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Development of a 3D digitizer for breast surgery procedures
Author(s): Jorge Rodriguez-Larena; Fernando Canal Bienzobas
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Paper Abstract

The planning of a breast reconstruction surgical operation has to resolve the problem of measuring directly on the patient meaningful anthropometric points from which distances, areas and volumes have to be calculated. In this paper, we propose using a 3D optical digitizer to perform this task.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 March 1999
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 3640, Three-Dimensional Image Capture and Applications II, (8 March 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.341064
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Jorge Rodriguez-Larena, Polytechnic Univ. of Catalonia (Spain)
Fernando Canal Bienzobas, Polytechnic Univ. of Catalonia (Spain)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3640:
Three-Dimensional Image Capture and Applications II
Joseph H. Nurre; Brian D. Corner, Editor(s)

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