Image-Guided Surgery: Fundamentals and Clinical Applications in Otolaryngology (New edition)
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"Image-Guided Surgery: Fundamentals and Clinical Applications in Otolaryngology" covers fundamental concepts associated with image-guided surgery in order to educate practicing surgeons, as well as provide an introductory text to engineering students and junior engineering faculty.Image-guided surgery (IGS) is the term used for any surgical procedure where the surgeon employs tracked surgical instruments in conjunction with preoperative or intraoperative images in order to indirectly guide the procedure. It is part of the wider field of computer-assisted surgery. In the field of otolaryngology, IGS is primarily used by rhinologists during sinus and skull base surgery, as it helps to avoid damage to the brain and nervous system. In addition, it is used in cochlear implantation surgery, as well as cranial base surgery. Image-guided surgery has become the standard of care in many surgical fields. Unfortunately, surgeons' understanding of the technology is often inadequate to appreciate the strengths of using the technology.Key Features:*Blends the expertise of both an otolaryngologist and an engineer*History, fundamentals and clinical applications"Image-Guided Surgery: Fundamentals and Clinical Applications in Otolaryngology" ranges from fundamentals to clinical applications and critique of the current state of the art technology.
This will allow a wide range of individuals to find utility in the content, from beginners to advanced users.
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