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Determination of the 3D position of an endoscope by magnetic field
Author(s): Dong Lin; Xin Chen; Huiru Zheng
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Paper Abstract

The research on how to determine the 3D position of endoscope by using magnetic field has been conducted for solving the positioning problem of endoscope inside the patient's body by using harmless magnetic field. We develop a new approach to determine the position of endoscope inside the body using magnetic field, and the pose of endoscope tip by attached a 3D magnetic sensor to endoscope.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 May 2000
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 4077, International Conference on Sensors and Control Techniques (ICSC 2000), (9 May 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.385607
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Dong Lin, Fuzhou Univ. (China)
Xin Chen, Fuzhou Univ. (China)
Huiru Zheng, Fuzhou Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4077:
International Conference on Sensors and Control Techniques (ICSC 2000)
Desheng Jiang; Anbo Wang, Editor(s)

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