Automated databasing of tissue consistency parameters using a new tactile sensor technology

R. Stroop, D. Oliva Uribe, J. Wallaschek & U. Sure
Objective: The neurosurgeon's tactile perception in addition to his visual sense is a crucial criterion for intraoperative tissue differentiation. Precise demarcation of brain tumor borders is as essential for patient outcome as it is important for minimizing tumor relapse. Although human tactile[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]