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Influence of the operating room on magnetic tracking
Author(s): Peter Hassenpflug; Marcus Vetter; Marc Schneberger; Thorsten Liebler; Goetz Martin Richter; Matthias Thorn; Carlos Cardenas; Wolfram Lamade; Christian Herfarth; Hans-Peter Meinzer
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Paper Abstract

In this contribution a postprocessing method is introduced that enables dynamic accuracy examinations of position and angle measurements of two not interfering localizing systems describing the same subspace of Euclidian R3. Furthermore, the method can be used for realization of a hybrid localizing system given a common temporal synchronization of the measurements. Therewith, this article provides a flexible method for examining the influence of the operating room on magnetic tracking by dynamic comparison with reference measurements of an optical localizing system.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 May 2002
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 4681, Medical Imaging 2002: Visualization, Image-Guided Procedures, and Display, (17 May 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.466908
Show Author Affiliations
Peter Hassenpflug, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum (Germany)
Marcus Vetter, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum (Germany)
Marc Schneberger, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum (Germany)
Thorsten Liebler, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum (Germany)
Goetz Martin Richter, Ruprecht-Karls-Univ. Heidelberg (Germany)
Matthias Thorn, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum (Germany)
Carlos Cardenas, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum (Germany)
Wolfram Lamade, Ruprecht-Karls-Univ. Heidelberg (Germany)
Christian Herfarth, Ruprecht-Karls-Univ. Heidelberg (Germany)
Hans-Peter Meinzer, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4681:
Medical Imaging 2002: Visualization, Image-Guided Procedures, and Display
Seong Ki Mun, Editor(s)

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