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Computer-assisted knee surgical navigation
Author(s): J. Zhang; D. G. Zhou; Chun-Yang Xiong; W. P. Huang; J. Fang
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Paper Abstract

Total knee replacement requires high measurement accuracy and fixation precision in surgical operation. Misplacement larger than 5 degrees in the force line alignment will lead to re- operation or long term deficits. Based on conventional operation facilities, it was not easy to ensure the necessary precision during het surgery. With the help of CT images, 3D images of patient's knee can be reconstructed. With IR localizer, computer- assisted knee surgical navigation can be realized by tracking that is useful for accurate alignment in surgery and in visualized training program.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 May 2002
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 4537, Third International Conference on Experimental Mechanics, (29 May 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.468783
Show Author Affiliations
J. Zhang, Peking Univ. (China)
D. G. Zhou, Peking Univ. (China)
Chun-Yang Xiong, Peking Univ. (China)
W. P. Huang, Peking Univ. (China)
J. Fang, Peking Univ. (China)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4537:
Third International Conference on Experimental Mechanics

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