Visual Assistance System for Endoscopic Surgery

2015-0302-06

predominance

・Visualization of anatomy in a way it is normally unachievable
・Constructed with combination of traditional endoscopes

background

・Endoscopic surgery is gathering attention today
・Instruments and tissues block view in endoscopic surgery
・Foregoing visualization techniques using MRI lack texture

summary

・“See-through” surgical equipment
・Pseudo-viewpoint alternation
・Constructed with combination of traditional endoscopes

application/development

・Be applied to more demanding surgery (e.g. pediatrics)
・New surgical procedure using newly available views
・Integration to surgery assisting robots

material

  • “See-through” surgical equipment using image processing technologies
posted: 2015/03/02