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Three-Dimensional Tissue Deformation Recovery and Tracking

Mountney, P; Stoyanov, D; Yang, GZ; (2010) Three-Dimensional Tissue Deformation Recovery and Tracking. IEEE SIGNAL PROC MAG , 27 (4) 14 - 24. 10.1109/MSP.2010.936728.

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Abstract

Recent advances in surgical robotics have provided a platform for ex tending the current cap abilities of minimally invasive surgery by incorporating both preoperative and intraoperative imaging data. In this tutorial article, we introduce techniques for in vivo three-dimensional (3-D) tissue deformation recovery and tracking based on laparoscopic or endoscopic images. These optically based techniques provide a unique opportunity for recovering surface deformation of the soft tissue without the need of additional instrumentation. They can therefore be easily incorporated into the existing surgical workflow. Technically, the problem formulation is challenging due to nonrigid deformation of the tissue and instrument interaction. Current approaches and future research directions in terms of intraoperative planning and adaptive surgical navigation are explained in detail.

Type:Article
Title:Three-Dimensional Tissue Deformation Recovery and Tracking
DOI:10.1109/MSP.2010.936728
Keywords:POINT LIGHT-SOURCE, LAPAROSCOPIC SURGERY, MOTION ESTIMATION, ROBOTIC SURGERY, IMAGE, ENDOSCOPE, REGISTRATION, ACQUISITION, TECHNOLOGY, PROJECTION
UCL classification:UCL > School of BEAMS > Faculty of Engineering Science > Computer Science

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