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Abstract: 3D Catheter Guidance Including Shape Sensing for Endovascular Navigation

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In endovascular aortic repair (EVAR) procedures fluoroscopy and conventional digital subtraction angiography are currently used to guide the medical instruments inside the patient. Drawbacks of these methods are X-ray exposure and the usage of contrast agents. Moreover, the fluoroscopy provides only a 2D view, which makes the guidance more difficult. For this reason, a catheter prototype including an optical fiber for shape sensing and three electromagnetic (EM) sensors, which provide the position and orientation information, was built to enable a 3D catheter guidance.

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  1. Jäckle S, García-Vázquez V, von Haxthausen F, et al. 3D catheter guidance including shape sensing for endovascular navigation. Proc SPIE. 2020;.

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Jäckle, S. et al. (2020). Abstract: 3D Catheter Guidance Including Shape Sensing for Endovascular Navigation. In: Tolxdorff, T., Deserno, T., Handels, H., Maier, A., Maier-Hein, K., Palm, C. (eds) Bildverarbeitung für die Medizin 2020. Informatik aktuell. Springer Vieweg, Wiesbaden. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-658-29267-6_58

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