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3D Graphics For Interactive Surgical Simulation And Implant Design
Author(s): P. Dev; L. L. Fellingham; A. Vassiliadis; S. T. Woolson; D. N. White; S. L. Young
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Paper Abstract

The combination of user-friendly, highly interactive software, 3D graphics, and the high-resolution detailed views of anatomy afforded by X-ray computer tomography and magnetic resonance imaging can provide surgeons with the ability to plan and practice complex surgeries. In addition to providing a realistic and manipulable 3D graphics display, this system can drive a milling machine in order to produce physical models of the anatomy or prosthetic devices and implants which have been designed using its interactive graphics editing facilities.

Paper Details

Date Published: 24 October 1984
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0507, Processing and Display of Three-Dimensional Data II, (24 October 1984); doi: 10.1117/12.944937
Show Author Affiliations
P. Dev, Contour Medical Systems (United States)
L. L. Fellingham, Contour Medical Systems (United States)
A. Vassiliadis, Contour Medical Systems (United States)
S. T. Woolson, Palo Alto Medical Foundation (United States)
D. N. White, Palo Alto Medical Foundation (United States)
S. L. Young, Stanford University (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0507:
Processing and Display of Three-Dimensional Data II
James J. Pearson, Editor(s)

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