Publications

This page contains a selection of scientific publications by the CAS group. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any further questions.

2018

Huber, T., Wunderling, T., Paschold, M., Lang, H., Kneist W., Hansen, C. (2018)
Highly-Immersive Virtual Reality Laparoscopy Simulation: Development and Future Aspects
International Journal of Computer-Assisted Radiology and Surgery, in print

2017

Hatscher, B., Luz, M., Nacke, L., Mueller, V., Elkmann, N., Hansen C. (2017)
GazeTap: Towards Hands-Free Interaction in the Operating Room
Proceedings of 19th ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI'17), Glasgow, Scotland, pp. 243-251
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Detmer, F., Hettig, J., Schindele, D., Schostak, M., Hansen C. (2017)
Virtual and Augmented Reality Systems for Renal Interventions: A Systematic Review
IEEE Reviews in Biomedical Engineering, in print
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Hettig, J., Mistelbauer, G., Rieder, C., Lawonn, K., Hansen C. (2017)
Visual Navigation Support for Liver Applicator Placement using Interactive Map Displays
Eurographics Workshop on Visual Computing for Biology and Medicine (VCBM), in print
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Lichtenberg, N., Hansen, C., Lawonn, K. (2017)
Concentric Circle Glyphs for Enhanced Depth-Judgment in Vascular Models
Eurographics Workshop on Visual Computing for Biology and Medicine (VCBM), in print

Alpers, J., Hansen, C., Ringe, C., Rieder, C. (2017)
CT-Based Navigation Guidance for Liver Tumor Ablation
Eurographics Workshop on Visual Computing for Biology and Medicine (VCBM), in print
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Huber, T., Paschold, M., Hansen, C., Lang, H., Kneist W. (2017)
"I will do laparoscopy somewhere else". Total, highly immersive virtual reality without side effects?
Der Chirurg, in print
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Wunderling T., Huber, T., Paschold, M., Kneist, W., Hansen, C. (2017)
Immersives Laparoskopie-Training mit Hand-Tracking im virtuellen Operationssaal
Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the German Society of Computer- and Robot-Assisted Surgery, Hannover, Germany, pp. 67-72
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Wagner S., Hatscher, B., Luz, M., Preim, B., Hansen, C. (2017)
Konzepte mit unterschiedlichen Platzanforderungen zur Navigation in medizinischen Bilddaten mittels eines Sensorfussbodens
Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the German Society of Computer- and Robot-Assisted Surgery, Hannover, Germany, pp. 220-225
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Hatscher, B., Luz, M., Hansen, C. (2017)
Foot Interaction Concepts to Support Radiological Interventions
Mensch und Computer, Regensburg, Germany, pp. 93-104
Best Paper Award 
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Black, D., Ganze, B., Hettig, J., Hansen, C. (2017)
Auditory Display for Improving Free-hand Gesture Interaction
Mensch und Computer, Regensburg, Germany, pp. 137-146
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Saalfeld, P., Kasper, D., Preim, B., Hansen, C. (2017)
Touchless Measurement of Medical Image Data for Interventional Support
Mensch und Computer, Regensburg, Germany, pp. 83-92
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Luz, M., Lawonn, K., Hansen, C. (2017)
Guidelines and Recommendations for the Evaluation of New Visualization Techniques by Means of Experimental Studies
EuroVis Workshop on Reproducibility, Verification, and Validation in Visualization, pp. 19-23
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Lawonn, K., Luz, M., Hansen, C. (2017)
Improving Spatial Perception of Vascular Models using Supporting Anchors and Illustrative Visualization
International Journal of Systems & Applications in Computer Graphics, 63, pp. 37-49

Hettig, J., Saalfeld, P., Luz, M., Becker, M., Skalej, M., Hansen, C. (2017)
Comparison of Gesture and Conventional Interaction Techniques for Interventional Neuroradiology
International Journal of Computer-Assisted Radiology and Surgery, 12(9), pp. 1643-1653
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Mewes, A., Bennet, H., Wacker., F., Hansen., C. (2017)
Touchless Interaction with Software in Interventional Radiology and Surgery: A Systematic Literature Review
International Journal of Computer-Assisted Radiology and Surgery, 12(2), pp. 291-305
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Huber, T., Paschold, M., Hansen, C., Wunderling, T., Lang, H., Kneist W. (2017)
New Dimensions in Surgical Training: Immersive Virtual Reality Laparoscopic Simulation Exhilarates Surgical Staff
Surgical Endoscopy, 31(11) , pp. 4472-4477
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Black, D., Hansen, C., Nabavi, A., Kikinis, R., Hahn H. (2017)
A Survey of Auditory Display in Image-Guided Interventions
International Journal of Computer-Assisted Radiology and Surgery, 12(10), pp. 1665-1676
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Li, M., Hansen, C., Rose, G. (2017)
A Software Solution to Dynamically Reduce Metallic Distortions of Electromagnetic Tracking Systems for Image-guided Surgery
International Journal of Computer-Assisted Radiology and Surgery, 12(9), pp. 1621-1633

Li, M., Hansen, C., Rose, G. (2017)
A Simulator for Advanced Analysis of a 5-DOF EM Tracking Systems in use for Image-Guided Surgery
International Journal of Computer-Assisted Radiology and Surgery, in print
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Black, D., Hettig, J., Luz, M., Hansen, C., Kikinis, R., Hahn, H. (2017)
Auditory Feedback to Support Image-Guided Medical Needle Placement
International Journal of Computer-Assisted Radiology and Surgery, 12(9), pp. 1655-1663
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Poudel, P., Illanes, A., Arens, C., Hansen C. , Friebe, M. (2017)
Active Contours Extension and Similarity Indicators for improved 3D Segmentation of Thyroid Ultrasound Images
Proceedings of SPIE Medical Imaging: Imaging Informatics for Healthcare, Research, and Applications, Orlando, USA, pp. 1013803-1013803-8
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Wunderling, T, Golla, B., Poudel, P., Arens, C., Friebe, M., Hansen C. (2017)
Comparison of Thyroid Segmentation Techniques for 3D ultrasound
Proceedings of SPIE Medical Imaging: Image Processing, Orlando, USA, pp. 1013317-1013317-7
Download used US datasets and GT 
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2016

Mewes, A., Saalfeld, P., Riabikin, O., Skalej, M., Hansen, C. (2016)
A Gesture-Controlled Projection Display for CT-guided Interventions
International Journal of Computer-Assisted Radiology and Surgery, 11(1), pp. 157-164

Hatscher, B., Wagner, S., Grimaldi, L., Fritzsche, M., Elkmann, N., Hansen, C. (2016)
Navigation in medizinischen Bilddaten mittels eines taktilen Fussbodens
Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the German Society of Computer- and Robot-Assisted Surgery (CURAC), Bern, Switzerland, pp. 33-38
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Weiss, S., Schnurr, A., Mewes, A., Hoffmann, T., Schindele, D., Schostak, M., Hansen, C. (2016)
Mobile Augmented Reality and 3D Printing to Involve Patients in Treatment Decisions for Prostate Cancer
Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the German Society of Computer- and Robot-Assisted Surgery (CURAC), Bern, Switzerland, pp. 11-16
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Lichtenberg, N., Smit, N., Hansen, C., Lawonn, K. (2016)
Seamless Line Illustration for Interactive Biomedical Visualization
Eurographics Workshop on Visual Computing for Biology and Medicine (VCBM), Bergen, Norway

Wang, L., Schnurr, A. , Zidowitz, S., Hahn, H., Hansen, C. (2016)
Segmentation of Hepatic Arteries in Multi-phase Liver CT using Directional Dilation and Connectivity Analysis
Proceedings of SPIE Medical Imaging: Computer-Aided Diagnosis, San Diego, USA, 9785-60
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Poudel, P., Hansen,C., Sprung, J., Friebe, M. (2016)
3D Segmentation of Thyroid Ultrasound Images Using Active Contours
Current Directions in Biomedical Engineering, Berlin, Germany, 2, pp. 467-470
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Hettig, J. and Saalfeld, P. and Luz, M. and Skalej, M. and Hansen, C. (2016)
Evaluation of Human-Computer Interaction Techniques in Interventional Radiology
Proceedings of Computer-Assisted Radiology and Surgery (CARS), Heidelberg, Germany, pp. 185-187
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Luz, M., Strauss, G., Manzey, D. (2016)
Impact of image-guided surgery on surgeons' performance: a literature review
Int. J. Human Factors and Ergonomics, Vol.4, Nos. 3/4, pp. 229-263
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2015

Lawonn, K., Luz, M., Preim, B., Hansen, C. (2015)
Illustrative Visualization of Vascular Models for Static 2D Representations
International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI), Munich, Germany, 9350, pp. 399-406

Hettig, J., Mewes, A., Riabikin, O., Skalej, M., Preim, B., Hansen, C. (2015)
Exploration of 3D Medical Image Data for Interventional Radiology using Myoelectric Gesture Control
Eurographics Workshop on Visual Computing for Biology and Medicine (VCBM), Chester, United Kingdom, pp. 177-185

Saalfeld, P., Mewes, A., Hansen, C., Preim, B. (2015)
Gaze-Based Annotations: Labels on Demand
Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the German Society of Computer- and Robot-Assisted Surgery (CURAC), Bremen, Germany, pp. 261-266
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Li, M., Hansen, C., Rose, G. (2015)
A robust electromagnetic tracking system for clinical applications
Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the German Society of Computer- and Robot-Assisted Surgery (CURAC), Session of Excellence, Bremen, Germany, pp. 31-36
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Saalfeld, P., Mewes, A., Luz, M., Preim, B., Hansen, C. (2015)
Comparative Evaluation of Gesture and Touch Input for Medical Software
Proceedings of Mensch und Computer (MuC), Stuttgart, Germany, pp. 143-152
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Schwalbe, M., Hansen, C., Weber, S., Huanxiang, L. (2015)
An Image-Guidance System for Vascular Malformation Treatment: Concept, Design and Evaluation on a Patient-Specific Phantom
Proceedings of International Congress for Computer-Assisted Radiology and Surgery (CARS), Barcelona, Spain, 10 (Suppl 1), pp. 64-65
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Meyer, A., Schnurr, A.K., Schwalbe, M., Weber, S., Hansen, C. (2015)
AngioPlan: A Software Assistant to Support the Treatment of Arterio-Venous Malformations
Proceedings of International Congress for Computer-Assisted Radiology and Surgery (CARS), Barcelona, Spain, 10 (Suppl 1), pp. 184-186
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2014

Huebler, A., Hansen, C., Beuing, O., Skalej, M., Preim, B. (2014)
Workflow Analysis for Interventional Neuroradiology using Frequent Pattern Mining
Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the German Society of Computer- and Robot-Assisted Surgery (CURAC), Munich, Germany, pp. 165-168
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Mewes, A., Adler, S., Rose, G., Hansen, C. (2014)
Augmented-Reality-Mikroskop - Implementierung einer flexiblen Datenverbindung zwischen CT-Angiographieanlage und Mikroskop
Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the German Society of Computer- and Robot-Assisted Surgery (CURAC), Munich, Germany, pp. 28-31
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Hansen, C., Heckel, F., Ojdanic, D., Schenk, A., Zidowitz, S., Hahn, H. K. (2014)
Genauigkeit und Fehlerquellen im Operationssaal am Beispiel der Leberchirurgie
The Digital Operating Room, Berlin, Germany, pp. 69-87
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Wang, L., Hansen, C., Zidowitz, S., Hahn, H. (2014)
Segmentation and Separation of Venous Vasculatures in Liver CT Images
Proceedings of SPIE Medical Imaging: Computer-Aided Diagnosis, San Diego, USA, pp. 90350Q-90350Q-8
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Hansen, C., Zidowitz, S., Preim, B., Stavrou, G., Oldhafer, K. J., Hahn, H. K. (2014)
Impact of Model-based Risk Analysis for Liver Surgery Planning
International Journal of Computer-Assisted Radiology and Surgery (IJCARS), 9(3), pp. 473-480
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2013

Wang, L., Hansen, C., Zidowitz, S., Hahn, H. (2013)
Interactive Segmentation of Vascular Structures in CT Images for Liver Surgery Planning
Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the German Society of Computer- and Robot-Assisted Surgery (CURAC), Innsbruck, Austria, pp. 98-102
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Black, D., Al Issawi, J., Rieder, C., Hansen, C., Hahn, H. (2013)
Auditory Support for Navigated Radiofrequency Ablation
Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the German Society of Computer- and Robot-Assisted Surgery (CURAC), Innsbruck, Austria, pp. 30-33
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Mönch, J., Mühler, K., Hansen, C., Oldhafer, K. J., Stavrou, G., Hillert, C., Logge, C., Preim, B. (2013)
The LiverSurgeryTrainer - Training of Computer-based Planning in Liver Resection Surgery
International Journal of Computer-Assisted Radiology and Surgery (IJCARS), 8(5), pp. 809-818
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Hansen, C., Black, D., Lange, C., Rieber, F., Lamade, W., Donati, M., Oldhafer, K. J., and Hahn, H. K. (2013)
Auditory Support for Resection Guidance in Navigated Liver Surgery
International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer-Assisted Surgery, 9(1), pp. 36-43
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Hansen, C., Zidowitz, S., Ritter, F., Lange, C., Oldhafer, K. J., and Hahn, H. K. (2013)
Risk Maps for Liver Surgery
International Journal of Computer-Assisted Radiology and Surgery (IJCARS), 8(3), pp. 419-428
Best Paper Award 
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Before 2013

Hansen, C., Zidowitz, S., Ritter, F., Oldhafer, K.-J., Hahn, H.-K. (2012)
Risk Maps for Liver Surgery
Proceedings of International Congress for Computer-Assisted Radiology and Surgery (CARS), Pisa, Italy, 7 (Suppl 1), pp. 144-145
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Hansen, C., Zidowitz, S., Preim, B., Oldhafer, K.-J., Hahn, H.-K. (2012)
Impact of Model-based Risk Analyses for Liver Surgery Planning
Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the German Society of Computer- and Robot-Assisted Surgery (CURAC), Düsseldorf, Germany, ePub, pp. 83-86
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Demedts, D., Schenk, A., Hansen, C., Peitgen, H.-O (2010)
Evaluation of Resection Proposals for Liver Surgery Planning
Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the German Society of Computer- and Robot-Assisted Surgery, Düsseldorf, Germany, pp. 13-16
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Black, D., Hansen, C., Loviscach, J., Peitgen, H.-O. (2010)
Auditory Support for Image-Guided Liver Surgery
Proceedings of International Congress for Computer-Assisted Radiology and Surgery, Geneva, Switzerland, 5 (Suppl. 1), pp. 187-188
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Hansen, C., Zidowitz, S., Schenk, A., Oldhafer, K., Lang, H., and Peitgen, H.-O. (2010)
Risk Maps for Navigation in Liver Surgery
Proceedings of SPIE Medical Imaging, San Diego, USA, Vol. 7625, pp. 762528_1-8
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Hansen, C., Lindow, B., Zidowitz, S., Schenk, A., Peitgen, H.-O. (2010)
Towards Automatic Generation of Resection Surfaces for Liver Surgery Planning
Proceedings of International Congress for Computer-Assisted Radiology and Surgery (CARS), Geneva, Switzerland, 5 (Suppl. 1), pp. 119-120
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Hansen, C., Wieferich, J., Ritter, F., Rieder, C., and Peitgen, H.-O. (2010)
Illustrative Visualization of 3D Planning Models for Augmented Reality in Liver Surgery
International Journal of Computer-Assisted Radiology and Surgery, 5(2), pp. 133-141
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Ritter, F., Hansen, C., Wilkens, K., Koehn, A., and Peitgen, H.-O. (2009)
User Interfaces for Direct Interaction with 3D Planning Data in the Operation Room
Journal of i-com (Zeitschrift für interaktive und kooperative Medien), 8(1), pp. 24-31
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Hansen, C., Zidowitz, S., Hindennach, M., Schenk, A., Hahn, H., and Peitgen, H.-O. (2009)
Interactive Determination of Robust Safety Margins for Oncologic Liver Surgery
International Journal of Computer-Assisted Radiology and Surgery, 4(5), pp. 469-474
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Mühler, K., Hansen, C., Neugebauer, M., Preim, B. (2008)
Automatische Kamerapositionierung für Intraoperative Visualisierungen in der Onkologischen Leberchirurgie
Proceeding of Bildverarbeitung für die Medizin (BVM), Informatik Aktuell, Berlin, Germany, pp. 143-147
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Hansen, C., Koehn, A., Schlichting, S., Weiler, F., Konrad, O., Zidowitz, S., and Peitgen, H.-O. (2008)
Intraoperative Modification of Resection Plans for Liver Surgery
International Journal of Computer-Assisted Radiology and Surgery (IJCARS), 2(3-4), pp. 291-297
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Hansen, C., Schlichting, S., Zidowitz, S., Kleemann, M., Peitgen, H.-O. (2008)
Intraoperative Adaptation of Planning Data for Oncologic Liver Surgery
Proceedings of MICCAI Workshop on Image Guidance and Computer Assistance for Soft-Tissue Interventions, New York, USA, ePub
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Hansen, C., Zidowitz, S., Schenk, A., Oldhafer, K., Lang, H., and Peitgen, H.-O. (2008)
Intraoperative Adaptation and Visualization of Preoperative Risk Analyses for Oncologic Liver Surgery
Proceedings of SPIE Medical Imaging, San Diego, USA, Vol. 6918, pp. 691809_1-10
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Hansen, C., Wieferich, J., Ritter, F., Rieder, C., and Peitgen, H.-O. (2008)
Illustrative Visualization of 3D Planning Models for Augmented Reality in Liver Surgery
Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the German Society of Computer- and Robot-Assisted Surgery, Leipzig, Germany, pp. 1-4
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Hansen, C., Koehn, A., Ritter, F., Zidowitz, S., and Peitgen, H.-O. (2007)
Simultaneous Visualization of Preoperative Planning Models and Intraoperative Ultrasound for Liver Surgery
Proceedings of Eurographics, Prague, Czech Republic, pp. 117-120
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Hansen, C., Schlichting, S., Markert, M., Hindennach, M., Zidowitz S., Peitgen H.-O. (2007)
Intraoperative Adaptation of Preoperative Risk Analyses for Oncologic Liver Surgery using tracked 2D ultrasound
Proceedings of Annual Meeting of the German Society of Computer- and Robot-Assisted Surgery (CURAC), Karlsruhe, Germany, pp. 155-158
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Ritter, F., Hansen, C., Dicken, V., Konrad, O., Preim, B., and Peitgen, H.-O. (2006)
Real-time Illustration of Vascular Structures
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 12(5), pp. 877-884
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Theses

Wagner, S. (2017)
Interaktion mit medizinischen Bilddaten unter sterilen Bedingungen mit Hilfe von Fußgesten
Master Thesis, Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, Faculty of Computer Science, Magdeburg, Germany
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Heinrich, F. (2017)
Augmented-Reality-Visualisierung einer Nadelnavigation im Magnetresonanztomographen
Master Thesis, Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, Faculty of Computer Science, Magdeburg, Germany
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Weiss, S. (2016)
A Mobile Augmented Reality Application to Improve Patient Education in Urology
Master Thesis, Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, Faculty of Computer Science, Magdeburg, Germany
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Kasper D. (2016)
Freihandgesten zur Vermessung medizinischer Strukturen während der Planung und Durchführung von Interventionen
Master Thesis, Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, Faculty of Computer Science, Magdeburg, Germany
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Hettig J. (2015)
Verwendbarkeit von myoelektrischer Gestensteuerung im Operationssaal
Master Thesis, Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, Faculty of Computer Science, Magdeburg, Germany
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