Surgery in our perspective generally requires an operation with a certain size of an incision, leaving wounds, which are painful, require a long time to heal and end up with the formation of scars. Advances in medical procedures and technologies have led to the development of minimally invasive surgical procedures and several imaging tools for diagnosis. Imaging by techniques like e.g. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) has become increasingly important since it provides 3D-information in a non-invasive manner . If possible, in follow-up surgery, a minimally invasive procedure with a small incision is applied because of the time reduction for a wound to heal and of prime importance, to diminish the risk of infection .
|Award date||21 Jan 2016|
|Place of Publication||Enschede|
|Publication status||Published - 21 Jan 2016|