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1. (WO2010112119) SYSTEM AND COMPUTER ASSISTED SURGERY

Pub. No.:    WO/2010/112119    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2010/001362
Publication Date: Fri Oct 08 01:59:59 CEST 2010 International Filing Date: Fri Mar 05 00:59:59 CET 2010
IPC: A61B 18/14
A61B 19/00
Applicants: DEUTSCHES KREBSFORSCHUNGSZENTRUM STIFTUNG DES ÖFFENTLICHEN RECHTS
RUPRECHT-KARLS-UNIVERSITÄT HEIDELBERG
MAIER-HEIN, Lena
KENNGOTT, Hannes
MEINZER, Hans-Peter
MUELLER-STICH, Beat, Peter
Inventors: MAIER-HEIN, Lena
KENNGOTT, Hannes
MEINZER, Hans-Peter
MUELLER-STICH, Beat, Peter
Title: SYSTEM AND COMPUTER ASSISTED SURGERY
Abstract:
The present invention relates to a system and method of computer assisted surgery in soft tissue. The system comprises a navigated instrument (14) suitable to be inserted into a living object's soft tissue body part, wherein said navigated instrument (14) when inserted into the body part is suitable to define at least a portion of a section plane with respect to said soft tissue body part. The system further comprises a computer assisted guiding means to assist or enable guiding the instrument (14) upon insertion into the body part such that the section plane defined by said inserted instrument (14) coincides with a planned section plane.