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CT Registration: Experimental Determination of Suited Fiducial Marker Material and Registration Errors

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Maarten M. Arnolli

e-mail: Maarten.Arnolli@demcon.nl

Michel Franken

DEMCON Advanced Mechatronics,
Zutphenstraat 25,
7575 EJ, Oldenzaal, The Netherlands

Dannis M. Brouwer

DEMCON Advanced Mechatronics,
Zutphenstraat 25,
7575 EJ, Oldenzaal, The Netherlands;
Mechanical Automation & Mechatronics,
Faculty of Engineering Technology,
University of Twente,
Horstring Z230,
7500 AE, Enschede, The Netherlands

Manuscript received March 15, 2013; final manuscript received April 24, 2013; published online June 11, 2013. Editor: Arthur G. Erdman.

J. Med. Devices 7(2), 020946 (Jun 11, 2013) (2 pages) Paper No: MED-13-1053; doi: 10.1115/1.4024313 History: Received March 15, 2013; Revised April 24, 2013

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Grahic Jump Location
Fig. 2

Cropped CT images of 10 mm fiducial markers of nine different materials

Grahic Jump Location
Fig. 1

Initial and second frame and fiducial markers placed in a CT scanner at the UMCG



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