Robot-Assisted Image-Guided Interventions

Michael Unger, Johann Berger, Andreas Melzer (Lead / Corresponding author)

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    Abstract

    Image guidance is a common methodology of minimally invasive procedures. Depending on the type of intervention, various imaging modalities are available. Common imaging modalities are computed tomography, magnetic resonance tomography, and ultrasound. Robotic systems have been developed to enable and improve the procedures using these imaging techniques. Spatial and technological constraints limit the development of versatile robotic systems. This paper offers a brief overview of the developments of robotic systems for image-guided interventions since 2015 and includes samples of our current research in this field.
    Original languageEnglish
    Article number664622
    Number of pages7
    JournalFrontiers in Robotics and AI
    Volume8
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 12 Jul 2021

    Keywords

    • CT
    • Imaging
    • MRI
    • US
    • image-guided interventions
    • robot assistance
    • robotics

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Computer Science Applications
    • Artificial Intelligence

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