ATLAS Integration activity

By FinocchiaroMartina | Feb 10, 2021 |

During the first week of February we had two days of virtual integration activities. All the ESRs gave a pitch about their individual research advancements, to update the consortium with their progress. These pitches catalyzed a discussion among the ESRs to integrate their efforts towards a common clinical scenario. The ESRs identified three particular clinical…

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Capita Selecta #3 – Animal Models in MD Verification process

By FinocchiaroMartina | Jan 29, 2021 |

Jaume Amat will provide his insight on the use of animal model in preclinical studies. Abstract: MDR (Medical Device Regulation) is coming and it will have a high impact in new developments. Pre-clinical Studies become relevant in this process and engineers will have to cooperate with vets. Short bio: He is a Telecommunications Engineer and…

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Capita Selecta talk “Interventional Cardiology: what we currently do and future perspectives”

By Gianni Borghesan | Jan 18, 2021 |

We will have the pleasure to host Dr. Giovanni Monizzi form Centro Cardiologico Monzino (Milan, Italy) that will give a talk entitled: “Interventional Cardiology: what we currently do and future perspectives” Abstract: Interventional cardiology deals specifically with the catheter-based treatment of heart diseases. In the last decades, the technological advancements in this field took giant steps making…

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Journal club: Zheng et al, 2019

By ZhenLi | Jan 13, 2021 |

Zheng, Jian-Qing, Xiao-Yun Zhou, Celia Riga, and Guang-Zhong Yang  International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), pp. 8747-8753. IEEE, 2019. DOI: The current standard of intra-operative navigation during Fenestrated Endovascular Aortic Repair (FEVAR) calls for the need of 3D alignments between inserted devices and aortic branches. The navigation commonly via 2D fluoroscopic images, lacks…

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Capita Selecta #1 with Leonardo S. Mattos (IIT – Genova)

By FinocchiaroMartina | Nov 5, 2020 |

On Monday, 9 November 2020 from 3PM to 4PM Dr. Leonardo S. Mattos will give a seminar to the ATLAS community, as part of the first Capita Selecta activity. The title of the talk is: µRALP and beyond: Micro-Technologies and Systems for Robot-Assisted Endoscopic Laser Microsurgery. The seminar is open to all. Join us at:…

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Journal club: Ahmad O. et al, 2019

By FinocchiaroMartina | Oct 21, 2020 |

Artificial intelligence and computer-aided diagnosis in colonoscopy: current evidence and future directions OMER F AHMAD| ANTONIO S SOARES| EVANGELOS MAZOMENOS| PATRICK BRANDAO| ROSER VEGA| EDWARD SEWARD| DANAIL STOYANOV| MANISH CHAND| LAURENCE B LOVAT Lancet Gastroenterol Hepatol 2019; 4: 71–80 DOI: This paper reviews the different use of CAD (i.e. Computer Aided Diagnosis) and AI…

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NTA 4: 3D tissue segmentation, modelling and deformation.

By FabianTrauzettel | Sep 18, 2020 |

From July 20th to July 24th our ESRs and other invited students from POLIMI participated in another of our Network Training Activity. Due to COVID-19 situation, the event was held online. The event was divided into theory, practice and hands-on, ATLAS pitches with a student challenge. The research topics crossed over an introduction to deep…

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Journal club: Wu S. et al, 2019

By Luca Sestini | Jul 3, 2020 |

Unsupervised Learning of Probably Symmetric Deformable 3D Objectsfrom Images in the Wild SHANGZHE WU | CHRISTIAN RUPPRECHT | ANDREA VEDALDI  Proceedings of the IEEE/CVF Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition. 2020. p. 1-10. DOI: This paper was presented at CVPR 2020 where it got the award for best paper. The problem tackled is…

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CRAS 2020 in Barcelona

By Gianni Borghesan | Jun 18, 2020 |

The Conference on New Technologies for Computer and Robot Assisted Surgery is now at his 10th edition! It will be held in Barcelona, ATLAS is co-organising it, and, this year, is in conjunction with COSUR.  important dates: Extended Abstracts due: 30 June 2020 Notification of Acceptance: 31 July 2020 Conference: 28-30 September 2020 More info:…

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Plenary talk on simulation

By FinocchiaroMartina | Jun 18, 2020 |

During the past month, most of the ESRs participated in weekly meetings, and discussed about a common topic: simulation. In our last session, we had the opportunity to listen to an experienced opinion from Vladimir Poliakov. Vladimir is a PhD student at KU Leuven, working on the development of a Virtual Reality simulator for in-office…

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