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Visualization in Robotic Surgery

  • Mahdi Azizian
  • Ian McDowall
  • Jonathan Sorger
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Abstract

Visualization can be defined as “a technique for creating images, diagrams, or animations to communicate a message” [1]. Visualization in surgical robotics involves displaying images of patient anatomy to the surgeon. Such images can be provided by optical or tomographic imaging techniques.

Keywords

Endoscope Tomography Spectroscopy Fluorescence Polarized imaging Narrowband imaging Confocal microscopy MRI CT Ultrasound 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Image-Guided RoboticsIntuitive SurgicalSunnyvaleUSA
  2. 2.Vision EngineeringIntuitive SurgicalSunnyvaleUSA
  3. 3.ResearchIntuitive SurgicalSunnyvaleUSA

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