Thorsten Alexander Kern

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The precise positioning of microelectrodes is essential for a reliable electrophysiological exploration of anatomical structures in the brain of laboratory animals, e.g., non-human primates in systemic brain research. Despite recent advances in micromechanics, the majority of small, chronically head mounted devices for advancing and retracting electrodes in(More)
During catheterization navigation within the patient is mainly dependent on a live x-ray image on the screen. Although methods for 3D visualisation and remote navigation of the catheter are discussed and tested still precise positioning is merely the result of intense training and a high skill and level of training of the performing surgeon. This article(More)