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A needle positioning system for percutaneous procedures
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2012-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: In percutaneous procedures, where the surgeon inserts a needle into a target in the patient, it is challenging to access the target at the rst attempt. Repeated needle insertion attempts are highly ...
Fluoroscopy based needle-positioning system for percutaneous nephrolithotomy procedures
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2008-12)
A fluoroscopy-guided needle-positioning system is designed and tested as a first prototype for aiding urologists in gaining fast, accurate and repeatable kidney calyx access during a PCNL procedure while also reducing ...