Monday 11th September

08:30 - 08:45 | Welcome - Introduction (Auditorium - Patio 44 - 55)

08:45 - 09:45 | Session 1 Robotic Ultrasound | Session chairs : Edward Grant and Tom Henderson

Robot-assisted tele-echography with obstacle avoidance for CT-PET-US diagnostic - Mustafa Elahres

Development of an Ultrasound Robotic System to Assist Ultrasound Examination of Pregnant Women -  Maria Bamaarouf

Ultrasound-based Robot-assisted Drilling System for Pedicle Screw Placement - Ruixuan Li

09:45 - 10:15 | Coffee break

10:15 - 11:00 | Keynote 1

11:00 - 12:00 | Session 2 Novel Hardware | Session chairs : Kanty Rabenosoro and Sallam Mohammad

Validation of a robot for minimally invasive vertebroplasty- Bogdan Maris

Forceps with direct torque control - Zhuoqi Cheng

Towards a New Robotic Surgical Instrument with Human-like Dexterity - Mohamed Sallam

12:00 - 13:30 | Lunch

13:30 - 14:50 | Session 3 Continuum Robots | Session chairs :Taha Chikhaoui and Emmanuel Vander Poorten

FEM-based model for cable-actuated continuum robots - Chiara Cignolini

Miniaturized Continuum Robot Made of Glass for Biomedical Applications- Chibundo Nwafor

Real-time Closed-loop Control of Concentric Tube Robots: Performance Assessment - Quentin Boyer

Creating Soft Robotic Manipulators with Variable Stiffness via 3D Printing and Fiber Jamming- Fabian Trauzettel

14:50 - 15:38 | Poster 1 pitch

15:38 - 16:38 | Poster 1 + coffee

16:38 - 17:58 | Session 4 Training & Interfaces | Session chairs : Gernot Kronreif and Benoit Herman

A Micro-Computer Based Tactical Combat Casualty Care Trainer  - Alexander Youngs

Filosofia: A Real-Time Surgical Simulation Framework for Simplified Application Development - Vladimir Poliakov

Comparison of Visualization Techniques for Augmented Reality-based Orthopedic Surgical Training - Luohong Wu

Stiffness Perception Device Based on Skin-Stretch for Laparoscopic Surgery: Radial Palpation and Influence of the Fulcrum Effect - Charlélie Saudrais

17:58 - 18:00 | Ending remark

19:00 - 22:00 | Conference dinner (Zamansky tower)


Tuesday 12 September

08:45 - 09:45 | Session 5 Sensors | Session chairs : Benoit Rosa and Zhuoqi Cheng

Fiber Bragg Grating sensors for temperature estimation and their integration in robotic transesophageal echocardiography: a preliminary study - Ludovica Barozzi

Towards a Minimally Invasive Stiffness Sensor for In-vivo Diagnostics - Behnam Moradkhani

Towards the development of stretchable indirect X-ray detectors for intraoperative tumour imaging - Solène Dietsch


09:45 - 10:15 | Coffee break

10:15 - 11:00 | Keynote 2

11:00 - 12:00 | Session 6 Sensing | Session chairs : Arianna Menciassi and Giulio Dagnino

Computed Tomography-based Mechanical Impedance Identification for Breach Detection in Pedicle Screw Placement- Ayoob Davoodi

Breach detection in spine surgery based on cutting torque with ex-vivo experimental validation- Elie Saghbiny

Automatic bone breach detection using electrical conductivity during pedicle drilling in spine surgery - Jorge Andres Perez Velasquez

12:00 - 13:30 l Lunch

13:30 - 14:50 | Session 7 Surgical Data Science | Session chairs : Luis Carlos Garcia-Peraza and George Moustris

An Automated Approach for Informative Frame Selection in Laryngeal Cancer Screening - Muhammad Adeel Azam

A Benchmark Study on Deep Learning Methods for Tool Detection in Microsurgery - Hamed Mohammadbagherpoo

VideoSum: A Python Library for Surgical Video Summarization - Luis Carlos Garcia-Peraza-Herrera

Towards Open Science in Robotic Endovascular Surgery: An Open Fluoroscopy Dataset for Data-Driven Applications - Dennis Kundrat

14:50 - 15:38 | Poster2 pitch

15:38 - 16:38 | Poster 2 + coffee

16:38 - 17:58 | Session 8 Segmentation | Session chairs : Leonardo Mattos and Tahamazdte Brahim

Marker-based Skin Surface Segmentation using YoLov5 and Pose Estimation for Robot-assisted Medical Diagnosis- Shruti Chakraborty

Semantic segmentation for tracking moving anatomies in robotic surgery- Andrea Roberti

Optimized Deep Learning Model for Predicting Tumor Location in Medical Images for Robotic Trajectory Mapping- Jenna Seetohul

Automatic Segmentation of Laryngeal Cancer Using Deep Learning: A Multicentric Dataset Study - Muhammad Adeel Azam

17:58 - 18:00 | Ending remark

18:30 - 20:00 | Welcome reception (Tipi - patio 32 - 43)


Wednesday 13th September

08:45 - 09:45 | Session 9 Modeling | Session chairs : Kathleen Denis and Jérôme Szweczyk

Implant size prediction for total knee arthroplasty using anatomical landmarks  - Sandeep Katragadda

Thermal Analysis of a Magnetically Actuated Fiber-Coupled Laser System for Computer-Assisted Laser Microsurgery - Edward Grant

Modeling contact forces of a modular endoscope for the selection of stress-minimising configurations- Benjamin Calmé


09:45 - 10:15 | Coffee break

10:15 - 11:00 | Keynote 3

11:00 - 12:00 | Session 10 Robot Control | Session chairs : Riccardo Muradore and Guillaume Morel

Semi-autonomous control for endoluminal robotic platforms  - Fernando Gonzalez Herrera

Vision and Contact based Optimal Control for Autonomous Trocar Docking - Martin Huber

Probing-based registration using a force-controlled robot for pedicle screw placement surgical procedure: in-vivo experiment - Guillaume Morel

12:00 - 12:15 | Closing

12:15 - 13:45 | Lunch

13:45 - 16:45 | Visit to the ISIR laboratory

Poster 1

Elif Şevval Temuçin, Omar Al-Ahmad, Mouloud Ourak and Emmanuel Vander Poorten - Experimental Comparison of Manual Versus Robotic Catheter Steering in an In-Vitro Cardiac Navigation Task

Kaat Van Assche, Ayoob Davoodi, Ruixuan Li, Mouloud Ourak, Gianni Borghesan and Emmanuel Vander Poorten - Path Re-planning for Robotic Ultrasound Imaging of Bony Structures

Di Wu, Aditya Sridhar, Wim-Alexander Beckers, Syed Zain Mehdi, Mouloud Ourak, Izadyar Tamadon, Jenny Dankelman, Emiliano Votta, Arianna Menciassi and Emmanuel Vander Poorten - Data-driven Modeling of Complex Hysteresis Behaviour in MitraClip Steerable Catheters

Omar Al-Ahmad, Mouloud Ourak, Jan Van Roosbroeck, Johan Vlekken and Emmanuel Vander Poorten - Real-time Fiber-optic Shape Registration for Catheter Localization in Endovascular Procedures

Daniel Costa, Gianni Borghesan, Mouloud Ourak and Emmanuel Vander Poorten - Gabor Filter-Based Instrument Localization in 2D Ultrasound Images: Application to Fetoscopic Endoluminal Tracheal Occlusion

Giacomo De Rossi, Dumitru Scutelnic, Nicola Piccinelli, Claudia Daffara, Salvatore Siracusano and Riccardo Muradore - Measurements of tissue damage through a novel stereoscopic thermal endoscope

Marie Daubresse-Chasle, Shaifali Parashar and Nicolas Andreff - Preliminary results on 3D reconstruction of small bowel by Non-Rigid Structure-From-Motion

Aymeric Becq, Jerome Szewczyk and Marine Camus - Development and preclinical application of robotic tools to assist in performing endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography. MAGIE Project: Model of Assistance for Gesture in Interventional Endoscopy

Francesca Pia Villani, Alberto Paderno, Maria Chiara Fiorentino, Cesare Piazza, Emanuele Frontoni and Sara Moccia - Towards computer-assisted laryngoscopy for diagnostic support

Yeongjun Hong, Simon Sørensen, Thiusius Savarimuthu and Zhuoqi Cheng - Needle Tip Tracking by Scattering Imaging

George Moustris and Costas Tzafestas - Evolution of the Double Delta Concept as a Research Platform for Robotic Surgery

Mattia Magro, Francesco Leni, Filippo Manini, Matteo Missana, Matteo Oppici, Emanuele Ruffaldi, Alessandro Casella and Elena De Momi - A Benchmark Study on Deep Learning Methods for Tool Detection in Microsurgery

Poster 2

Sukrit Prasarnkleo, Mouloud Ourak, Emmanuel Vander Poorten, Jeroen Meulemans, Vincent Vander Poorten and Leonardo Serra Mattos - Experimental Assessment of Positioning Precision During Free-hand Tool Manipulation in Simulated Transoral Microsurgery

Wim-Alexander Beckers, Gianni Borghesan and Emmanuel Vander Poorten - A Mechanical Model of Tendon-Actuated Superelastic Side-Notched Tube Instruments Accounting for Friction-Induced Hysteresis

Beatriz Farola Barata, Maria Montserrat Ainchil Cayuela, Gianni Borghesan and Emmanuel Vander Poorten - Fusing Intravascular Ultrasound and Electromagnetic Tracking Towards Non-Ionizing Intra-Operative Three-Dimensional Vessel Reconstruction

Robert Lathrop, Mouloud Ourak, Jan Deprest and Emmanuel Vander Poorten - Development of a Flexible Fetoscope for Fetoscopic Endoluminal Tracheal Occlusion Procedures

Yuyu Cai, Ayoob Davoodi, Ruixuan Li, Mouloud Ourak and Emmanuel Vander Poorten - Endoscope Fulcrum Control with RCM Constraint for Minimally Invasive Surgery

Siheon An, Thiusius Rajeeth Savarimuthu and Zhuoqi Cheng - Femoral artery detection using robotic Doppler probe: a feasibility study

Ana Cordon Avila and Momen Abayazid - Estimation of liver respiratory-induced motion using an RGB-D camera as a surrogate signal

Mostafa Selim and Momen Abayazid - Teleoperated Liver Needle Insertion with Haptic Feedback for Navigation and Sensing Needle-Tissue Interaction

Adnan Saood, Maciej Bednarczyk, Benoît Larrat, Jonathan Vappou and Florent Nageotte - Implementation of a Volumetric Blood-Brain Barrier Permeabilization Robotic Platform

Manel Abbes, Karim Belharet, Hassen Mekki and Gérard Poisson - Use of the CRX-10iA cobot for microparticles delivery inside the cochlea

Doris da Silva, Charlélie Saudrais, Verité Fabien and Vitrani Marie-Aude - Silicone modeling of the liver parenchyma for the evaluation of a sensory augmentation tool in laparoscopic surgery