Chapter 11

A Tutorial on Image-Guided Therapy

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11.1 A Hands-on Approach to Camera Calibration and Image-Guided Therapy

In this chapter, we refine some of the basic methods of camera calibration as introduced in Chapter 9. We then make ends meet - we introduce you to a domain which utilizes the technologies described throughout the book, Image-Guided Interventions (IGI) (T. Peters and K. Cleary 2008)1. As our goal is to provide you with both theoretical understanding and applied experience we provide a toy navigation system at minimal cost. The navigation system software is found on the companion website at In addition you will need LEGO bricks to construct your “patient” and a webcam, which serves as ...

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