Planning, guidance, and quality assurance of pelvic screw placement using deformable image registration.


Percutaneous pelvic screw placement is challenging due to narrow bone corridors surrounded by vulnerable structures and difficult visual interpretation of complex anatomical shapes in 2D x-ray projection images. To address these challenges, a system for planning, guidance, and quality assurance (QA) is presented, providing functionality analogous to… (More)
DOI: 10.1088/1361-6560/aa954f