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International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery

International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery

A journal for interdisciplinary research, development and applications of image guided diagnosis and therapy

Editor-in-Chief: Heinz U. Lemke

ISSN: 1861-6410 (print version)
ISSN: 1861-6429 (electronic version)

Journal no. 11548

H.U. Lemke, Berlin, Germany

Managing Editor (Editorial Office)
Franziska Schweikert, Küssaberg, Germany

Deputy Editors

Leonard Berliner, MD
New York Methodist Hospital, Brooklyn, NY (USA)

Davide Caramella, MD
University of Pisa (I)

Kevin Cleary, PhD
Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC (USA)

Andreas Dietz, MD
University Hospital Leipzig (D)

Randy E. Ellis, PhD
Kingston, Ontario (CDN)

Volkmar Falk, MD
German Heart Institute Berlin (D)

Allan G. Farman, PhD, DSc
Chicago, IL (USA)

Hubertus Feussner, MD
Klinikum rechts der Isar of TUM, Munich (D)

Gabor Fichtinger, PhD
Queen's University, Kingston, ON (CDN)

Bernard Gibaud, PhD
University of Rennes (F)

Lixu Gu, PhD
Shanghai Jiaotong University (CHN)

Makoto Hashizume, MD, PhD, FACS
Kyushu University, Fukuoka (J)

Pierre Jannin, PhD
University of Rennes (F)

Leo Joskowicz, PhD
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (IL)

Brent J. Liu
University of California, Los Angeles (USA)

Kensaku Mori, PhD
Nagoya University (J)

Nassir Navab, PhD
Technical University Munich, Garching (D)

Jasper Nijkamp, PhD
Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam (NL)

Terry M. Peters, PhD

Robarts Research Institute, London, ON (CDN)

Osman M. Ratib, MD, PhD
University Hospital of Geneva (CH)

Achim Schweikard, PhD
University of Lubeck (D)

Ramin Shahidi, PhD
Stanford University Medical Center (USA)

Stefanie Speidel, PhD
NCT, University of Dresden (D)

Danail Stoyanov, PhD

University College London (UK)

Russell H. Taylor, PhD
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD (USA)

Stefan Weber, PhD
University of Berne (CH)

Hiroyuki Yoshida, PhD
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA (USA)


Editorial Board

Christos Angelopoulos, U.S.A.

Dirk Beyersdorff, Germany

Silvio Diego Bianchi, Italy

Ulrich Bick, Germany

Marco Caversaccio, Switzerland

Xiaojun Chen , P.R. of China

Elena De Momi, Italy

Stefano Diciotti, Italy

Kunio Doi, U.S.A.

Rudolf Fahlbusch, Germany

Nils Daniel Forkert, Canada

Matthew T. Freedman, U.S.A.

Moti Freiman, U.S.A.

Wolfgang Freysinger, Austria

Tamás Haidegger, Hungary

Stefan Haßfeld, Germany

Yoshihiko Hayakawa, Japan

Kenneth R. Hoffmann, U.S.A.

Alexander Horsch, Germany

Branislav Jaramaz, U.S.A.

Shantanu H. Joshi, U.S.A.

Ron Kikinis, U.S.A.

Taichi Kin, Japan

Cornelia Kober, Germany

Pablo Lamata de la Orden, Spain

J. Thomas Lambrecht, Switzerland

Qingi Li, P.R. of China

Anderson Maciel, Brazil

Jacques Marescaux, France

Hans-Peter Meinzer, Germany

Jürgen Meixensberger, Germany

Filippo Molinari, Italy

Parvin Mousavi, Canada

Thomas Neumuth, Germany

Wiro J. Niessen, The Netherlands

Wieslaw L. Nowinski, Singapore

Yoshito Otake, Japan

Heinz-Otto Peitgen, Germany

Andrea Pietrabissa, Italy

Andreas Pommert, Germany

Klaus Radermacher, Germany

Christian Raftopoulos, Belgium

Daniel Ruijters, The Netherlands

Ichiro Sakuma, Japan

Warren S. Sandberg, U.S.A.

Yoshinobu Sato, Japan

Jörg Schipper, Germany

Rainer Schubert, Austria

Steffen Schumann, Switzerland

Reuben R. Shamir, U.S.A.

Akinobu Shimizu, Japan

Ulrich Stöckle, Germany

Geert J. Streekstra, The Netherlands

Nobuhiko Sugano, Japan

Shin-ichi Tamura, Japan

Thorsten Tjardes, Germany

Andrew E. Todd-Pokropek, United Kingdom

Klaus D. Toennies, Germany

Junichi Tokuda, U.S.A.

Tamas Ungi, Canada

Theo van Walsum, The Netherlands

Andreas Wahle, U.S.A.

Gerlig Widmann, Austria

Ziv Yaniv, U.S.A.

Guoyan Zheng, Switzerland

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  • Aims and Scope

    Aims and Scope


    The International Journal for Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery (IJCARS) is a peer-reviewed journal to provide a platform closing the gap between medical and technical disciplines and to encourage interdisciplinary research and development activities in an international environment.

    The focus of the journal is on R&D areas relating to digital imaging methods and computer-assisted diagnostic and therapeutic workflows that match and enhance the skill levels of health care professionals.

    IJCARS invites submissions on topics in information sciences, ICT, and mechatronic systems design as well as clinical application fields such as:

    • Medical imaging, e.g. CT, MR, US, SPECT, PET, DR, molecular imaging, and virtual endoscopy
    • Image processing and display
    • 3D, 4D, and 5D imaging
    • Hospital-wide PACS and telemedicine
    • Computer applications for e.g. neurosurgery, head and neck, orthopaedics, ear nose and throat, cardiovascular and thoracoabdominal surgery, and plastic/reconstructive surgery
    • Image-guided therapy
    • Surgical robotics and instrumentation
    • Surgical navigation
    • 3D modeling and rapid prototyping
    • Postoperative result assessment
    • Surgical education and training
    • Haptics and multimodal devices in medical applications
    • Methods of validation and verification
    • CAD for breast, prostate, chest, colon, skeletal, liver, brain, and vascular imaging
    • Cranial and maxillofacial image-guided surgery
    • Surgical workflow
    • Surgical DICOM and IHE
    • Digital operating room

    IJCARS will present results from these fields in original papers, review articles, short communications and commentaries.

    To increase the value of health care for the general populace, one focus of IJCARS is on providing information on new diagnostic and therapeutic processes which are facilitated by CARS. This includes providers' experiences, patient outcomes, economic and ethical considerations, and scientific/medical validation results. It is expected that the resulting awareness by users and providers will accelerate the acceptance of CARS-supported procedures in clinical practice.

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