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Active patient immobilization in brachytherapy

 
: Chen, W.; Firle, E.

Centre for Advanced Empirical Software Research -CAESAR-, Bonn:
Third Caesarium 2001. Computer Aided Medicine. Handouts : November 12-13, 2001 Bonn, Germany
Bonn, 2001
Caesarium <3, 2001, Bonn>
Deutsch
Konferenzbeitrag
Fraunhofer IGD ()
radiology; Brachytherapy; magnetic trackering system; free-hand navigation; active patient immobilization

Abstract
This paper describes a method in brachytherapy for an adequate active immobilization of the patient, through which the computer guided free-hand needle insertion, implantation and the navigation procedure can achieve an acceptable lebel of accurancy and reproducibility.

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