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  1. Tele-echography service to undergo full-scale trials

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    January 27, 2009

    The 1st robot designed to perform teleoperated ultrasound scans was rolled out in 2003 as a result of research work by Professor Philippe Arbeille at Tours Hospital, France, supported by ESA* and CNES. Today, the ARTIS** project funded by ESA is set to test a full-scale robotic tele-echography service.

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  2. PSMA offers all-terrain emergency medical assistance

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    March 30, 2009

    Getting emergency medical teams quickly to the scene of a disaster like a plane crash deep in forest terrain is no easy task. For this reason, French Guiana has worked with CNES and Thales Alenia Space to develop the PSMA emergency medical aid unit. The new unit were deployed for its latest test run on Thursday 26 March.

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