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3D navigation for endoscope by magnetic field
Author(s): XinYu Liu; Xin Chen; Dong Lin; QingHui Zhang; Shinichi Tamura
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Paper Abstract

For navigating inside the patient's body, the physician needs to know exactly the 3D position of endoscope probe. We develop a new approach to determine the 3D position of endoscope inside the body using harmless magnetic field, and the pose of endoscope tip by attached a 3D magnetic sensor to endoscope. The experience of this research can be conducted for solving the positioning problem of endoscope inside the patient's body.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 September 2001
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 4556, Data Mining and Applications, (18 September 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.440278
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XinYu Liu, Fuzhou Univ. (China)
Xin Chen, Fuzhou Univ. (China)
Dong Lin, Fuzhou Univ. (China)
QingHui Zhang, Fuzhou Univ. (China)
Shinichi Tamura, Osaka Univ. Medical School (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4556:
Data Mining and Applications

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