Optimization of multi-image pose recovery of fluoroscope tracking (FTRAC) fiducial in an image-guided femoroplasty system

Wen P. Liu, Mehran Armand, Yoshito Otake, Russell H. Taylor

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Abstract

Percutaneous femoroplasty [1], or femoral bone augmentation, is a prospective alternative treatment for reducing the risk of fracture in patients with severe osteoporosis. We are developing a surgical robotics system that will assist orthopaedic surgeons in planning and performing a patient-specific, augmentation of the femur with bone cement. This collaborative project, sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has been the topic of previous publications [2],[3] from our group. This paper presents modifications to the pose recovery of a fluoroscope tracking (FTRAC) fiducial during our process of 2D/3D registration of X-ray intraoperative images to preoperative CT data. We show improved automata of the initial pose estimation as well as lower projection errors with the advent of a multiimage pose optimization step.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationMedical Imaging 2011
Subtitle of host publicationVisualization, Image-Guided Procedures, and Modeling
DOIs
StatePublished - May 16 2011
EventMedical Imaging 2011: Visualization, Image-Guided Procedures, and Modeling - Lake Buena Vista, FL, United States
Duration: Feb 13 2011Feb 15 2011

Publication series

NameProgress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE
Volume7964
ISSN (Print)1605-7422

Other

OtherMedical Imaging 2011: Visualization, Image-Guided Procedures, and Modeling
CountryUnited States
CityLake Buena Vista, FL
Period2/13/112/15/11

Keywords

  • 2D/3D X-ray to CT registration
  • Fluoroscopic tracking (FTRAC) fiducial
  • Minimally invasive robotically-assisted femoroplasty
  • Multi-image X-ray photogrammetry

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Biomaterials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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