MAIER-HEIN, L., MOUNTNEY, P., BARTOLI, A., ELHAWARY, H., ELSON, D., GROCH, A., KOLB, A., RODRIGUES, Marcos, SORGER, J., SPEIDEL, Suzanne and STOYANOV, D. (2013). Optical techniques for 3D surface reconstruction in computer-assisted laparoscopic surgery. Medical Image Analysis, 17 (8), 974-996.
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One of the main challenges for computer-assisted surgery (CAS) is to determine the intra-opera- tive morphology and motion of soft-tissues. This information is prerequisite to the registration of multi-modal patient-specific data for enhancing the surgeon’s navigation capabilites by observ- ing beyond exposed tissue surfaces and for providing intelligent control of robotic-assisted in- struments. In minimally invasive surgery (MIS), optical techniques are an increasingly attractive approach for in vivo 3D reconstruction of the soft-tissue surface geometry. This paper reviews the state-of-the-art methods for optical intra-operative 3D reconstruction in laparoscopic surgery and discusses the technical challenges and future perspectives towards clinical translation. With the recent paradigm shift of surgical practice towards MIS and new developments in 3D opti- cal imaging, this is a timely discussion about technologies that could facilitate complex CAS procedures in dynamic and deformable anatomical regions.
|Research Institute, Centre or Group:||Cultural Communication and Computing Research Institute > Communication and Computing Research Centre|
|Depositing User:||Marcos Rodrigues|
|Date Deposited:||02 Aug 2013 12:59|
|Last Modified:||20 Aug 2015 08:51|
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