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Liver Surgery Planning Using Virtual Reality
November/December 2006 (vol. 26 no. 6)
pp. 36-47
Bernhard Reitinger, Graz University of Technology
Alexander Bornik, Graz University of Technology
Reinhard Beichel, Graz University of Technology
Dieter Schmalstieg, Graz University of Technology
In liver surgery planning, 2D and desktop-based 3D systems offer surgeons limited assistance. By using VR technology to liberate 3D from 2D input devices such as the mouse and keyboard, this surgery planning system better supports surgeons. User studies show that the system is both effective and easy to use.

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Index Terms:
virtual reality, liver surgery planning, segmentation re?nement, treatment planning, 3D interaction, spatial analysis
Citation:
Bernhard Reitinger, Alexander Bornik, Reinhard Beichel, Dieter Schmalstieg, "Liver Surgery Planning Using Virtual Reality," IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol. 26, no. 6, pp. 36-47, Nov.-Dec. 2006, doi:10.1109/MCG.2006.131
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