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Document type:
Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Article 
Author(s):
Reichl, Tobias; Luo, Xiongbiao; Menzel, Manuela; Hautmann, Hubert; Mori, Kensaku; Navab, Nassir 
Title:
Hybrid electromagnetic and image-based tracking of endoscopes with guaranteed smooth output. 
Abstract:
PURPOSE : Flexible fiber-optic bronchoscopy is a widespread medical procedure for the diagnosis and treatment of lung diseases. Navigation systems are needed to track the flexible endoscope within the bronchial tree. Electromagnetic (EM) tracking is currently the only technology used clinically for this purpose. The registration between EM tracking and patient anatomy may become inaccurate due to breathing motion, so the addition of image-based tracking has been proposed as a hybrid EM-image-bas...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Int J Comput Assist Radiol Surg 
Year:
2013 
Journal volume:
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
955-65 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1861-6410 
TUM Institution:
I. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik (Kardiologie)