ATPN2018: Assistive Technologies for Precision Neurosurgery: Current Successes and Future Challenges

Country: Spain

City: Madrid

Abstr. due: 05.08.2018

Dates: 01.10.18 — 01.10.18

Area Of Sciences: Technical sciences; Medicine;

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Organizers: IEEE


Topics of interest

The workshop will specifically focus on key robotic technologies within the context of neuro and skull-base surgery organised around the following key themes:

  • Tool sensorization: including shape sensing, intraoperative tool and tissue tracking, Doppler imaging, Raman spectroscopy
  • New mechanisms: including new hardware platforms and surgical systems for research and commercial exploitation.
  • New control approaches: including automatic trajectory tracking, shared control, teleoperation, etc.
  • New clinical applications: including neurosurgical drug delivery, minimally invasive surgery and chronic disease management


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