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Performance measures for fluorescence guided surgery systems (Conference Presentation)
Author(s): Brian W. Pogue

Paper Abstract

The AAPM sanctioned a task group to study performance metrics for fluorescence guided surgery systems, with the goal of establishing professional guidance documentation which would initiate future efforts in standardization and ultimately a more standardized approach to this field. While tissue phantoms and test targets are widely used in radiology, the field of surgical guidance has not had any clear consensus around the idea of quantifying performance goals. The field is largely driven by manufacturers stating performance goals and training surgical users. There has been little interchangeability between systems, yet the field is now quite crowded with possible systems to use for indocyanine green imaging. The task group studied the problem and has converged towards a set of ideal goals and recommendations.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 March 2020
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Proc. SPIE 11231, Design and Quality for Biomedical Technologies XIII, 112310O (9 March 2020);
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Brian W. Pogue, Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 11231:
Design and Quality for Biomedical Technologies XIII
Jeeseong Hwang; Gracie Vargas, Editor(s)

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