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PROF. KWON DONGSOO PRESENTED 93TH SYMPOSIUM OF KOREAN SOCIETY OF OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY CONFERENCE

관리자 2019.05.22

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Prof. Kwon presented his presentation titled “Flexible Endoscopic Robotic Surgery” at the 93rd Annual Meeting of the Korean Society of Otorhinolaryngologists (ICORL2019) in new horizons in medicine at the era of 4th industrial revolution session. He introduced the merits, functions, and indications of K-FLEX, a flexible endoscopic surgical robot, and PPSEIDON, a next-generation light and oral surgical robot, which have been developed during the session presentation. He emphasized that these robots are able to approach lesions located in the curved and narrow organs where conventional rigid endoscopes or surgical instruments cannot enter by combining flexible endoscopes and flexible surgical instruments. Especially, the surgery will be help a lot. This announcement has deepened empathy and impressions to many otolaryngologists and medical robotic engineers by suggesting the possibility of changing the paradigm of existing surgical methods.