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Dynamic Texture Mapping of 3D models for Stiffness Map Visualization

Kartik Patath, Arun Srivatsan Rangaprasad, Nico Zevallos and Howie Choset
Conference Paper, IEEE IROS Workshop on Medical Imaging Robotics, September, 2017

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Robot-assisted minimally invasive surgery has the potential to perform a variety of surgical procedures with precision, flexibility and control. However, lack of direct visual access can result in a cognitive overload for the surgeons. To overcome this issue, we have developed an augmented reality display that shows critical information overlaid on intraoperative model. We demonstrate our capabilities by dynamically updating the stiffness distribution over the surface of the anatomy being palpated intraoperatively.

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author = {Kartik Patath and Arun Srivatsan Rangaprasad and Nico Zevallos and Howie Choset},
title = {Dynamic Texture Mapping of 3D models for Stiffness Map Visualization},
booktitle = {IEEE IROS Workshop on Medical Imaging Robotics},
year = {2017},
month = {September},
keywords = {Augmented Reality, Sitffness Mapping, Minimally invasive surgery},