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Computerized atlas for functional stereotaxis robotics and radiosurgery
Author(s): Tyrone L. Hardy
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Paper Abstract

The implementation and use of a computerized whole-brain mapping system which can be used in conjunction with the major imaging modalities (MR, CT, angiography, PET, SPECT) is described. Three mapping systems (brainstem anatomical, electrophysiological, and proportional whole-brain) based upon common reference structures about the third and fourth ventricular core of the brain are used in conjunction with internationally recognized nomenclature to create a comprehensive normalized whole-brain mapping system. This mapping technique can be universally applied to aid in discerning the surgical and anatomico-physiological topography of the brain for medical imaging.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 September 1994
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 2359, Visualization in Biomedical Computing 1994, (9 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.185206
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Tyrone L. Hardy, Alvarado Hospital Stereotactic and Movement Disorders Ctr. and Scripps Medical Hospital (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2359:
Visualization in Biomedical Computing 1994
Richard A. Robb, Editor(s)

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