reality simulators for robot-assisted surgery

Moglia, A., Ferrari, V., Morelli, L., Ferrari, M., Mosca, F. & Cuschieri, A., 1 Jun 2016, In : European Urology. 69, 6, p. 1065-1080 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

120 Citations (Scopus)

A variable impedance actuator using shape memory alloy

Manfredi, L., Velsink, F., Khan, M. A. H. & Cuschieri, A., 13 Jun 2016, Proceedings Actuator 2016. Borgmann, H. (ed.). Germany: Messe Bremen-HVG Hanseatische Veransaltungs-GMBH, p. 167-170 4 p. B 1.2

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A Wireless Compact Control Unit (WiCCU) for Untethered Pneumatic Soft Robots

Manfredi, L. & Cuschieri, A., 27 May 2019, 2019 2nd IEEE International Conference on Soft Robotics (RoboSoft). IEEE, p. 31-36 6 p. 8722788. (RoboSoft 2019 - 2019 IEEE International Conference on Soft Robotics).

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5 Citations (Scopus)
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Biomechanics-machine learning system for surgical gesture analysis and development of technologies for minimal access surgery

Cavallo, F., Sinigaglia, S., Megali, G., Pietrabissa, A., Dario, P., Mosca, F. & Cuschieri, A., 1 Oct 2014, In : Surgical Innovation. 21, 5, p. 504-512 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Carbon nanotube-mediated wireless cell permeabilization: drug and gene uptake

Raffa, V., Gherardini, L., Vittorio, O., Bardi, G., Ziaei, A., Pizzorusso, T., Riggio, C., Nitodas, S., Karachalios, T., Al-Jamal, K. T., Kostarelos, K., Costa, M. & Cuschieri, A., Dec 2011, In : Nanomedicine. 6, 10, p. 1709-1718 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Citations (Scopus)

Comparative health technology assessment of robotic-assisted, direct manual laparoscopic and open surgery: a prospective study

Turchetti, G., Pierotti, F., Palla, I., Manetti, S., Freschi, C., Ferrari, V. & Cuschieri, A., Feb 2017, In : Surgical Endoscopy. 31, 2, p. 543-551 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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9 Citations (Scopus)
158 Downloads (Pure)

Comparison of endoscopic task performance with crossed versus uncrossed straight and curved instruments through a single port

Rimonda, R., Tang, B., Brown, S. I. & Cuschieri, A., Dec 2012, In : Surgical Endoscopy. p. 3605-3611 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)

Complaint actuator

Manfredi, L. & Cuschieri, A., 2015, Patent No. PCT/GB2015/051191, Priority date 9 Apr 2014

Research output: Patent

Current state of micro-robots/devices as substitutes for screening colonoscopy: assessment based on technology readiness levels

Tapia-Siles, S. C., Coleman, S. & Cuschieri, A., Feb 2016, In : Surgical Endoscopy. 30, 2, p. 404-413 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Dempster-Shafer theory applied in state estimation of a pressure driven endoscope for Hydro-colonoscopy

Pakleppa, M., Vorstius, J., Keatch, R., Tapia Siles, S. C., Coleman, S. & Cuschieri, A., 1 Jan 2013, Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Information Fusion, FUSION 2013. p. 1413-1420 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Design of a 2 DOFs Mini Hollow Joint Actuated with SMA Wires

Manfredi, L. & Cuschieri, A., 17 Oct 2018, In : Materials. 11, 10, p. 1-13 13 p., 2014.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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1 Citation (Scopus)
130 Downloads (Pure)

Different cellular response mechanisms contribute to the length-dependent cytotoxicity of multi-walled carbon nanotubes

Liu, D., Wang, L., Wang, Z. & Cuschieri, A., 2012, In : Nanoscale Research Letters. 7, p. 1-21 21 p., 361.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

45 Citations (Scopus)

Dilemmas in the reliable estimation of the in-vitro cell viability in magnetic nanoparticle engineering: which tests and what protocols?

Hoskins, C., Wang, L., Cheng, W. P. & Cuschieri, A., 16 Jan 2012, In : Nanoscale Research Letters. 7, p. - 12 p., 77.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

52 Citations (Scopus)

Disorders of the liver

Polignano, F. M., Dillon, J. F., Zealley, I. A., Quyn, A. J., Smith, A. & Cuschieri, S. A., 28 Nov 2014, Essential Surgical Practice: Higher Surgical Training in General Surgery. Cuschieri, A. & Hanna, G. (eds.). 5 ed. London: CRC Press, p. 616-670 55 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Citation (Scopus)

Distribution of innate ability for surgery amongst medical students assessed by an advanced virtual reality surgical simulator

Moglia, A., Ferrari, V., Morelli, L., Melfi, F., Ferrari, M., Mosca, F. & Cuschieri, A., Jun 2014, In : Surgical Endoscopy. 28, 6, p. 1830-1837 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Citations (Scopus)

Distribution of innate psychomotor skills recognized as important for surgical specialization in unconditioned medical undergraduates

Moglia, A., Morelli, L., Ferrari, V., Ferrari, M., Mosca, F. & Cuschieri, A., Oct 2018, In : Surgical Endoscopy. 32, 10, p. 4087-4095 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Electrical conductivity measurement in Thiel-embalmed tissue model: relevance to radiofrequency ablation

Wang, Z., Luo, H., Nick, M., Gueorguieva, M., Andre, P., Baker, R. T., McLean, D., Brown, S. & Cuschieri, A., 31 Jul 2014, In : Electronics Letters. 50, 16, p. 1125-1127 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Ergonomics of and technologies for single-port laparoscopic surgery

Tang, B., Hou, S. & Cuschieri, A., Jan 2012, In : Minimally Invasive Therapy and Allied Technologies. 21, 1, p. 46-54 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

51 Citations (Scopus)

Errors in laparoscopic surgery: what surgeons should know

Galleano, R., Franceschi, A., Ciciliot, M., Falchero, F. & Cuschieri, A., 2011, In : Minerva Chirurgica. 66, 2, p. 107-117 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of in-situ magnetic signals from iron oxide nanoparticle-labeled PC12 cells by atomic force microscopy

Wang, L., Min, Y., Wang, Z., Riggio, C., Calatayud, M. P., Pinkernelle, J., Raffa, V., Goya, G. F. ., Keilhoff, G. & Cuschieri, A., Mar 2015, In : Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology. 11, 3, p. 457-468 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Holographic Optical Tweezers at the Tip of a Needle

Leite, I. T., Turtaev, S., Jiang, X., Siler, M., Cuschieri, A., Russell, P. S. J. & Cizmar, T., 5 Sep 2018, IEEE Photonics Society Summer Topicals Meeting Series, SUM 2018. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 133-134 2 p. 8456739

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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Hybrid gold-iron oxide nanoparticles as a multifunctional platform for biomedical application

Hoskins, C., Min, Y., Gueorguieva, M., McDougall, C., Volovick, A., Prentice, P., Wang, Z., Melzer, A., Cuschieri, A. & Wang, L., 25 Jun 2012, In : Journal of nanobiotechnology. 10, 12 p., 27.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

71 Citations (Scopus)

Image-based 3D modeling and validation of radiofrequency interstitial tumor ablation using a tissue-mimicking breast phantom

Wang, Z., Aarya, I., Gueorguieva, M., Liu, D., Luo, H., Manfredi, L., Wang, L., McLean, D., Coleman, S., Brown, S. & Cuschieri, A., 2012, In : International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery. p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of fenestrations and surface profiling on the holding of tissue by parallel occlusion laparoscopic graspers

Brown, A. W., Brown, S. I., McLean, D., Wang, Z. & Cuschieri, A., Apr 2014, In : Surgical Endoscopy. 28, 4, p. 1277-1283 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of videogames and musical instruments on performances at a simulator for robotic surgery

Moglia, A., Perrone, V., Ferrari, V., Morelli, L., Boggi, U., Ferrari, M., Mosca, F. & Cuschieri, A., 2016, In : Minimally Invasive Therapy and Allied Technologies. 26, 3, p. 129-134 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Information-enhanced sparse binary matrix in compressed sensing for ECG

Luo, K., Wang, Z., Li, J., Yanakieva, R. & Cuschieri, A., 2014, In : Electronics Letters. 50, 18, p. 1271-1273 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Intraluminal magnetisation of bowel by ferromagnetic particles for retraction and manipulation by magnetic probes

Wang, Z., Andre, P., McLean, D., Brown, S. I., Florence, G. J. & Cuschieri, A., Nov 2014, In : Medical Engineering & Physics. 36, 11, p. 1521-1525 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

In Vivo Recognition of Human Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor by Molecularly Imprinted Polymers

Cecchini, A., Raffa, V., Canfarotta, F., Signore, G., Piletsky, S., MacDonald, M. & Cuschieri, A., 12 Apr 2017, In : Nano Letters. 17, 4, p. 2307-2312 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

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Liver retraction system by C3-muco-adhesive polymer films for laparoscopic surgery

Aldeghaither, S., Tang, B., Alijani, A., McLean, D., Wright, E., Wang, Z., Tait, I. & Cuschieri, A., Jul 2016, In : Surgical Endoscopy. 30, 7, p. 2834-2839 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Low power consumption mini rotary actuator with SMA wires

Manfredi, L., Huan, Y. & Cuschieri, A., 29 Sep 2017, In : Smart Materials and Structures. 26, 11, p. 1-13 13 p., 11503.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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9 Citations (Scopus)
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Magnetic carbon nanotubes: a new tool for shepherding mesenchymal stem cells by magnetic fields

Vittorio, O., Quaranta, P., Raffa, V., Funel, N., Campani, D., Pelliccioni, S., Longoni, B., Mosca, F., Pietrabissa, A. & Cuschieri, A., Jan 2011, In : Nanomedicine. 6, 1, p. 43-54 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Citations (Scopus)

Magnetic retraction of bowel by intraluminal injectable cyanoacrylate-based magnetic glue

Wang, Z., Brown, A., André, P., Brown, S. I., Florence, G. J. & Cuschieri, A., 2013, In : BioMed Research International. 2013, 8 p., Article ID 526512.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Magnetoporation and magnetolysis of cancer cells via carbon nanotubes induced by rotating magnetic fields

Liu, D., Wang, L., Wang, Z. & Cuschieri, A., 2012, In : Nano Letters. 12, 10, p. 5117-5121 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Citations (Scopus)

Membrane lipid peroxidation by the peroxidase-like activity of magnetite nanoparticles

Wang, L., Min, Y., Xu, D., Yu, F., Zhou, W. & Cuschieri, A., 4 Oct 2014, In : Chemical Communications. 50, 76, p. 11147-11150 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Citations (Scopus)

Meta-analysis of D1 versus D2 gastrectomy for gastric adenocarcinoma: let us move on to another era

Cuschieri, A. & Hanna, G. B., 2013, In : Annals of Surgery. 259, 6, p. e90 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

18 Citations (Scopus)

Mucoadhesive polymer films for tissue retraction in laparoscopic surgery: ex-vivo study on their mechanical properties

Wang, Z., Tai, L-R., McLean, D., Wright, E. J., Florence, G. J., Brown, S. I., Andre, P. & Cuschieri, A., 2014, In : Bio-medical Materials and Engineering. 24, 1, p. 445-451 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)