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A system utilizing computed tomography (CT) as for surgery. A CT scanner provides data representative of or slices taken through a body member. Display apparatus reveals the slices. A reference apparatus (frame) affixed to the body, operates in conjunction with the scanner and the display apparatus. The frame includes: structure for affixation to the body, holder means for guiding the therapeutic instrument, and structure for providing reference indications. The system further includes a data processing structure and control means for transforming data between frame coordinates and slice coordinates.

Title
System using computed tomography as for selective body treatment
Application Number
70571
Publication Number
4608977
Application Date
December 20, 1982
Publication Date
September 2, 1986
Inventor
Russell A Brown
2826 South 2420 East, Salt Lake City, 84109
UT, US
Agent
Nilsson Robbins Dalgarn Berliner Carson & Wurst
IPC
A61B 17/00
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