Mixed reality based respiratory liver tumor puncture navigation

Ruotong Li, Weixin Si, Xiangyun Liao, Qiong Wang, Reinhard Klein, Pheng-Ann Heng
2019 Computational Visual Media  
This paper presents a novel mixed reality based navigation system for accurate respiratory liver tumor punctures in radiofrequency ablation (RFA). Our system contains an optical see-through head-mounted display device (OST-HMD), Microsoft HoloLens for perfectly overlaying the virtual information on the patient, and a optical tracking system NDI Polaris for calibrating the surgical utilities in the surgical scene. Compared with traditional navigation method with CT, our system aligns the virtual
more » ... aligns the virtual guidance information and real patient and real-timely updates the view of virtual guidance via a position tracking system. In addition, to alleviate the difficulty during needle placement induced by respiratory motion, we reconstruct the patientspecific respiratory liver motion through statistical motion model to assist doctors precisely puncture liver tumors. The proposed system has been experimentally validated on vivo pigs with an accurate real-time registration approximately 5-mm mean FRE and TRE, which has the potential to be applied in clinical RFA guidance.
doi:10.1007/s41095-019-0156-x fatcat:udgsli4sr5gsdlqukyim5zpb3q