Needle Insertion Simulation

Heads: Shinichi Hirai
Contact: Wang Lijuan

Date: 2010 - 2013

Mailing address:
Dept. Robotics, Ritsumeikan Univ.
Kusatsu, Shiga 525-8577, Japan

Supported by:
R-GIRO program 2012 - 2015
e-Health for Medicine, Nursing, and Care

Associated lab/group:
Chen Lab. (Dept. Computer Science)
Tanaka Lab. (Dept.Computer Science)
Lee Lab. (Dept.Computer Science)

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Project Description

This research aims at dynamic simulation of needle insertion process in medical surgery. We will establish a method to simulate the needle insertion process without remeshing and a method to estimate physical parameters in the insertion.


Name Title Degree
Atsuo Mori Graduated Master of Eng.
Fuminori Komatu Graduated


Oral Presentations


Needle insertion simulation (mp4 0.4MB)

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