30Jan

Endoscopic Procedures using Intravenous OCT

By R. A. / 30/01/2020 / RSIP Vision Learns / No Comments

While ultrasound imaging cannot be replaced, adding Intravenous OCT to endoscopy procedures significantly improves image resolution and increases the ability to detect plaque and segment it. Intravenous Optical Coherence Tomography (IVOCT) is a catheter-based medical procedure which uses a near i...

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30Jan

Using AI technologies to Analyse Intravenous Ultrasound Images

By R. A. / 30/01/2020 / RSIP Vision Learns / No Comments

While the low-resolution IVUS present its challenges, by adding AI to the we can easily overcome this issue, and improve the analysis of blood vessels interior parts for a better clinical outcome. Background Most endoscopic procedures rely on conventional 2D image sensors for navigation, diagnosi...

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20Jan

Surgical Instrument Segmentation

By R. A. / 20/01/2020 / RSIP Vision Learns / No Comments

Using computer vision to identify tools being employed at different stages of a procedure is not only another step toward robotic surgery, it’s a simple, yet very useful tool to streamline and safeguard the surgical process. Surgical instrument (tool) segmentation and classification is a computer...

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12Jan

AI based Surgical Workflow Analysis, another big step towards the future of robotic surgery

By R. A. / 12/01/2020 / RSIP Vision Learns / No Comments

AI and computer vision technologies can significantly improve the quality of surgical procedures by providing tools that help analyze and monitor certain parts of the surgical workflow. Surgical Workflow Analysis and Surgical Instrument Detection are two good examples of applications that lay the...

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1Jan

Challenges and AI Solutions for Endoscopy

By R. A. / 01/01/2020 / RSIP Vision Learns / No Comments

As endoscopic and microscopic image processing, and surgical vision are evolving as necessary tools for computer assisted interventions (CAI), researchers have recognized the need for common datasets for consistent evaluation and benchmarking of algorithms against each other. The Endoscope Vision...

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