image-guided surgery


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image-guided surgery

The use of real-time computed tomography, magnetic resonance imagery, or ultrasound to place surgical instruments in precise anatomical locations, e.g., during biopsies or tissue resections. Images taken before the operation are compared with those obtained during surgery to improve the localization of tumors or vascular structures, the placement of prosthetic parts, or the identification of moving structures.
See also: surgery
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Wojtynek et al., "Near infrared fluorescent nanoparticles derived from hyaluronic acid improve tumor contrast for image-guided surgery," Theranostics, vol.
Image-guided surgery developed from the idea that a computer could be employed to track a surgical instrument during a procedure, constantly representing the tool's position relative to diagnostic images stored in the computer's database.
Image-guided surgery is increasingly being used for intracranial surgery, especially for resection of malignant gliomas.
Radical extirpation has been less commonly advocated since the advent of endoscopic and image-guided surgery. (3,4) Allowing for continued sinus drainage is central to preventing a recurrence.
The Staten Island University Hospital, a not-for-profit acute care teaching hospital, is scheduled to be approved for $17.8 million in tax-exempt bonds to finance the build-out and equipping of an Image-Guided Surgery Center and the relocation of angiography services at 475 Seaview Avenue in Staten Island.
The MobileSCAN[TM] CT is ideal for use in conjunction with the MAYFIELD[R]/ ACCISS[TM] Image-Guided Surgery System.
Gazzeri, "Frameless nonstereotactic image-guided surgery of supratentorial lesions: introduction to a safe and inexpensive technique," Journal of Neurological Surgery Part A, vol.
The 15 percent growth rate in the Surgical Technologies unit was driven by sales of Navigation equipment used for image-guided surgery, service revenue and strength across international markets, according to company executives.
A recent innovation in the visual output for image-guided surgery is the use of a color scale to represent the CT image (figure 1).