Registration of a statistical model to intraoperative ultrasound for scaphoid screw fixation

Volar percutaneous scaphoid fracture fixation is conventionally performed under fluoroscopy-based guidance, where surgeons need to mentally determine a trajectory for the insertion of the screw and its depth based on a series of 2D projection images. In addition to challenges associated with mapping 2D information to a 3D space, the process involves… CONTINUE READING