IGSTK: An open source Software Toolkit for Image-Guided surgery

Kevin Gary, Luis Ibáñez, Stephen Aylward, David Gobbi, M. Brian Blake, Kevin Cleary

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39 Scopus citations


Reliable software is a critical component of image-guided surgical applications, yet costly expertise and technology infrastructure barriers hamper current research and commercialization efforts. The Image-Guided Software Toolkit applies open source methods to provide a safe, inexpensive, and reusable infrastructure.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)46-53
Number of pages8
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 1 2006
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hardware and Architecture
  • Computer Graphics and Computer-Aided Design
  • Software

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Gary, K., Ibáñez, L., Aylward, S., Gobbi, D., Blake, M. B., & Cleary, K. (2006). IGSTK: An open source Software Toolkit for Image-Guided surgery. Computer, 39(4), 46-53. https://doi.org/10.1109/MC.2006.130