A feasibility study of optical flow-based navigation during colonoscopy

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    Abstract

    In this study, it was shown that using the optical flow and the focus of expansion, obtained from the monocular camera at the beginning of a colonoscope, (semi-)automated steering of flexible endoscopes might become possible. This automation might help to increase colonoscopy efficiency, but is also applicable in other areas.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)S235-S235
    JournalInternational journal of computer assisted radiology and surgery
    Volume7
    Issue numberSuppl. 1
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Jun 2012
    Event26th International Congress and Exhibition on Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery, CARS 2012 - Pisa, Italy
    Duration: 27 Jun 201230 Jun 2012
    Conference number: 26

    Keywords

    • Colon cancer screening
    • Colonoscopy
    • Computer vision
    • 22/4 OA procedure

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