References

Theses

The following PhD, Master and Bachelor theses are/were authored at the competence center ACMIT and/or its scientific and company partners.

O. Aryeetey (in progress), “Development of 3D Printable Tissue-Mimicking Meta-Materials for Functional Anatomical Models”

K.-M. Assel (in progress), “Synthesis of the Automatic Control System for Moving of a Robot Manipulator for 3D Scanning of Objects with Complex Geometric Shape”

S. Azizian (in progress), “Sensing Tumor Margins during Resection”

Sz. Bánsághi (in progress), “New Methods to Support Infection Control”

R. Elek (in progress), “Surgical Skill Assessment in Robotic Surgery”

R. Hayajneh (in progress), “Al-Based Vision Enhancement in Minimally Invasive Surgery”

L. Jaksa (in progress), “Development of an Additive Manufacturing System for Manufacturing Tissue-Mimicking Materials“

S. Jordan (in progress), “Deep Learning Methods in Medical Robotics“

A. Kocsis (in progress), “Immune-Regulatory Capacity of Mesenchymal Stem Cells”

H. Marton (in progress), “In Vitro Investigation of Lesions Created during Radiofrequency Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation”

K. Móga (in progress), “VR/AR/MR Enhanced Non-Technical Support in Surgery”

D. Nagy (in progress), “Surgical Data Science in Medical Robotics”

T. Nagy (in progress), “Surgical Subtask Automation with Robotic Solutions”

B. Takács (in progress), “Collaborative Robot Control for Medical Applications”

K. Takács (in progress), “Advanced Control Modalities for Robot Assited Telesurgery”

T. Vaughan (in progress), “Computational Methods for Breast Cancer Surgery and Brachytherapy Guidance”

C. Voniatis (in progress), ”Meshes in Abdominal Hernia Treatment”

S. Estermann (2021), “Replicating Liver Tissue in Terms of Mechanical Properties for Anatomical Models”

S. Hatamikia (2021), “Patient Specific Source-Detector Trajectory Optimization for Cone Beam Computed Tomography“

F. Jelínek (2015), “Steering and Harvesting Technology for Minimally Invasive Biopsy”

D. Puchberger (2015), “Novel Sensor System for Integrated Wound Monitoring Methods”

T. Haidegger (2011), “Theory and Method to Enhance Computer-Integrated Surgical Systems”

M. Asselin (in progress), “A Flexible Engine for Automatic Inverse Planning of Abdominal Locoregional Therapies“

C. Barr (in progress), “Development of Spatial Tracking Technologies for Computer-Assisted Interventions”

Z. M. C. Baum (in progress), “Augmented Reality Training Platform for Placement of Neurosurgical Burr Holes“

L. Connolly (in progress), “Robot-Assisted Breast Conserving Surgery”

A. Czeh (in progress), “Image-Guided Needle Insertion Platform Design“

D. van Duijn (in progress), “A Steerable Stylet for the Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt Procedure“

R. J. Hisey (in progress), “Computer-Assisted Workflow Recognition for Central Venous Catheterization“

D. Horak (in progress), “Digitale Herstellung von Teilprothesen durch Additive Herstellungsmethoden“

M. Kallay (in progress), “Laparoscopic Phantom Development for Renal Surgeries“

F. Kor (in progress), “The Design of an Anthropomorphic Head Phantom for Neurosurgical Planning, Education and Training“

S. Maschke (in progress), “Challenging the Osseous Component of Sphenoorbital Meningiomas – The Influence of Multimodal Neuronavigation on Extent of Resection“

C. Molnar (in progress), “Visual Servoing for the Da Vinci System“

E. Repetti (in progress), “Design and Develop a 3D Printed Medical Phantom Able to Replicate Lungs and Bronchial Tree Geometrical and Mechanical Characteristics as Human Tissue“

E. Sahetmyradov (in progress), “Synchronization of the DVRK with the FRS Dome“

A. Schonewille (in progress), “Tracked 3D Ultrasound Navigated Abdominal Biopsy Procedure with Registered Tomographic Scans”

N. Ukhrenkov (in progress), “Development of a Human–Machine Interface and Simulation Environment within the Da Vinci Research Kit“

G. M. Underwood (in progress), “Development of a Computational Treatment Planning System for Radiofrequency Ablation of Vertrebral Metastases“

C. van Gent (in progress), “The Integration of Diffuse Reflectance Spectroscopy into the Electrosurgical Knife: Clarifying and Preventing Diffuse Reflectance Spectroscopy Signal Deterioration“

T. Van Nguyen (in progress), “Safety Aspects of Human-Robot Interaction“

P. Vezse (in progress), “Development of Fluorescent Marked Biocid Compounds for Hand Disinfection“

A. Volbeda (in progress), “Towards Real-Time Identification of Brain Tumors by Integrating Diffuse Reflectance Spectroscopy in a Neurosurgical Instrument“

N. de Vries (in progress), “Development of a ‘Smart Surgical Instrument’: Assessing the Feasibility of Ultrasound Integration into an Ultrasonic Scalpel“

J. Wesseling (in progress), “Developing an Independently Executable Simulation Training for ERCP“

R. Doczi (2021), “Realizing of a Complete Software Architecture for Eye Surgery Robots“

M. Exenberger (2021), “Digitaler Workflow für Vollständig Geführte Implantationen mit In-House Gefertigten Borschablonen (Pilotstudie)“

I. van Heijningen (2021), “Development of a Novel Non-Invasive Expandable Knee Prothesis“

R. Kolonics (2021), “Montage und Zentrierung Asphärischer Linsen“

R. Boedhoe (2020), “Range of Motion Assessment during Total Hip Arthroplasty”

H. Cherni (2020), “Cyber Security in Medical Robotics“

F. Fessel (2020), “Präzision von 3D-gedruckten Zahnmodellen unter Anwendung Unterschiedlicher Fertigungstechnologien“

G. Lajko (2020), “Endoscopic Image-Based Skill Assessment in Robot-Assisted Minimally Invasive Surgery”

M. M. Nobel (2020), “The Design of a Manually Operated Compliant Mechanism Steerable Needle for High Dose-Rate Brachytherapy of the Prostate”

E. Veldman (2020), “Design and Development of a Prostate Phantom Model to Mechanically Mimic Human Tissue”

N. Zhang (2020), “Three-Axis Force-Sensing Hip Implant for Soft Tissue Tension Assessment during Total Hip Arthroplasty”

E. Cakar (2019), “A Chaos-Based Signal Masking Application Using Liu System“

L. Jaksa (2019), “Evaluation of a Ceramic 3D Printing Technology Considering Medical Applications“

I. Nigicser (2019), “Rapidly Deployable Structures for Tissue Retraction“

B. Sagmeister (2019), “Test System for a Dynamic Ligament Balancing Sensorplate”

P. Suti (2019), “Hand Modeling and Image Segmentation with Real-time Algorithms”

K. Takacs (2019), “Fundamentals of Robotic Laparoscopic Surgery“

M. Bordeus (2018), “Berechnungsmodell der Bandsynapsen der Bipolarzellen in der Retina“

B. Kocsis (2018), “Volumetric Visualization of Vessel Structure Gained from Infra or Thermal Images Coupled with (3D) CT, MRI“

N. Loschko (2018), “Untersuchung über die Wirkung Verschiedener Intraokularlinsen auf den Seheindruck unter Verwendung des IOL Simulators“

V. Sári (2018), “Objective Methods to Compare Hand Hygiene Assessment Tools“

Cs. Urban (2018), “Virtual Ultrasound Trainer Development”

K. Knopp (2017), “Microsurgical Performance under Stress: A NeuroTouch Simulator Study”

Z. Pintér (2017), “Intellectual Property Protection for Novel Medtech Devices“

L. Oberleitener (2017), “Eine Pilotstudie zur Erforschung der Auswirkungen Verschiedener IOL Designs in Subjektiven 2D und 3D Szenarien“

S. Ambardekar (2016), “Multifunctional Instrument for Intracranial Neurosurgery”

Sz. Barcza (2016), “Automating Laparoscopic Camera Handling”

R. Elek (2016), “Image-Based Camera Control for Surgical Robotic Interventions”

S. Jordan (2016), “Surgical Robot Navigation and Control”

E. Kámán (2016), “Hand Model Fitting and Segmentation Validation”

S. Seetharaman (2016), “New Software Interface for Robot-Assisted Needle Placement in Neurosurgery”

S. Kumar (2015), “Implementation of an Integrated Document Management System at ACMIT and Croma Pharma”

D. Nagy (2015), “An Automatic Method for Camera Positioning During Laparoscopic Surgery”

R. Vörös (2015), “Robotic Technology in Head and Neck Surgery”

C. Nepel (2014), “Übersichtsarbeit zum Thema Posttraumatische und Antiinflammatorische Kryotherapie“

H. Pock (2014), “Entwicklung eines Regelkreises auf Basis des Pelletier Effektes für Partielle Körperkühlung”

S. Bansaghi (2013), “Risk Perception on Hand Hygiene”

V. Godri (2013), “Validating a Laparoscopic Trainer”

T. Mayer (2013), “Evaluation of the Axial Shift of an Intraocular Lens Using a Capsular Bag Mechanical Model”

N. Plank (2013), “Automatisierung eines Optischen Messaufbaus zur Charakterisierung von Intraokularlinsen”

G. Fenyvesi (2012), “Susceptibility of Intra-operative Electromagentic Tracking Systems”

A. Hahnekamp (2012), “Automatisierte Erkennung und Manipulation von Medizinischen Textilien”

M. Nagy (2012), “Automation of Hand Washing Control”

T. Neugebauer (2012), “Integration einer Längenmessvorrichtung in eine Chirurgische Bohrmaschine”

V. Reisenbauer (2012), “Hochdruck Wasserstrahl Bearbeitung – Technische und Kaufmännische Bewertung”

M. Fegerl (2011), “Modular Control System for Medical Robotics – Design and Implementation”

M. Krenn (2011), “Usability Conform Scenario Configurator for a Therapeutic Robot System”

A. Lehotsky (2011), “Developing a Hand Hygiene Control System”

P. Steiger (2011), “Dynamische Analyse eines Segmentierten Antriebsstranges für Gekrümmte Chirurgische Instrumente”

S. Anchlia (in progress), “Processing of 3D Point Clouds in Robot-Assisted Surgery”

D. El Saig (in progress), “Software Development for Robot-Assisted Surgical Skill Assessment”

D. Hazra (in progress), “Development of Computer Vision Algorithms for Robot Assisted Surgery”

B. Nadasdy (in progress), “Image Processing Algorithms on RGB-D Camera Stream to Support Surgical Subtask Automation”

B. Ott (in progress), “Object Detection Algorithms on RGB-D Camera Stream in Surgical Environment”

D. Papp (in progress), “Image-Based Surgical Skill Assessment”

C. Reisinger (in progress), “Nadelpositionierung zur Gewebeprobenentnahme mit einem Kollaborativen Roboter“

R. Zs. Szabo (in progress), “Control of a Collaborative Robot for Medical Sonography”

B. Supper (2021), “Image-Based Automated Non-Technical Skill Assessment in Robotic Surgery”

G. Benko (2020), “Development of Modular Vision System for Endoscopic Surgical Interventions”

M. Markoczy (2019), “Reducing HAI with Technology”

L. Gorbay-Nagy (2019), “Large Scale Objective Hand Hygiene Assessment”

M. Racz (2019), “Image-Based Camera Control during Robotic Surgery”

M. Rendes (2019), “Point Cloud Based Surface Estimation for Radiosurgery Treatment”

G. Tóth (2019), “Image-Based Camera Control for Robotic Surgery”

R. Kolonics (2018), “Entwicklung eines 3D-Druckverfahrens für Künstliche Gewebe aus Silikon”

L. Jaksa (2017), “Force Feedback Unit Design for a Laparoscopic Surgical Simulator”

M. Katana (2014), “Development of a Handheld Tool for Optimized Needle Insertion for Cervix Cancer Treatment”

H. Pock (2014), “Entwicklung eines Regelkreises auf Basis des Peltier-Effektes für par Partielle Körperkühlung”

R. Nagl (2013), “Concentration-, Wavelength- and Temperature- dependent Determination of the Refractive Index of Saline Solutions”

E. Rank (2013), “Construction of a Mechanical Eye Model for Evaluation of Physiological and Physical Optical Quality Criteria of Intraocular Lenses”

P. Schattovich (2013), “Wireless Control of a Microrobot-prototype for Robotic Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery”

S. Schulz (2012), “Entwicklung eines Mikrocontrolleralgorithmus zur Charakterisierung von Gasen und deren Konzentration”

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Projects

Launched Medical Devices with Relevant ACMIT Contribution

©Hinterramskogler/ACMIT Gmbh
Application-Oriented Models

ACMIT Gmbh

Description

  • manufacturing of application-oriented anatomical models
  • models to support medical device development and for training of clinicians
  • reduction of cadaver tests

©Myeloma Registry
Austrian Myeloma Registry (AMR)

Partner: Oncotyrol – Center for Personalized Cancer Medicine GmbH
ACMIT contribution: Software development.

Description

  • individually developed web-based software with the highest data protection
  • clinical management of myeloma patients
  • evaluation of disease course, adverse reactions in individual patients populations
  • tool for reviewing guidelines, clinical trials and pharmacoeconomic conditions

©Bloom Diagnostics AG, Bloom Diagnostics GmbH
Bloom System

Legal manufacturer: Bloom Diagnostics AG, Zurich
Bloom Diagnostics GmbH, Vienna
ACMIT contribution: Usability engineering

Description

  • smart system combines laboratory technology with personalized analysis
  • detection of blood markers in a few minutes
  • recorded and evaluated health information in the Bloom App
  • personalized health report containing individual analysis and actionable information
  • new biomarkers are added continuously
  • highest standards for data security

©blausen
CHES-Software and Patient Reported Outcome (PRO)

Partner: Evaluation Software Development GmbH
ACMIT contribution: Software development.

Description

  • computer-based evaluation of oncological treatments and their impact on the quality of life
  • PRO database via patient collected questionnaire
  • therapy optimization with the estimation of psychooncological needs

©EMTensor, Inc.
EMTensor BrainScanner

Legal manufacturer: EMTensor, Inc.
ACMIT contribution: Patient interface, usability engineering and test system.

Description

  • first electromagnetic tomographic brain scanner
  • rapid, safe, portable stroke detection that complements the diagnosis by MRI and CT
  • continuous 24/7 brain scanning without ionizing radiation or contrast agents
  • cost-saving bedside brain screening solution for emergency room, intensive care unit, and radiology department
  • in ambulance brain imaging for triage of stroke patients

©iSYS Medizintechnik GmbH
iSYS1

Legal manufacturer: iSYS Medizintechnik GmbH
ACMIT contribution: Product development from idea to clinical use and contract manufacturing.

Description

  • SMART Robotic positioning and guidance remote system for image-guided interventions
  • for precise instrument positioning
  • consistent precision and efficiency providing less chance of complications

©piur imaging GmbH
PIUR tUS Infinity

Legal manufacturer: piur imaging GmbH
ACMIT contribution: Product development from idea to clinical use and contract manufacturing.

Description

  • PIUR tUS Infinity transfers any US machine into a high-resolution 3D scanner
  • mobile, small, wireless tool for a rapid, acccurate, safe, reconstructive 3D imaging
  • The Infinity Video Box connects to any standard US and transfers 2D images to the Infinity Workstation via Wi-Fi in real-time
  • The Infinity Sensor clips onto any linear US transducer and sends the information to the Infinity Workstation via Bluetooth
  • The Infinity Workstation collects information from the Infinity Video Box and Sensor and applies AI-based image algorithms to generate tomographic US volumes

©PRECEYES B.V.
PRECEYES Surgical System R1.1

Legal manufacturer: Preceyes B.V.
ACMIT contribution: Usability engineering and testing.

Description

  • clinically validated robotic assistance for vitreoretinal surgery
  • >20 μm precision
  • compatible with a wide range of instruments
  • optimized workflow with high safety

©W&H Dentalwerk Bürmoos GmbH
Primea Advanced Air

Legal manufacturer: W&H Dentalwerk Bürmoos GmbH
„ACMIT is a research and development partner of W&H for many years. In the course of the development of the Primea Advanced Air, ACMIT performed important basic development of the regulated turbine and the ring-shaped LED lighting. Furthermore, ACMIT provided first functional models, which we then further developed to a serial market-ready product.” says Dr. Wilhelm Brugger, Management R&D.

Description

  • advanced option for dental restoration and prosthetics
  • 100% shadow-free illumination with regulated turbine and ring-shaped LED lighting
  • awarded with the Austrian National Award for Innovation in 2018

©Rayner Intraocular Lenses Ltd.
RayOne Trifocal (Toric) and Sulcoflex Trifocal

Legal manufacturer: Rayner Intraocular Lenses Ltd.
ACMIT contribution: Multifocal lens design.

Description

  • trifocal intraocular lenses (IOL implants)
  • proprietary diffractive profile for far, intermediate and near vision
  • combined with a preloaded injector
  • designed for less pupil dependency
  • comfortable transitioning from near to distance activities
  • light loss of only 11%
  • reduced surgical risk associated with IOL exchange

©Hand-in-Scan Zrt.
Semmelweis Hand Hygiene System

Legal manufacturer: Hand-in-Scan Zrt.
ACMIT contribution: Product development from idea to clinical use and prototyping.

Description

  • hand hygiene education in healthcare, food industry and biotechnology
  • validated hand hygiene control for hand rubbing
  • objective and quantitative evaluation of hand hygiene
  • reduction of healthcare-associated infections

©Lohmann & Rauscher GmbH
Suprasorb CNP P3

Legal manufacturer: Lohmann & Rauscher GmbH
ACMIT contribution: Product development, usability engineering and test system.

Description

  • negative pressure wound therapy
  • potential tool for treatment of acute, chronic, postoperatively wounds, decubitus or ulcus cruris venosum
  • compact structure with a drain connected unit

©ACMIT Gmbh
Virtobot-System

Legal manufacturer: ACMIT Gmbh
The Virtobot-System has been developed based on the Virtopsy® process of the Institute of Forensic Medicine, at the University of Zurich.

Description

  • virtual or traditional autopsy conducted with surface scanning and 3D Imaging
  • multi-tool microscopy, spectroscopy, percutaneous biopsy combined with CT/MRI
  • postmortem angiography, identification or ventilation
  • integrated kinect camera

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