The method and development of computer-assisted surgery

B. Fei, T. Zhuang

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Abstract

The methodology and the state of the art of Computer-Assisted Surgery (CAS) are introduced in this paper. Computer-assisted surgery is a new high technology which uses computer science, biomedical engineering, mechanism, mathematics, surgery, and so on. Its objective is to help surgeons use multimodal data, such as CT, MRI, DSA, PET, et al. in a rational and quantitative way in order to plan and perform medical intervention. Stereotactic localization method and registration are two cruxes in computer-assisted surgery. There are several methods for localization and registration. In recent ten years, computer-assisted surgery has been a cynosure of scientists. Some computer-assisted surgery systems have been used in clinical practice.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)195-202
Number of pages8
JournalSheng wu yi xue gong cheng xue za zhi = Journal of biomedical engineering = Shengwu yixue gongchengxue zazhi
Volume15
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 1998
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biomedical Engineering

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