Front Matter

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Abstract

The book comprises three parts. The first part provides the state-of-the-art of robots for endoscopy (endorobots), including devices already available in the market and those that are still at the R&D stage. The second part focusses on the engineering design; it includes the use of polymers for soft robotics, comparing their advantages and limitations with those of their more rigid counterparts. The third part includes the project management of a multidisciplinary team, the health cost of current technology, and how a cost-effective device can have a substantial impact on the market. It also includes information on data governance, ethical and legal frameworks, and all steps needed to make this new technology available.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEndorobotics
Subtitle of host publicationDesign, R and D and Future Trends
EditorsLuigi Manfredi
PublisherElsevier
Pagesi-ii
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9780128217504
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 14 Jan 2022

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