Mastoidectomy simulation with combined visual and haptic feedback

Marco Agus, Andrea Giachetti, Enrico Gobbetti, Gianluigi Zanetti, Nigel W. John, Robert J. Stone
Medicine Meets Virtual Reality 2002, IOS, page 17--23 - january 2002
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Mastoidectomy is one of the most common surgical procedures relating to the petrous bone. In this paper we describe our preliminary results in the realization of a virtual reality mastoidectomy simulator. Our system is designed to work on patient-specific volumetric object models directly derived from 3D CT and MRI images. The paper summarizes the detailed task analysis performed in order to define the system requirements, introduces the architecture of the prototype simulator, and discusses the initial feedback received from selected end users.

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  author       = {Agus, M. and Giachetti, A. and Gobbetti, E. and Zanetti, G. and John, N. and Stone, R.},
  title        = {Mastoidectomy simulation with combined visual and haptic feedback},
  booktitle    = {Medicine Meets Virtual Reality 2002},
  pages        = {17--23},
  month        = {january},
  year         = {2002},
  editor       = {J. D. Westwood and H. M. Hoffmann and G. T. Mogel and D. Stredney},
  publisher    = {IOS},
  address      = {Amsterdam, The Netherlands},
  note         = {isbn: 1-58603-203-8   idxproject: IERAPSI},
  type         = {incollection},
  keywords     = {IERAPSI},
  url          = {},

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