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Document type:
Journal Article 
Author(s):
Okur, Asl?; Hennersperger, Christoph; Runyan, Brent; Gardiazaball, José; Keicher, Matthias; Paepke, Stefan; Wendler, Thomas; Navab, Nassir 
Title:
FhSPECT-US guided needle biopsy of sentinel lymph nodes in the axilla: is it feasible? 
Abstract:
Until now, core needle biopsy of the axillary sentinel lymph nodes in early stage breast cancer patients is not possible, due to the lack of a proper combination of functional and anatomical information. In this work we present the first fully 3D freehand SPECT--ultrasound fusion, combining the advantages of both modalities. By using spatial positioning either with optical or with electromagnetic tracking for the ultrasound probe, and a mini gamma camera as radiation detector for freehand SPECT...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv Int Conf Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv 
Year:
2014 
Journal volume:
17 
Journal issue:
Pt 1 
Pages contribution:
577-84 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0302-9743 
TUM Institution:
Frauenklinik und Poliklinik; Klinik und Poliklinik für Nuklearmedizin