Advances in Robotics and Virtual Reality by Hao Su, Gregory A. Cole, Gregory S. Fischer (auth.), Tauseef

By Hao Su, Gregory A. Cole, Gregory S. Fischer (auth.), Tauseef Gulrez, Aboul Ella Hassanien (eds.)

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A 110 mm, fluid-filled spherical MR phantom was placed in the isocenter and the robot placed such that the tip was at a distance of 120 mm from the center of the phantom (a representative depth from perineum to prostate), as shown in Fig. 4(right). For the pneumatic robot, the phantom was imaged using four standard prostate imaging protocols: 1) T1W FFE: T1 weighted fast field 24 H. A. S. Fischer Table 1. 4 ms 188 ms Flip Ang Bandwidth 75o 90o 50o 90o 751 158 217 745 Hz/pixel Hz/pixel Hz/pixel Hz/pixel gradient echo; 2) T2W TSE: T2 weighted turbo spin echo; 3) TFE (FGRE): “real-time” turbo field gradient echo.

13 shows images of the prostate of a volunteer placed in the scanner bore on the leg rest. With the robot operational, there is no visually identifiable loss in image quality of the prostate. 2 MR Compatibility of Pneumatic Actuated Needle Placement Robot As can be seen in Fig. 13, the motors and encoders provide very small visually identifiable interference with the operation of the scanner. Fig. 15 depicts one slice of the tracking fiducial frame which provides the full position information of the robot.

Fig. 13 shows images of the prostate of a volunteer placed in the scanner bore on the leg rest. With the robot operational, there is no visually identifiable loss in image quality of the prostate. 2 MR Compatibility of Pneumatic Actuated Needle Placement Robot As can be seen in Fig. 13, the motors and encoders provide very small visually identifiable interference with the operation of the scanner. Fig. 15 depicts one slice of the tracking fiducial frame which provides the full position information of the robot.

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