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David Iommi
David Iommi, Dott. Dott.mag.

Center for Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering
Position: PHD Student

david.iommi@meduniwien.ac.at

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Keywords

Image Processing, Computer-Assisted; Image-Guided Biopsy; Surgical Procedures, Minimally Invasive

Research interests

Our goal is the development of a new technology that supports physicians during prostate biopsies. The system enables fully automatic image fusion between pre-interventional hybrid Positron-Emission Tomography (PET) / Magnetic Resonance (MR) images and real-time transrectal ultrasound (TRUS). Without using additional ionizing radiation it will enhance visualization, increase biopsy hit rate and reduce patient discomfort by shortening the duration of the interventional procedure.