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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Feuerstein, M; Reichl, T; Vogel, J; Schneider, A; Feussner, H; Navabi, N 
Title:
Magneto-optic tracking of a flexible laparoscopic ultrasound transducer for laparoscope augmentation. 
Abstract:
In abdominal surgery, a laparoscopic ultrasound transducer is commonly used to detect lesions such as metastases. The determination and visualization of position and orientation of its flexible tip in relation to the patient or other surgical instruments can be of much help to (novice) surgeons utilizing the transducer intraoperatively. This difficult subject has recently been paid attention to by the scientific community . Electromagnetic tracking systems can be applied to track the flexible ti...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Acta Crystallogr Sect E Struct Rep Online 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
10 
Journal issue:
Pt 1 
Pages contribution:
458-66 
Language:
eng 
TUM Institution:
Chirurgiesche Klinik und Poliklinik