Image Analysis and AI in Diagnostic ERCP

By R. A. / 07/02/2021 / RSIP Vision Learns / No Comments

Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is an imaging modality used for diagnosis and treatment of pathologies in the pancreatico-biliary system. Recent developments in the field of medical image analysis and artificial intelligence (AI) can be used to improve ERCP procedural outcom...

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AI for Gastric Cancer Detection

By R. A. / 23/02/2020 / RSIP Vision Learns / No Comments

Upper gastrointestinal cancers, including esophageal cancer and gastric cancer, are among the most common cancers worldwide. However, a lack of endoscopists with colonoscopy skills has been identified and solutions are critically needed. The development of a real-time robust detection system for ...

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Real time SLAM in Endoscopy Applications

By R. A. / 20/02/2020 / RSIP Vision Learns / No Comments

Robotic surgery requires extreme precision due to its small scale and the vulnerable organs such procedures usually target. To be able to get this precision many devices use magnetic or radio based external sensors in order to calculate the endoscope location in the patient’s body. However,...

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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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Using AI to Analyse Intravenous Ultrasound Images

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

While the low-resolution Intravenous Ultrasound (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...

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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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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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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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