Information Processing in Computer-Assisted Interventions

4th International Conference, IPCAI 2013, Heidelberg, Germany, June 26, 2013. Proceedings

  • Dean Barratt
  • Stéphane Cotin
  • Gabor Fichtinger
  • Pierre Jannin
  • Nassir Navab
Conference proceedings IPCAI 2013

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-38568-1

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7915)

Table of contents (11 papers)

  1. Front Matter
  2. Simulation

    1. Development and Procedural Evaluation of Immersive Medical Simulation Environments
      Patrick Wucherer, Philipp Stefan, Simon Weidert, Pascal Fallavollita, Nassir Navab
      Pages 1-10
    2. Generation of Synthetic 4D Cardiac CT Images for Guidance of Minimally Invasive Beating Heart Interventions
      Feng P. Li, Martin Rajchl, James A. White, Aashish Goela, Terry M. Peters
      Pages 11-20
  3. Neurosurgical Interventions

    1. Intra-operative Identification of the Subthalamic Nucleus Motor Zone Using Goniometers
      Reuben R. Shamir, Renana Eitan, Sivan Sheffer, Odeya Marmor-Levin, Dan Valsky, Shay Moshel et al.
      Pages 21-29
    2. Model-Guided Placement of Cerebral Ventricular Catheters
      Ingerid Reinertsen, Asgeir Jakola, Ole Solheim, Frank Lindseth, Geirmund Unsgård
      Pages 30-39
  4. Ultrasound-Guided Interventions

    1. Ultrasound-Based Image Guidance for Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy: Initial in-vivo Results
      Omid Mohareri, Caitlin Schneider, Troy K. Adebar, Mike C. Yip, Peter Black, Christopher Y. Nguan et al.
      Pages 40-50
    2. Augmentation of Paramedian 3D Ultrasound Images of the Spine
      Abtin Rasoulian, Robert N. Rohling, Purang Abolmaesumi
      Pages 51-60
    3. 3D Segmentation of Curved Needles Using Doppler Ultrasound and Vibration
      Troy K. Adebar, Allison M. Okamura
      Pages 61-70
    4. Mobile EM Field Generator for Ultrasound Guided Navigated Needle Insertions
      Keno März, Alfred M. Franz, Bram Stieltjes, Justin Iszatt, Alexander Seitel, Boris Radeleff et al.
      Pages 71-80
  5. Image-Guided Interventions

    1. First Flexible Robotic Intra-operative Nuclear Imaging for Image-Guided Surgery
      José Gardiazabal, Tobias Reichl, Aslı Okur, Tobias Lasser, Nassir Navab
      Pages 81-90
    2. Declustering n-Connected Components for Segmentation of Iodine Implants in C-Arm Fluoroscopy Images
      Chiara Amat di San Filippo, Gabor Fichtinger, William James Morris, Septimiu E. Salcudean, Ehsan Dehghan, Pascal Fallavollita
      Pages 101-110
  6. Back Matter

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Information Processing in Computer-Assisted Interventions IPCAI 2013, held in Heidelberg, Germany, on June 26, 2013. The 11 papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 20 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on simulation, neurosurgical interventions, ultrasound guided interventions, and image guided interventions.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Dean Barratt
    • 1
  • Stéphane Cotin
    • 2
  • Gabor Fichtinger
    • 3
  • Pierre Jannin
    • 4
  • Nassir Navab
    • 5
  1. 1.Centre for Medical Image ComputingUniversity College LondonLondonUK
  2. 2.INRIA, ShacraVilleneuve d’AscqFrance
  3. 3.School of ComputingQueen’s UniversityKingstonCanada
  4. 4.Inserm/Université de Rennes 1RennesFrance
  5. 5.Department of Computer ScienceTechnische Universität MünchenGarchingGermany

Bibliographic information

  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-38567-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-38568-1
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349