Image-Guided Interventions: Technology and Applications (Hardcover)

Image-Guided Interventions: Technology and Applications By Terry Peters (Editor), Kevin Cleary (Editor) Cover Image
By Terry Peters (Editor), Kevin Cleary (Editor)
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Edited and authored by leading researchers in the field, this book provides a comprehensive overview of current findings and technological advances in image-guided surgery. It blends the expertise of engineers and physicians in order to respond to the growing demand for minimally invasive procedures. Detailed color images help guide readers through the latest techniques, including cranial, orthopedic, prostrate, and endovascular interventions. All the current tools of the trade are covered, including localizers/tracking systems, augmented reality, rigid body registration, and high frequency ultrasound. This book is a useful reference for engineers, physicists, computer scientists, and physicians working with image guidance technologies.

About the Author


Terry M Peters has worked in Image-guided Surgery for over 20 years, first at the Montreal Neurological Institute, and currently at the Robarts Research Institute, where he continues his work with image-guided surgery applied to the brain and the heart. At the Robarts he is the Director of the Image-guided Surgery and Therapy research program. Kevin Cleary is a Research Associate Professor for the Imaging Sciences and Information Systems (ISIS) Center in the Department of Radiology at Georgetown University and the Deputy Director of the Imaging Sciences and Information Systems Center in the Department of Radiology. He is an expert in the field of medical robotics, specializing in the development of technology for image-guided and minimally invasive medical procedures.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780387738567
ISBN-10: 0387738568
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: May 30th, 2008
Pages: 557
Language: English