Experiences and future aspects of neuronavigation

  • W. Pfisterer
  • E. Knosp


Ships have arrived at their destination harbours before GPS and intracranial lesions have been operated before neuronavigation systems. The question is: Do we need navigation for intracranial procedures and did it have a major impact in the development of neurosurgical techniques? Technological advances in imaging and computerized systems have improved accuracy. The result is that for both — ships and patients — the journey became safe.


Light Emit Diode Root Mean Square Bone Flap Registration Accuracy Brain Shift 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. Pfisterer
    • 1
  • E. Knosp
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryDanube HospitalViennaAustria

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