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Author Academia Eurasiana Neurochirurgica. Convention (13th : 2005 : Bamberg, Germany)

Title Medical technologies in neurosurgery / edited by C. Nimsky and R. Fahlbusch
Published Wien ; New York : Springer, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 100 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Acta neurochirurgica. Supplement, 0065-1419 ; 98
Acta neurochirurgica. Supplement ; 98. 0065-1419
Contents Front Matter; Bioethics, technology and human dignity: the Roman Catholic viewpoint; Robotics and artificial intelligence: Jewish ethical perspectives; Ethics in the use of new medical technologies for neurosurgery: "Islamic viewpoint"; Shadow of Buddhism and Shintoism in neurosurgical practice in Japan; Current status of medical technology; Uncertainty in diffusion tensor based fibre tracking; Robotics in neurosurgery: which tools for what?; Computer- and robot-aided head surgery; Telecontrolled micromanipulator system (NeuRobot) for minimally invasive neurosurgery
Summary Discusses ethical considerations regarding applications of technologies, as well as varying religious viewpoints concerning this topic. This work offers an overview on the state of medical technologies, which is followed by an example of a typical image processing problem. It also focuses on robotics applications
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Computer-assisted neurosurgery -- Congresses.
Nervous system -- Surgery -- Congresses.
Neurosurgeons -- Professional ethics -- Congresses.
Robotics in medicine -- Congresses.
Neurosurgery -- ethics.
Neurosurgical Procedures.
Surgery, Computer-Assisted.
Genre/Form Congress.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Fahlbusch, Rudolf.
Nimsky, Christopher.
Deutsche Akademie für Neurochirurgie. Konvent (9th : 2005 : Bamberg, Germany)
ISBN 1281140503