Laboratory for Percutaneous Surgery (Perk Lab)

Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario
What the facility does

Computer-assisted interventions, image-guided surgery, surgical robotics, medical image computing.

Research Services

Image-guided surgery software, computer-assisted surgery application prototyping, open source software platforms

Sectors of Application
  • Health care and social services
  • Information and communication technologies and media
  • Life sciences, pharmaceuticals and medical equipment

Name of specialized lab

Name of equipment

Description of function

Perk Lab

OEC 9880 C-arm fluoroscope

X-ray imaging

 

Sonix ouch ultrasound system with GPS extension

Ultrasound imaging

 

SonixTablet ultrasound with GPS extension

Ultrasound imaging

 

Ultrasound-guided prostate brachytherapy experimental setup

Transperineal needle guide

 

Ascension trakSTAR electromagnetic tracker system

Position tracking

 

NDI Polaris Spectra optical tracker

Position tracking

 

NDI Aurora electromagnetic tracker system with tabletop field generator

Position tracking

 

Robotic needle guide (B-Rob I)

4-DOF needle guidance

 

Commercial and in-house made anatomical phantoms

Phantom experiments

 

MicronTracker Hx40 optical tracker

Position tracking

 

Image overlay augmented reality needle guidance system – experimental setup (Perk Station)

 

  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Robarts Research Institute – Western University
  • Burdette Medical Systems Inc.

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URL

Perk Lab YouTube channel

http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmRJl56s8fxabE61unD8icw