Publications 2016

Refereed Scientific Journals

A Novel Miniature Robotic Guidance Device for Stereotactic Neurosurgical Interventions: Preliminary Experience with the iSYS1 Robot
G. Minchev, G. Kronreif, M. Martínez-Moreno, C. Dorfer, A. Micko, A. Mert, B. Kiesel, G. Widhalm, E. Knosp, S. Wolfsberger
Journal of Neurosurgery. Published online April 22, 2016

Transrectal Ultrasound for Image-guided Adaptive Brachytherapy in Cervix Cancer – An Alternative to MRI for Target Definition?
MP. Schmid, N. Nesvacil, R. Pötter, G. Kronreif, C. Kirisits
J Radiother Oncol. 2016 Feb 23. [Epub ahead of print]

Origins of Surgical Robotics: From Space to the Operating Room
A. Takacs, D.A. Nagy, I. J. Rudas, T. Haidegger
Acta Polytechnica Hungarica. Vol. 13(1), 2016

Mechatronic Assistance for Surgical Applications
G. Kronreif
Acta Polytechnica Hungarica. Vol. 13(1), 2016

Reviewed Scientific Journals

Simultaneous Electromagnetic Tracking and Calibration for Dynamic Field Distortion Compensation
H. Sadjadi, K. Hashtrudi-Zaad, H Xu, G. Fichtinger
IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 63 (8): 1771-1781, Aug. 2016

The importance of volume to cover hands with alcohol-bades handrub on various sizes of hands
W. Zingg, T. Haidegger and D. Pittet
American Journal of Infection Control, (IF: 1.995) vol. 44, pp. 1-4, 2016

Education of Hand Rubbing Technique to prospective Mediacal Staff, Employing UV-Based Digital Imaging Technology
Á. Lehotsky, L. Szilágyi, A. Demeter-Iclánzan, T. Haidegger, G. Wéber
Acta Microbioligica et Immunologica Hungarica, 63 (2), pp. 217-228 (2016)

Hand Coverage by alcohol-based handrub varies: Volume and hand size matter
W. Zingg, T. Haidegger, D. Pittet
American Journal of Infection Control, 2016

Combining transrectal ultrasound and CT for image-guided adaptive brachytherapy of cervical cancer: Proof of concept
N. Nesvacil, M.P. Schmid, R. Pötter, G. Kronreif, C. Kirisits
J Brachytherapy, 2016 Sep 29. pii: S1538-4721(16)30538-4

A novel miniature robotic device for frameless implantation of depth electrodes in refractory epilepsy
C. Dorfer, G. Minchev, T. Czech, H. Stefanits, M. Feucht, E. Pataraia, C. Baumgartner, G. Kronreif, S. Wolfsberger
J Neurosurg, 2016 Aug 5: 1-7

Simultaneous Localization and Calibration for Electromagnetic Tracking Systems
H. Sadjadi, K. Hashtrudi-Zaad, G. Fichtinger
Int J Med Robot, 12(2): 189-98, Jun 2016

Registration of a Statistical Model to Intraoperative Ultrasound for Scaphoid Screw Fixation
E.M. Anas, A. Seitel, A. Rasoulian, P.S. John, T. Ungi, A. Lasso, K. Darras, D. Wilson, V.A. Lessoway, G. Fichtinger, M. Zec, D.R. Pichora, P. Mousavi, R. Rohling, P. Abolmaesumi
Int J Comput Assist Radiol Surg, 11(6): 957-65, Jun 2016

Automatic entry point planning for robotic post-mortem CT-based needle placement
L.C. Ebert, M. Fürst, W. Ptacek, T.D. Ruder, D. Gascho, W. Schweitzer, M.J. Thali, P.M. Flach
Forensic Sci Med Pathol, 2016 Sep;12(3): 336-42

A benchmark facility for guided elastic wave actuation by piezoelectric discs
J. Agbodjan Prince, M. Stojkovic, Z. Djinovic, F. Kohl
Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, Volume 252, 1 December 2016, pg 190–197

Psychophysical Vision Simulation of Diffractive Bifocal and Trifocal Intraocular Lenses
W. Brezna, K. Lux, N. Dragostinoff, Ch. Krutzler, N. Plank, R. Tobisch, A. Boltz, G. Garhöfer, R. Told, K. Witkowska, L. Schmetterer
Journal Translational Vision Science & Technology, October 2016, Vol.5, 13

Open-source Platforms for Navigated Image-guided Interventions
T. Ungi, A. Lasso, G. Fichtinger
J Medical Image Analysis (MedIA), 33:181-186, Oct 2016

Endpoint Accuracy in Manual Control of a Steerable Needle
N.J. van de Berg, J. Dankelman, J.J. van den Dobbelsteen
Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, 28 (2), 276-283, 2016

Can reduction of uncertainties in cervix cancer brachytherapy potentially improve clinical outcome?
N. Nesvacil, K. Tanderup, J.C. Lindegaard, R. Pötter, C. Kirisits
J Radiother Oncol, 2016 Sep;120(3):390-396

A new robotic assistance system for percutaneous CT-guided punctures: Initial experience
S. Groetz,  K. Wilhelm, W. Willinek, C. Pieper, H.  Schild, D. Thomas
J Minim Invasive  Ther Allied Technol., 2016;25(2):79-85

Needs analysis and construction of a simulation mannequin for diagnosing head and neck cancer
A. Boehm, G. Kronreif, V.L. Bernal, A. Machno, A. Dietz, W. Korb
International Journal of Engineering Research & Science (IJOER), Vol-2, Issue-11, Nov 2016, pg 17-26

Scientific Journals

Teachers Kit, Development, Usability and Communities of Modular Robotic Kits for Classroom Education
A. Takac, G. Eigner, L. Kovacs, I.J. Rudas, T. Haidegger
IEEE Robotics & Automation Magazine, 2016

Reviewed Conference Papers

Reaction force and surface deformation estimation based on heuristic tissue models
Á. Takács, T. Haidegger and I. J. Rudas
Proc. of the IEEE 14th  Intl. Symposium On Applied Machine Intelligence and Informatics (SAMI) Herlány, 2016

Conclusive results of a multi-center hand hygiene technique assessment study
Á. Lehotsky, L. Szilágyi, M. Langgartner, C. Lindtner, Gy. Wéber and T. Haidegger
Proc. of the 16th Congress of the Intl. Federation of Infection Control (IFIC), Vienna, 2016

In the footprint of Semmelweis: a multi-institutional study on the efficacy of hand rubbing
T. Haidegger, Á. Lehotsky, P. Róna, P. Szerémy, L. Szilágyi and G. Wéber
Proc. of the 43rd Annual Conference of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) Charlotte, NC, 2016

Design of a low-cost simulator for the ecaluation of surgical skills during lparoscopic radical prostatectomy
S. Barcza, D.Á. Nagy, T. Garamvölgyi and T. Haidegger
Proc. of the Triangle Symposium of the Poland-Hungay-Japan Surgical Society, 2016

Modelling and Control Framework for Robotic Telesurgery
R. Elek, D.Á. Nagy, I. Rudas and T. Haidegger
Proc. of the 6th Joint Workshop on New Technologies for Computer/Robot Assisted Surgery – CRAS, Verona, 2016

Safety and Feasibility Study for Real-time Electromagnetic Navigation in Breast-conserving Surgery
G. Gauvin, T. Ungi, A. Lasso, R. Walker, J.F. Rudan, G. Fichtinger, C.J. Engel
International Journal of CARS, 2016

A Low-cost System for Image-guided Computer-navigated Pericardiocentesis Training
V. Harish, A. Baksh, T. Ungi, R. Pal, G. Fichtinger
International Journal of CARS, 2016

Requirement and design of safe medical device software architecture
G. Kronreif, M. Kozlovszky, E. Jósvai, K. Batbayar
Proc. of the 6th Joint Workshop on New Technologies for Computer/Robot Assisted Surgery – CRAS, Verona, 2016

Medical Robotics – State-of-the-Art and Future Trends
G. Kronreif
Proc of the 20th IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Engineering Systems – INES2016, Budapest, 2016

A Comparision of Different Light Sources for Use in Fiber Optic Interferometric Sensors
M. Tomic, Z. Djinovic
IcETRAN2016 internationale Konferenz, Zlatibor, Serbia, 2016

Preliminary Investigations on the Applicability of the Fixed Point Transformations-Based Adaptive Control for Time-Delayed Systems
B. Scanadi, T. Haidegger, H. Redjimi, J. K. Tar
Proc of the 20th IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Engineering Systems – INES2016, Budapest, 2016

Nonlinear Soft Tissue Mechanics Based on Polytopic Tensor Product Modeling
Á. Takács, T. Haidegger, P. Galambos, J. Kuti, I.J. Rudas
Proc. of the IEEE 14th  Intl. Symposium On Applied Machine Intelligence and Informatics (SAMI) Herlány, 2016

Feature extraction based automated camera motion for surgical endoscopy support
R. Elek, D.A. Nagy, .I Rudas, T. Haidegger
Proc. of the 6th Joint Workshop on New Technologies for Computer/Robot Assisted Surgery (CRAS), Pisa, 2016

Polytopic Model Based Interaction Control for Soft Tissue Manipulation
A. Takacs, J. Kuti, T. Haidegger, P. Galambos, I. Rudas
Proc of 2016 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Conference Proceedings: SMC 2016. Budapest, 2016

Recent Trends in Automating Robotic Surgery
R. Elek, T. D. Nagy, D. A. Nagy, G. Kronreif, I. J. Rudas, T. Haidegger
Proc of the 20th IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Engineering Systems – INES2016, Budapest, 2016

Robotic post-mortem CT-based needle placement with enhanced entry point planning algorithm
W. Ptacek, L.C. Ebert, M. Fuerst, D. Gascho, M.J. Thali, G. Kronreif
Abstract book, SMIT 2016, 2016

Design of a compact rotational stepper for brachytherapy
F. Jelinek, G. Kronreif, C. van de Wardt
Abstract book, SMIT 2016, 2016

Image-guided adaptive brachytherapy of cervical cancer – workflow for transrectal ultrasound and optical tracking
F. Jelinek, G. Kronreif, N. Nesvacil, M.P. Schmid, C. Kirisits, C. van de Wardt
Abstract book, SMIT 2016, 2016

Thumb-controlled handgrip alternative for DragonFlex
F. Jelínek, P. Veldhoven, P. Breedveld
Abstract book, SMIT 2016, 2016

Medical device software risk assessment using FMEA and fuzzy linguistic approach: Case study
K. Batbayar, M. Takács and M. Kozlovszky
Proc 2016 IEEE 11th International Symposium on Applied Computational Intelligence and Informatics (SACI 2016), 2016

Robotically assisted ureteroscopy for kidney exploration
H.F. Talari, R. Monfaredi, E. Wilson, E. Blum, C. Bayne, C. Peters, A. Zhang, K. Cleary
Proc. SPIE 10135, Medical Imaging 2017: Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling, 2016

Increasing ROS 1.x communication security for medical surgery robot
R. Dóczi, F. Kis, B.Süto, V. Poser, G. Kronreif, E. Josvai, M. Kozlovszky
Proc 2016 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC 2016), 2016

Conference Papers

Sehsimulator
W. Brezna
Nordblick Augenklinik Bellevue Seacongress, Mai 2016

Conclusive results of a multi-center hand hygiene technique assessment study
A. Lehotsky, L. Szilagyi, M. Langgartner, C. Lindtner, Gy. Weber and T. Haidegger
16th Congress of the Intl. Federation of Infection Control (IFIC), Wien, 2016

In the footprints of Semmelweis: a multi-institutional study on the efficacy of hand rubbing
T. Haidegger, A. Lehotsky, P. Rona, P. Szeremy, L. Szilagyi and Gy. Weber
16th Congress of the Intl. Federation of Infection Control (IFIC), Wien

Feature extraction based automated camera motion for surgical endoscopy support
R. Elek, D. A. Nagy, I. Rudas and T. Haidegger
6th Joint Workshop on New Technologies for Computer/Robot Assisted Surgery (CRAS), Verona

The Learning Curve in Hand Hygiene Technique—A Multi-Institutional Study
T. Haidegger, A. Lehotsky, Sz. Bansaghi, P. Sraud, P. Rona, P. Szeremy and L. Szilagyi
Federation of Infection Societies Annual Conf. and the 10th Healthcare Infection Society Intl. Conf. (FIS/HIS), Edinburgh, 2016

Other Publications

How to clean hands (in Hungarian)
T. Haidegger, G.S. Virk, P. Barattini, E.L. Secco, P. Galambos
Természet Világa, 2016



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