Intraoperative Ultrasound Calibration for Prostate Cancer Brachytherapy

Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in North American men. Brachytherapy, applied in about 55,000 cases annually in North America, entails the permanent implantation of radioactive sources into the prostate, under real-time ultrasound image guidance. Brachytherapy systems require careful calibration to ensure the correct spatial relationship between the implant needles and the ultrasound […]

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