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Combined use of videoendoscopy and X-ray imaging for improved monitoring of stenting application
Author(s): A. R. Cysewska-Sobusiak; A. Sowier; P. Skrzywanek
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Paper Abstract

The subject of this paper concerns advanced techniques of procedures and imaging used in minimally invasive surgery and in non-operable cases of the alimentary tract tumor therapy. Examples of videoendoscopy and X-ray imaging used for the application of stents (prostheses) and catheters allowing for the performance of diagnostic and endo-therapeutic procedures are described. The possibility was indicated to elaborate a new method of proceeding in tumor therapy in the patients for whom the methods used so far were ineffective. In the paper examples of combined imaging the application of metallic stents and plastic catheters allowing for the performance of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures are presented. The cases shown refer to tumor located in the esophagus and in the bile and pancreatic ducts.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 September 2005
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 5959, Medical Imaging, 59590M (23 September 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.623113
Show Author Affiliations
A. R. Cysewska-Sobusiak, Poznan Univ. of Technology (Poland)
A. Sowier, Olympus Endotherapy (Poland)
P. Skrzywanek, Univ. of Medical Sciences (Poland)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5959:
Medical Imaging
Andrzej Kowalczyk; Adolf F. Fercher; Valery V. Tuchin, Editor(s)

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