• 3D ultrasound reconstruction algorithms from analog and digital data 

      Solberg, Ole Vegard; Lindseth, Frank; Bø, Lars Eirik; Muller, Sebastien; Meland, Janne Beate Lervik; Tangen, Geir Arne; Hernes, Toril A. Nagelhus (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2010)
      Freehand 3D ultrasound is increasingly being introduced in the clinic for diagnostics and image-assisted interventions. Various algorithms exist for combining 2D images of regular ultrasound probes to 3D volumes, being ...
    • Accuracy of electromagnetic tracking with a prototype field generator in an interventional OR setting 

      Bø, Lars Eirik; Leira, Håkon Olav; Tangen, Geir Arne; Hofstad, Erlend Fagertun; Amundsen, Tore; Langø, Thomas (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      Purpose: The authors have studied the accuracy and robustness of a prototype electromagnetic window field generator (WFG) in an interventional radiology suite with a robotic C-arm. The overall purpose is the development ...
    • Efficiency of ultrasound training simulators: Method for assessing image realism 

      Bø, Lars Eirik; Gjerald, Sjur Urdson; Brekken, Reidar; Hernes, Toril A. Nagelhus; Tangen, Geir Arne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2010)
      Although ultrasound has become an important imaging modality within several medical professions, the benefit of ultrasound depends to some degree on the skills of the person operating the probe and interpreting the image. ...
    • Electromagnetic Navigation vs Fluoroscopy in Aortic Endovascular Procedures - A Phantom Study 

      Lund, Kjetil (Master thesis, 2016)
      Purpose: To explore the possible benefits of electromagnetic (EM) navigation versus conventional fluoroscopy during abdominal aortic endovascular procedures. Methods: The study was performed on a phantom representing the ...
    • Laboratory test of Single Landmark registration method for ultrasound-based navigation in laparoscopy using an open-source platform 

      Perez de Frutos, Javier; Hofstad, Erlend Fagertun; Solberg, Ole Vegard; Tangen, Geir Arne; Lindseth, Frank; Langø, Thomas; Elle, Ole Jacob; Mårvik, Ronald (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Purpose Test the feasibility of the novel Single Landmark image-to-patient registration method for use in the operating room for future clinical trials. The algorithm is implemented in the open-source platform CustusX, a ...
    • Manually steerable catheter with improved agility 

      Tangen, Geir Arne; Manstad-Hulaas, Frode; Nypan, Erik; Brekken, Reidar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Purpose: A prototype steerable catheter was designed for endovascular procedures. This technical pilot study reports the initial experience using the catheter for cannulation of visceral arteries. Technique: The 7F ...
    • Pulmonologist evaluation on new CT visualization for guidance to lung lesions during bronchoscopy 

      Reynisson, Pall Jens; Leira, Håkon Olav; Langø, Thomas; Tangen, Geir Arne; Hatlen, Peter; Amundsen, Tore; Hofstad, Erlend Fagertun (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Objective: Endoluminal visualization in virtual and video bronchoscopy lacks information about the surrounding structures, and the traditional 2 D axial, coronal and sagittal CT views can be difficult to interpret. To ...
    • Using the CustusX toolkit to create an image guided bronchoscopy application: Fraxinus 

      Bakeng, Janne Beate Lervik; Hofstad, Erlend Fagertun; Solberg, Ole Vegard; Eiesland, Jon Wostryck; Tangen, Geir Arne; Amundsen, Tore; Langø, Thomas; Reinertsen, Ingerid; Selbekk, Tormod; Leira, Håkon Olav (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Purpose The aim of this paper is to show how a specialized planning and guidance application called Fraxinus, can be built on top of the CustusX platform (www.custusx.org), which is an open source image-guided intervention ...