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Title: The development of computer assisted permanent Brachytherapy for prostate cancer
Authors: Shi, Xiaoming.
Keywords: DRNTU::Engineering::Mechanical engineering::Surgical assistive technology
Issue Date: 2000
Abstract: The subject of this project is the field of medical robotics with a specific focus on the treatment of prostate cancer using minimal invasive techniques using robotics and computer technology. Prostate cancer is the most common internal (non-skin) cancer in men and the second most common cause of cancer deaths, after lung cancer. In Singapore, prostate cancer is the sixth common cancer (1988-1992, Singapore Cancer Registry). With the increase proportion of the elderly population and an improving life expectancy, prostate cancer is expected to become more prevalent with time. In addition, the desire to develop better forms of treatment of prostate cancer has been enormous.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10356/6366
Rights: Nanyang Technological University
Fulltext Permission: restricted
Fulltext Availability: With Fulltext
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