The present disclosure relates to electrically controllable surgical tools. In general, surgical devices are provided having an electrically controllable, fingered operating end for use in angiography, endovascular and/or neurological surgery. The finger(s) at the operating end can be made from ionic polymer metal composite (IPMC) material to facilitate control of the finger(s).
Maine Medical Center
Ecker, Robert D. and Shahinpoor, Mohsen, "Electrically Controllable Surgical Tools" (2021). MaineHealth Patents. 13.
Maine Medical Center, Board of Trustees of the University of Maine System