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Surgery, Computer-Assisted

"Surgery, Computer-Assisted" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Surgical procedures conducted with the aid of computers. This is most frequently used in orthopedic and laparoscopic surgery for implant placement and instrument guidance. Image-guided surgery interactively combines prior CT scans or MRI images with real-time video.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Surgery, Computer-Assisted" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Surgery, Computer-Assisted" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 595 publications over 21 distinct years, with a maximum of 66 publications in 2013
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.