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Article International Journal of Healthcare Information Systems and Informatics ; Volume 8, Issue 2 , 2013 , Pages 1-14 ; 15553396 (ISSN) ; Baniasad, M. A ; Farahmand, F ; Behzadipour, S ; Ahmadian, A ; Sharif University of Technology
Many research and development projects are being performed worldwide to develop new products and applications for computer-assisted and medical robotic systems. In this paper, an overview of selected state-of-the-art applications of robotic technology in medicine is presented. Four key areas of image-guided surgery, virtual reality in medicine, surgical robots, and robotic rehabilitation systems, are studied. As well, current challenges in research and development are discussed. Copyright
Article International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery ; Vol. 9, issue. 1 , January , 2014 , p. 29-38 ; Ahmadian, A ; Dadashi Serej, N ; Saberi, H ; Amini Khoiy, K ; Sharif University of Technology
Purpose: The accuracy of pedicle screw placement during image-guided spine surgery (IGSS) can be characterized by estimating the target registration error (TRE). The major factors that influence TRE were identified, minimized, and verified with in vitro experiments. Materials and methods: Computed-tomography- compatible markers are placed over anatomical landmarks of lumbar vertebral segments in locations that are feasible and routinely used in surgical procedures. TRE was determined directly for markers placed on the pedicles of vertebra segments. First, optimum selections of landmarks are proposed for different landmarks according to the minimum achievable TRE values in different...