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A Versatile Stereotaxic System Based on Cylindrical Co-Ordinates and Using Absolute Measurements

  • J. W. Turner
  • A. Shaw
Conference paper
Part of the Acta Neurochirurgica book series (NEUROCHIRURGICA, volume 21)

Abstract

Stereotaxic instrumentation based on the rectangular co-ordinate system has been very fully developed, but the possible advantages of the cylindrical co-ordinate system (Turner 1972) appear to have been largely overlooked. We have developed such a system, which involves only modest modifications to the established instruments originally devised by Guiot (1958) and Gillingham (1960).

Keywords

Target Point Fourth Ventricle Mechanical Analogue Image Intensifier Anterior Commissure 
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© Springer-Verlag 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. W. Turner
    • 1
    • 2
  • A. Shaw
    • 1
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute of Neurological Sciences and Department of Clinical Physics and Bio-EngineeringGlasgowScotland
  2. 2.Institute of Neurological SciencesSouthern General HospitalScotland
  3. 3.Department of Clinical Physics and Bio-EngineeringGlasgowScotland

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