Surgical navigation

Image guidance in deep brain stimulation surgery to treat Parkinson’s disease: a comprehensive review

Author(s): Yiming Xiao, Jonathan C. Lau, Dimuthu Hemachandra, Greydon Gilmore, Ali R. Khan, Terry M. Peters
Image guidance in deep brain stimulation surgery to treat Parkinson’s disease: a comprehensive review 170 177 IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering (TBME)
Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is an effective therapy for Parkinson’s disease (PD). The success of the procedure depends heavily on the accurate placement of the electrode within the optimal therapeutic targets while avoiding vital structures that can cause adverse outcomes. Interventional guidance with medical imaging has greatly contributed to the development, outcomes, and safety of the procedure. With rapid technological advancements, it will further enhance the capacity and efficacy of the procedure. We present a comprehensive review on the state-of-the-art techniques in image-guided DBS surgery to treat PD, and discuss about the future directions on the topic. read more
Spatial Position Measurement System for Surgical Navigation Using 3-D Image Marker-Based Tracking Tools With Compact Volume

Spatial Position Measurement System for Surgical Navigation Using 3-D Image Marker-Based Tracking Tools With Compact Volume

Author(s): Zhencheng Fan, Guowen Chen, Junchen Wang, Hongen Liao
Spatial Position Measurement System for Surgical Navigation Using 3-D Image Marker-Based Tracking Tools With Compact Volume 170 177 IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering (TBME)

Surgical navigation is critical in assisting surgeons in confirming the spatial positions of surgical instruments and patients in minimally invasive surgery. Traditional tracking systems in surgical navigation have different types,…

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Fusion of electromagnetic trackers to improve needle deflection estimation: simulation study

Fusion of electromagnetic trackers to improve needle deflection estimation: simulation study 716 363 IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering (TBME)

Hossein Sadjadi, Keyvan Hashtrudi-Zaad, and Gabor Fichtinger Volume 60, Issue 10, Page:2706-2715 Many diagnostic and therapeutic interventions require accurate needle placement. However, complex behavior of the needle within biological tissue…

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