Design Principles of an Electromagnetic System for Surgical Instrument Tracking

  • L. Yu. Grunin
  • A. A. RozhentsovEmail author
  • M. Khalimov


Tracking systems for surgical instruments are analyzed. The possibility of using electromagnetic positioning systems is demonstrated. The characteristics required of the control system of field formation and those of the transmitters and receivers are determined. Block diagrams of an electromagnetic tracking system for surgical instruments are presented.



This work was supported by the RF Ministry of Education and Science, project RFMEFI577170254 “An Intraoperational Navigation System for Minimally Invasive Surgery with the Support of Augmented Reality Technology Based on Virtual 3D Models of Organs, Obtained Using the Results from CT Diagnostics.”


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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Yu. Grunin
    • 1
  • A. A. Rozhentsov
    • 1
    Email author
  • M. Khalimov
    • 1
  1. 1.Volga State University of TechnologyYoshkar-OlaRussia

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