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Keywords: surgical retractorClose
Journal: Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mechanisms Robotics. June 2020, 12(3): 031010.
Paper No: JMR-19-1184
Published Online: January 14, 2020
... origami-inspired deployable surgical retractor with the controllable stiffness mechanism that can facilitate safer instrument–tissue interaction in comparison to their rigid counterparts. When controllable negative-pressure is applied to the jammed origami retractor module, it becomes more rigid...