Über den Autor
Terry M Peters has worked in Image-guided Surgery for over 20 years, first at the Montreal Neurological Institute, and currently at the Robarts Research Institute, where he continues his work with image-guided surgery applied to the brain and the heart. At the Robarts he is the Director of the Image-guided Surgery and Therapy research program.
Kevin Cleary is a Research Associate Professor for the Imaging Sciences and Information Systems (ISIS) Center in the Department of Radiology at Georgetown University and the Deputy Director of the Imaging Sciences and Information Systems Center in the Department of Radiology. He is an expert in the field of medical robotics, specializing in the development of technology for image-guided and minimally invasive medical procedures.
Overview and History of Image-Guided Interventions.- Tracking Devices.- Visualization in Image-Guided Interventions.- Augmented Reality.- Software.- Rigid Registration.- Nonrigid Registration.- Model-Based Image Segmentation for Image-Guided Interventions.- Imaging Modalities.- MRI-Guided FUS and its Clinical Applications.- Neurosurgical Applications.- Computer-Assisted Orthopedic Surgery.- Thoracoabdominal Interventions.- Real-Time Interactive MRI for Guiding Cardiovascular Surgical Interventions.- Three-Dimensional Ultrasound Guidance and Robot Assistance for Prostate Brachytherapy.- Radiosurgery.- Radiation Oncology.- Assessment of Image-Guided Interventions.
Responding to the growing demand for minimally invasive procedures, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the current technological advances in image-guided surgery. It blends the expertise of both engineers and physicians, offering the latest findings and applications. Detailed color images guide readers through the latest techniques, including cranial, orthopedic, prostrate, and endovascular interventions.
Edited and authored by leading researchers in the field, this book provides a comprehensive overview of current findings and technological advances in image-guided surgery. It blends the expertise of engineers and physicians in order to respond to the growing demand for minimally invasive procedures. Detailed color images help guide readers through the latest techniques, including cranial, orthopedic, prostrate, and endovascular interventions. All the current tools of the trade are covered, including localizers/tracking systems, augmented reality, rigid body registration, and high frequency ultrasound. This book is a useful reference for engineers, physicists, computer scientists, and physicians working with image guidance technologies.