Visual tracking of laparoscopic instruments in standard training environments

  • Allen B
  • Kasper F
  • Nataneli G
 et al. 
  • 22

    Readers

    Mendeley users who have this article in their library.
  • 18

    Citations

    Citations of this article.

Abstract

We propose a method for accurately tracking the spatial motion of standard laparoscopic instruments from video. By exploiting the geometric and photometric invariants common to standard FLS training boxes, the method provides robust and accurate tracking of instruments from video. The proposed method requires no modifications to the standard FLS training box, camera or instruments.

Author-supplied keywords

  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Machine vision
  • Surgery training

Get free article suggestions today

Mendeley saves you time finding and organizing research

Sign up here
Already have an account ?Sign in

Find this document

Authors

Cite this document

Choose a citation style from the tabs below

Save time finding and organizing research with Mendeley

Sign up for free