1. Fiber Optic Distal Sensor Controlled MICRO-MANIPULATION Systems And Methods

    Fiber Optic Distal Sensor Controlled MICRO-MANIPULATION Systems And Methods

    A motion-compensated cutting system includes a hand-held tool body, and an actuator connected to the tool body. A shaft of the actuator is movable relative to the tool body so that a distal end of a cutting implement attached to the shaft is axially movable relative to the tool body. An optical coherence tomography system includes an optical fiber with a distal end fixed relative to the distal end of the cutting implement. The system includes a control unit that can determine a position of the distal end of the cutting implement relative to a reference surface based on input ...

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