Image-Guided Otorhinolaryngology

  • Patrick Dubach
  • Brett Bell
  • Stefan Weber
  • Marco Caversaccio
Chapter

Abstract

Beginning with a brief historical background, the chapter then offers the reader a practical overview of established procedures using image-guided surgery (IGS) in otorhinolaryngology. American and European recommendations for the use of IGS already exist and will be critically discussed in the light that a skilled hand and detailed knowledge of the anatomy by an experienced surgeon cannot yet be replaced by technology alone. Finally, a selected sample of new trends of experimental applications of intraoperative imaging and image-guided therapy will be given.

Keywords

Cholesterol Europe Neuropathy Drilling Pyramid 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Patrick Dubach
    • 1
    • 2
  • Brett Bell
    • 3
  • Stefan Weber
    • 3
  • Marco Caversaccio
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck SurgeryInselspital, University of BernBernSwitzerland
  2. 2.BMBF - Innovation Center for Computer Aided Surgery (ICCAS)University of LeipzigLeipzigGermany
  3. 3.ARTORG Center for Biomedical Engineering ResearchUniversity of BernBernSwitzerland

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