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New prototype neuronavigation system based on preoperative imaging and intraoperative freehand ultrasound: system description and validation

Mercier, Laurence; Del Maestro, Rolando F; Petrecca, Kevin; Kochanowska, Anna; Drouin, Simon; Yan, Charles X B; Janke, Andrew; Chen, Sean Jy-Shyang; Collins, D. Louis

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Purpose: The aim of this report is to present IBIS (Interactive Brain Imaging System) NeuroNav, a new prototype neuronavigation system that has been developed in our research laboratory over the past decade that uses tracked intraoperative ultrasound to address surgical navigation issues related to brain shift. The unique feature of the system is its ability, when needed, to improve the initial patient-to-preoperative image alignment based on the intraoperative ultrasound data. Parts of IBIS...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/64217
Source: International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery
DOI: 10.1007/s11548-010-0535-3

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