Computer Assisted Surgery

Computer assisted surgery (CAS) represents a surgical concept and set of methods, that use computer technology for presurgical planning, and for guiding or performing surgical interventions. CAS is also known as computer aided surgery, computer assisted intervention, image guided surgery and surgical navigation, but these terms that are more or less synonyms with CAS. CAS has been a lead in factor for the development of robotic surgery.

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Famous quotes containing the words surgery, computer and/or assisted:

    Ever since surgery began, man’s destiny has been to suffer, in order that he might be cured. And no one can change that, gentlemen.
    —Jean Scott Rogers. Robert Day. Mr. Blount (Frank Pettingell)

    What, then, is the basic difference between today’s computer and an intelligent being? It is that the computer can be made to see but not to perceive. What matters here is not that the computer is without consciousness but that thus far it is incapable of the spontaneous grasp of pattern—a capacity essential to perception and intelligence.
    Rudolf Arnheim (b. 1904)

    We are thus assisted by natural objects in the expression of particular meanings. But how great a language to convey such pepper-corn informations!
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)