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Stereotactic brain surgery: instrumentation, automation, and image guidance
Author(s): A. Majeed Kadi; Lucia J. Zamorano; Charlie Zhaowei W. Jiang
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Paper Abstract

In the 1960s stereotactic surgery was done merely by taking two projective images, using hand calculations to determine the numerical values, and deriving a set of specific measurements that guided a needle through an eloquent part of the brain. This type of surgery developed through the years, taking advantage of the new technologies in imaging modalities, networking, advanced video systems, high speed computer workstations, to the most sophisticated technology currently available, digitizing systems using infrared sensing technology.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 September 1993
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 1894, Clinical Applications of Modern Imaging Technology, (17 September 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.154949
Show Author Affiliations
A. Majeed Kadi, Wayne State Univ. (United States)
Lucia J. Zamorano, Wayne State Univ. (United States)
Charlie Zhaowei W. Jiang, Wayne State Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1894:
Clinical Applications of Modern Imaging Technology
Abund Ottokar Wist, Editor(s)

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