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Three-dimensional approach for the simulation of neurosurgical stereotactic act
Author(s): Pierre Jannin; Jean-Marie Scarabin; D. Schwartz
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Paper Abstract

The stereotactic procedures allow, with the aid of a reference frame supporting an instrument holder, us to define a trajectory to access to a target in a coordinate system recognized by the imaging systems and corresponding to the frame coordinate system. In the field of stereotactic research, a number of major problems in Medical Imaging are encountered: 3-D imaging, multimodal data fusion, 3-D segmentation, PACS, etc. These problems resolved, the design of a computerized application allowing the neurosurgical stereotactic act simulation has its own problems: development of man/computer interface, 2-D and 3-D display tools, validation, integration of computerized application into the clinical environment, etc.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 May 1994
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 2164, Medical Imaging 1994: Image Capture, Formatting, and Display, (1 May 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.173997
Show Author Affiliations
Pierre Jannin, CERIUM (France)
Jean-Marie Scarabin, CERIUM (France)
D. Schwartz, CERIUM (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2164:
Medical Imaging 1994: Image Capture, Formatting, and Display
Yongmin Kim, Editor(s)

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