6 December 2012 – Medical Robots Conference MR 2012 Satellite Session, Masters of surgery (in cooperation with European Association for Endoscopic Surgery EAES and Silesian Center for Medical Research – KardioMed Silesia)

Silesian Center for Heart Diseases, Prof Zbigniew Religa Conference Room,  Zabrze.

9.00 ‐ Opening CeremonyMarian Zembala & Zbigniew Nawrat.

Michal Zembala. Hybrid Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation (patients presentation before live operation). SCCS, Poland.

Yoav Mintz. Flexible, articulating and pre-shaped instruments for MIS: benefits and problems. Israel.

Alberto Arezzo. Perspectives of transanal surgery or State of the Art of NOTES in Europe. Italy.

Georg Kaehler. Perspectives of transgastric surgery or Clinical Impact of NOTES. Germany.

11.00 ‐ 11.15. Coffee Break.

Jacek Wojarski. Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Surgery (patients presentation before live operation). SCCS, Poland.

Tomasz Niklewski. Sutureless Aortic Valve. SCCS, Poland.

Roman Przybylski. Transapical and Transcatheter Aortic Valves. SCCS, Poland.

Jacek Białkowski. Transcatheter Pulmonary Artery Valves. SCCS, Poland.

13.00 ‐ 13.15. Coffee Break.

Piotr Knapik. Extracorporeal Membranous Oxygenation – ECMO. SCCS, Poland.

Szymon Pawlak. Ventricular Assist Devices in Adult and Pediatric Patients. SCCS, Poland.

14.15 ‐ Closing CeremonyMarian Zembala & Zbigniew Nawrat.

14.20 ‐ Lunch.


1. Minimally Invasive Hybrid Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation – (Dr M. Zembala / Dr K. Filipiak)  – 9.30, 10.00, 10.30,11.00.

2. Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Replacement – (Dr K. Filipiak / Dr Pasek) – 11.25, 12.00, 12.20.


7 December 2012 – Medical Robots Conference

Foundation of Cardiac Surgery Development, Zabrze

9.00. Conference opening ceremony.

Zbigniew Nawrat – International Society for Medical Robotics President.

Małgorzata Mańka-Szulik – Zabrze City President.

Jan Sarna – Foundation for Cardiac Surgery Development – General Director.

9.15. Keynote speech – Introduction to surgical instruments.

Kaspar Althoefer. Tools and Devices for Present and Future Surgery. Kings College, London.

9.30 – 10.15. Introduction to Needs – Man in space – problems. Invited lecture.

Miroslaw Hermaszewski (the first Polish cosmonaut). Health care during space travel – introduction.

10.15 – 12.00.  Session Pioneers of medical robotics. Invited lecture.

Richard Satava (innovative surgeon, a pioneer of robotic surgery). The history and future of medical robotics, robots from the first DARPA robots to concept of fully robotically equipped medical healthcare system. Washington, USA.

Mehran Anvari (innovative surgeon, a pioneer of teleoperation). Future directions in surgical robotics.  Hamilton, Canada.

12.00 – 12.15. Coffee break.

12.15 – 14.00. Polish Pioneers of surgical robotics.

Andrzej Bochenek (innovative heart surgeon, experience of robots AESOP and Zeus), Katowice.

Wojciech Witkiewicz (innovative surgeon, experience of da Vinci robot), Wrocław + Marek Zawadzki  Limitations of da Vinci system -surgeon’s perspective. Chicago&Wrocław.

Romuald Cichoń (innovative heart surgeon, da Vinci & Robin Heart practice & research), Drezden, Germany, Zabrze, Poland.

Zbigniew Nawrat (founder and head of the Polish project surgical robot Robin Heart), Zabrze, Poland.

14.00 – 15.00. Lunch / The ISMR Congress / Exhibition – presentation of robots.

15.00 – 15.20. Session – Masters of robotically assisted  surgery.

Sławomir Marecik. Robotic Rectal surgery: New Developments. Videoconference from UIC/Lutheran Hospital Chicago, USA.

15.20 – 17.00. Session – Surgery robots.

Filip Szufnarowski. Stewart platform with fixed rotary actuators: a low-cost design study. Bielefeld University, Faculty of Technology, Germany.

Szymon Kostrzewski1, John Michael Duff MD FACS2 , Charles Baur3, Mariusz Olszewski4. Development of a robotic system for spinal surgery. 1KB Medical SA Lausanne, 2Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois CHUV, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Lausanne, 3École Polytechique Fédérale de Lausanne EPFL, Laboratoire de Systèmes Robotiques LSRO2, Virtual Reality and Active Interfaces VRAI Group, 4Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Mechatronics, Institute of Automatic Control and Robotics.

Josef Kozak. The development of new technologies in the areas of ultrasound-assisted navigation in evidence-based medicine. Aesculap AG, Am Aesculap Platz, Tuttlingen, Germany.

Paweł Kostka. Trustful programming in control systems of surgery telemanipulators. Foundation for Cardiac Surgery Development, Zabrze, Poland.

Grzegorz Ilewicz 1, Zbigniew Nawrat 2, Katarzyna Sokołowska3. Mechatronical design, optimization and bioengineering of torakocardiosurgical teleoperator. Silesian University of Technology1, 2Foundation for Cardiac Surgery Development, SOKKA 3.

Agnieszka Kobierska. The analysis of construction of underactuated manipulators applied in surgical operations. The Lodz University of Technology, Poland.

Łukasz Frączak. The control and motion planning strategies used in hiper-redundant manipulators applied in minimally invasive surgery. The Lodz University of Technology, Poland.

Ryszard Leniowski1, Lucyna Leniowska2. ROCH-1 surgical robot control systems. 1Ignacy Łukasiewicz Rzeszow University of Technology, The University Of Rzeszów2, Poland.

Jacek Cieślik. Path generator for multi-member surgical manipulator with specified path optimization. AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow, Poland.

Pawel Kabacik, Arkadiusz Byndas, Mariusz Hofman, Przemysław Musz, Marcin Wielichowski, Tomasz Maleszka, Michał Preisner, Przemysław Gorski. Investigations into high resolution medical imaging  for use in medical robot operation made with electromagnetic systems operating at microwave frequency range. Wroclaw University of Technology Institute of Telecommunications, Teleinformatics and Acoustics, Poland.

17.00 – 17.20. Session – Rehabilitation robots.

Andrzej Michnik. The development of robotic rehabilitation devices in the Institute of Medical Technology and Equipment in Zabrze ITAM. ITAM, Zabrze, Poland.

Marta Kordasz1, Piotr Sauer2. Analisis of the kinematics of the knee for a new construction of rehabilitation manipulator. Chair of Control and Systems Engineering Division of Control and Robotics, Poznan University of Technology, Poland.

17.20 – 17.40. Session – Social robots.

Krzysztof Arent, Bogdan Kreczmer. The problem of preservation of the identity of a socially intelligent agent capable of migrating into physical embodiments. Wroclaw University of Technology.

Bartłomiej Stańczyk. Development of Interactive Urban Robot IURO. ACCREA Engineering, Lublin.

17.40 – 18.10. Competition of young robotics scientists for Robin Statue and Robin Arrow.

Radosław Nowosielski. Surgical telemanipulator control platform. Wroclaw University of Technology.

Łukasz Mucha. Innovative surgical tools. Silesian University of Technology, Gliwice, Poland.

Przemysław Musz. Kinematic study of  tools movements in microsurgery with particular emphasis on microanostomosis. Wrocław University of Technology.

18.10. Coffee break.

18.20. Discussion – Medical Robotics Forum.

19.00. Closing ceremony and announcement of Robin Statue and Robin Arrow winners.

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