AVR Medicine

Hepatic cancer is one of the most common solid cancers in the world. As surgery of hepatic cancer is seldom applicable, different solutions have been found to cure this disease. One of these is Liver Radiofrequency Ablation that consists in a needle insertion inside the liver parenchyma in order to reach the tumour and in an injection of a radiofrequency current to cause tumour cell necrosis for hyperthermia. The correct needle placement task is really difficult. The Augmented Reality can help the surgeon to place the needle as best as possible; the application can also help the surgeon during preoperative planning because it offers various visualization modality of 3D models of the patient’s organs obtained from the medical images.

gennaio 16, 2015

Augmented Reality in RFA of the Hepatic Tumours

Hepatic cancer is one of the most common solid cancers in the world. As surgery of hepatic cancer is seldom applicable, different solutions have been found […]
gennaio 16, 2015

Augmented Reality in Pediatric Laparoscopy

One trend in surgery is the transition from open procedures to minimally invasive interventions. The availability of a system for the pre-operative planning of a laparoscopic […]
gennaio 16, 2015

Human Anatomy Visualization and Navigation System for Image-Guided Surgery

Minimally invasive surgery offers advantages that make it the best choice for many diseases. Modern technologies give a great support to this kind of surgical procedures […]
gennaio 16, 2015

Distance Measurement for an Accurate Laparoscopy Surgery

The idea of Minimally Invasive Surgery is to reduce the trauma for the patient by minimizing incisions and tissue retraction. Despite the improvement in outcomes, these […]