T-03 Mechatronics in Medicine

Dr. Gernot KRONREIF, Chief Scientific Officer, Austrian Center for Medical Innovation and Technology

Abstract: Mechatronic systems are increasingly finding their way into surgical and treatment rooms. After an introduction to mechatronics, the lecture will present and addresses modern applications of mechatronics in medicine. It will be also discussed what are the benefits of such devices – where are the risks?A special focus is placed on medical robotic systems.