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Visual Support for Positioning Hearing Implants

Please always quote using this URN: urn:nbn:de:0297-zib-42495
  • We present a software planning tool that provides intuitive visual feedback for finding suitable positions of hearing implants in the human temporal bone. After an automatic reconstruction of the temporal bone anatomy the tool pre-positions the implant and allows the user to adjust its position interactively with simple 2D dragging and rotation operations on the bone's surface. During this procedure, visual elements like warning labels on the implant or color encoded bone density information on the bone geometry provide guidance for the determination of a suitable fit.
Author:Heiko Ramm, Oscar Salvador Morillo Victoria, Ingo Todt, Hartmut Schirmacher, Arneborg Ernst, Stefan ZachowORCiD, Hans LameckerORCiD
Document Type:ZIB-Report
Tag:bone anchored hearing implant; segmentation; surgery planning; visualization
CCS-Classification:J. Computer Applications
Date of first Publication:2013/09/18
Series (Serial Number):ZIB-Report (13-53)
Published in:appeared in Proceedings of the 12th annual meeting of the CURAC society
Licence (German):License LogoCreative Commons - Namensnennung
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