Interactive Image-guided Neurosurgery

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Robert J. Maciunas
Thieme, 1993 - Medical - 278 pages
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Interactive Image Guided Neurosurgery is a comprehensive book which studies the impact of computerized image processing and three-dimensional special localizers on the accurate localization of intracranial pathology.

Topics covered in Interactive Image Guided Neurosurgery include:

  • Stereotactic frame systems and intraoperative localization devices
  • Image registration based on discrete anatomic structures
  • Image-based frameless stereotactic radiosurgery
  • The role of computers and medical imaging in stereotactic neurosurgery
  • The Neuronavigator: A potentiometer-based localization arm system
  • Intraoperative computed tomographic localization
  • Intraoperative microendoscopy

(Distributed by Thieme for the American Association of Neurological Surgeons)

  

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Contents

Stereotactic Frame Systems and Intraoperative Localization Devices
9
A Review of Medical Image Registration
17
REGISTRATION OF IMAGE SPACE AND PHYSICAL SPACE
45
Image Registration Based on Discrete Anatomic Structures
63
ImageBased Frameless Stereotactic Radiosurgery
81
The Role of Computers and Medical Imaging in Stereotactic Neurosurgery
93
The Sonic Digitizing Microscope
105
A Comparison of the PUMA Robotic System and
121
An Articulated Localizing Arm for Neurosurgical Use
159
Implementation of a Machine Vision Method
169
A Comparison of Sonic Digitizers Versus
179
INCORPORATING REALTIME INTRAOPERATIVE FEEDBACK
201
Intraoperative Microendoscopy
217
Intraoperative Ultrasonography in
233
Electrophysiology Ultrasound
247
THE ACHIEVEMENT OF STEREOTACTIC LEVELS OF ACCURACY
259

A PotentiometerBased Localization Arm System
135
An Articulated Localizing Arm for Otolaryngology
149

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Department of Neurological Surgery, University Hospital of Cleveland/ CWRU, Cleveland, OH, USA

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