Journal of Healthcare Engineering

Journal of Healthcare Engineering / 2012 / Article

Research Article | Open Access

Volume 3 |Article ID 698309 | 26 pages | https://doi.org/10.1260/2040-2295.3.2.203

Image-Guided Abdominal Surgery and Therapy Delivery

Received01 Apr 2011
Accepted01 Jul 2011

Abstract

Image-Guided Surgery has become the standard of care in intracranial neurosurgery providing more exact resections while minimizing damage to healthy tissue. Moving that process to abdominal organs presents additional challenges in the form of image segmentation, image to physical space registration, organ motion and deformation. In this paper, we present methodologies and results for addressing these challenges in two specific organs: the liver and the kidney.

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