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Enhanced Delivery Ecosystem for Neurosurgery in 2020


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Human Brain Imaging Database

Anonymised database of paired Histological data; Imaging data; Post-processed data.

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Acoustic window planning for ultrasound acquisition

Author(s): Rüdiger Göbl, Salvatore Virga, Julia Rackerseder, Benjamin Frisch, Nassir Navab, Christoph Hennersperger
Published in: International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery, Issue 12/6, 2017, Page(s) 993-1001, ISSN 1861-6410
DOI: 10.1007/s11548-017-1551-3

Cryogenic 3D Printing of Super Soft Hydrogels

Author(s): Zhengchu Tan, Cristian Parisi, Lucy Di Silvio, Daniele Dini, Antonio Elia Forte
Published in: Scientific Reports, Issue 7/1, 2017, ISSN 2045-2322
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-16668-9

Cyclic Motion Control for Programmable Bevel-Tip Needles to Reduce Tissue Deformation

Author(s): Eloise Matheson, Riccardo Secoli, Christopher Burrows, Alexander Leibinger, Ferdinando Rodriguez Y Baena
Published in: Journal of Medical Robotics Research, 2018, ISSN 2424-905X
DOI: 10.1142/S2424905X18420011

3D intra-operative ultrasound and MR image guidance: pursuing an ultrasound-based management of brainshift to enhance neuronavigation

Author(s): Marco Riva, Christoph Hennersperger, Fausto Milletari, Amin Katouzian, Federico Pessina, Benjamin Gutierrez-Becker, Antonella Castellano, Nassir Navab, Lorenzo Bello
Published in: International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery, Issue 12/10, 2017, Page(s) 1711-1725, ISSN 1861-6410
DOI: 10.1007/s11548-017-1578-5

FCNN-based axon segmentation for convection-enhanced delivery optimization

Author(s): Marco Vidotto, Elena De Momi, Michele Gazzara, Leonardo S. Mattos, Giancarlo Ferrigno, Sara Moccia
Published in: International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery, Issue 14/3, 2019, Page(s) 493-499, ISSN 1861-6410
DOI: 10.1007/s11548-018-01911-z

Composite hydrogel: A high fidelity soft tissue mimic for surgery

Author(s): Zhengchu Tan, Daniele Dini, Ferdinando Rodriguez y Baena, Antonio Elia Forte
Published in: Materials & Design, Issue 160, 2018, Page(s) 886-894, ISSN 0264-1275
DOI: 10.1016/j.matdes.2018.10.018

Automatic optimized 3D path planner for steerable catheters with heuristic search and uncertainty tolerance

Author(s): Alberto Favaroa , Leonardo Cerria , Stefano Galvanb , Ferdinando Rodriguez y Baenab and Elena De Momia
Published in: International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2018

An Observer-Based Fusion Method Using Multicore Optical Shape Sensors and Ultrasound Images for Magnetically-Actuated Catheters

Author(s): Alper Denasi, Fouzia Khan, Klaas Jelmer Boskma, Mert Kaya, Christoph Hennersperger, Rudiger Gobl, Maria Tirindelli, Nassir Navab, Sarthak Misra
Published in: 2018 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2018, Page(s) 50-57
DOI: 10.1109/ICRA.2018.8462695

Experimental validation of curvature tracking with a programmable bevel-tip steerable needle

Author(s): R. Secoli, F. Rodriguez, Baena
Published in: 2018 International Symposium on Medical Robotics (ISMR), 2018, Page(s) 1-6
DOI: 10.1109/ISMR.2018.8333302

Effective Diffusion and Tortuosity in Brain White Matter

Author(s): Marco Vidotto, Daniele Dini, Elena De Momi
Published in: 2018 40th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), 2018, Page(s) 4901-4904
DOI: 10.1109/embc.2018.8513443

Steerable needle DBS path planning safeguards deep nuclei and white matter tracts

Author(s): Alberto Favaro , Valentina Pieri , Alice Segato , Andrea Falini , Elena De Momi & Antonella Castellano
Published in: CRAS2018 (Joint Workshop on New Technologies forComputer/RobotAssisted Surgery), 2018

Automatic multi-trajectory planning solution for steerable catheters

Author(s): Alberto Favaro, Leonardo Cerri, Davide Scorza, Elena De Momi
Published in: 2018 International Symposium on Medical Robotics (ISMR), 2018, Page(s) 1-6
DOI: 10.1109/ISMR.2018.8333284

Force sensing in continuum manipulators using fiber Bragg grating sensors

Author(s): Fouzia Khan, Roy J. Roesthuis, Sarthak Misra
Published in: 2017 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2017, Page(s) 2531-2536
DOI: 10.1109/IROS.2017.8206073

Initialize Globally Before Acting Locally: Enabling Landmark-Free 3D US to MRI Registration

Author(s): Julia Rackerseder, Maximilian Baust, Rüdiger Göbl, Nassir Navab, Christoph Hennersperger
Published in: Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention – MICCAI 2018. MICCAI 2018. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 11070, 2018, Page(s) 827-835
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-00928-1_93

Adaptive path-following control for bio-inspired steerable needles

Author(s): Riccardo Secoli, Ferdinando Rodriguez y Baena
Published in: 2016 6th IEEE International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob), 2016, Page(s) 87-93
DOI: 10.1109/BIOROB.2016.7523603

Straight trajectory planning for keyhole neurosurgery in sheep with automatic brain structures segmentation

Author(s): Alberto Favaro, Akash Lad, Davide Formenti, Davide Danilo Zani, Elena De Momi
Published in: Medical Imaging 2017: Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling, 2017, Page(s) 101352E
DOI: 10.1117/12.2254515

Laser Doppler Based Sensing for Blood Vessel Detection with a Steerable Needle

Author(s): V. Virdyawan, M. Oldfield and F. Rodriguez Y Baena
Published in: 2018