First clinical application of intraoperative Vertebral Body Tracking (iVEBOT) for spatial correction in spinal navigation and robotics

S. Mularski, T. Picht, P. Vajkoczy, T. Kombos & O. Suess
Objective: Image guided surgery (IGS) is commonly accepted and used in cranial neurosurgery. In spinal surgery the role of IGS is still under discussion, as most systems do not account for intraoperative movements of the spine. Even after an intraoperative update of the co-registration, forces acting[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]