Tracking of the liver for navigation in open surgery

Abstract

A main task of navigation systems assisting a surgeon during an intervention is to determine the spatial position of instruments relative to the organ. In comparison to navigation of hard tissue, this is still a challenge for navigation in soft tissue. In this contribution a method is presented to measure the position and the deformation of the liver… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11548-009-0395-x

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@article{Markert2009TrackingOT, title={Tracking of the liver for navigation in open surgery}, author={Mathias Markert and Angelika Koschany and Tim L{\"u}th}, journal={International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery}, year={2009}, volume={5}, pages={229-235} }