12 April 2005 Ultrasound-guided ablation system for laparoscopic liver surgery
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This work describes the design and implementation of a system for liver tumor ablation guided by ultrasound. Features of the system include spatially registered ultrasound visualization, ultrasound volume reconstruction, and interactive targeting. Early results with phantom experiments indicate a targeting accuracy of 5-10mm. The system serves as a foundation for further clinical studies and applications of image-guided therapy to liver procedures.
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Philip Bao, Tuhin K. Sinha, Chun-Cheng R. Chen, John R. Warmath, Robert L. Galloway, Alan J. Herline, "Ultrasound-guided ablation system for laparoscopic liver surgery", Proc. SPIE 5744, Medical Imaging 2005: Visualization, Image-Guided Procedures, and Display, (12 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.595926; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.595926
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