Image Guided Surgery

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the future of medicine

What is Image Guided Surgery (IGS)?

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History Components and Procedure Advantages Neurosurgery

• Books • Internet • Medical Journals

X-ray : discovered in 1913

perfected in the mid to late 1990’s

• two dimensional vs. three dimensional • large incisions

• unnecessary incisions

Global Position Systems (GPS)

Light Emitting Diodes (LED)

Images that are seen during the surgery

• more precision •shorter surgery time •smaller incisions •safer

•more people can receive surgeries •faster recovery

• What medical advances led to IGS • What technologies make up IGS

• Why IGS is better than traditional surgery methods • Surgeries that can use IGS systems

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