Conference Publications

—2017—

[43] Opfermann J, Leonard S, Decker, R, Bayne, C, Broch, A, Krieger, A. Bimanual Autonomous Anastomosis of the Vaginal Cuff using the Smart Tissue Autonomous Robot (STAR), The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) Annual Meeting, Houston, Texas, March 22-25, 2017.

—2016—

[42] Le NDH, Decker R, Opfermann J, Kim PCW, Krieger A, Kang JU, 3-D endoscopic imaging using plenoptic camera. Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, San Jose, June 2016.

[41] Cleary K, Sharma K, Monfaredi R, Wilson E, Krieger A,  Fricke S, Jun C, Lim S, Petrisor D, Stoianovici D. MRI-Safe Robot and Novel Workflow for MRI-Guided Pediatric Long Bone Biopsy. International Congress Computer Aided Radiology and Surgery (CARS), Heidelberg, Germany 2016.

[40] Shademan A, Decker R, Opfermann J, Leonard S, Kim PCW, Krieger A. Plenoptic Cameras in Surgical Robotics: Calibration, Registration, and Evaluation, Proceedings of the International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Stockholm Sweden, May 2016.

[39] Opfermann J, Clark BC, Davis TD, Berul1 CI, Krieger A. A Single Incision Delivery Tool for Epicardial Pacing and Defibrillation, Design of Medical Devices (DMD) Conference, May 2016, ASME J. Med. Devices, 10(2):020930-2.

[38] Le NDH, Opfermann J, Decker R, Cheon GW, Kim PCW, Kang JU, Krieger A. In vivo perfusion assessment of an anastomosis surgery on porcine intestinal model. in International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE) BIOS, San Francisco, February 15-17, 2016.

—2015—

[37] Ryan Decker, Azad Shademan, Justin Opfermann, Simon Leonard, Peter C.W. Kim, Axel Krieger. Performance Evaluation and Clinical Applications of 3D Plenoptic Cameras. In International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE) DSS: Sensors for Next-Generation Robotics II, Baltimore, April 22, 2015.

—2014—

[36] Monfaredi R, Seifabadi R, Iordachita I, Sze R, Safdar NM, Sharma K, Fricke S, Krieger A, Cleary K. A Prototype Body-Mounted MRI-Compatible Robot for Needle Guidance in Shoulder Arthrography, IEEE International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics, Sao Paulo, Brazil, August 12-15, 2014.

[35] Laura Olivieri, Axel Krieger, Yue-Hin Loke, Dilip S Nath, James Jago, Peter C Kim, Craig A Sable. Three-dimensional Printing of Congenital Heart Defects from Echocardiographic Source Images: Feasibility and Accuracy. 25 American Society of Echocardiography Annual Scientific Meeting, Portland, June 20-24, 2014.

[34] Kim Y, Kim PC, Selle R, Shademan A, Krieger A (Corresponding Author), Experimental Evaluation of Contact-Less Hand Tracking Systems for Tele-Operation of Surgical Tasks, Proceedings of the International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), May 31 – June 7, 2014  Hong Kong, China, p 3502–3509.

[33] Leonard S, Shademan A, Krieger A (Corresponding Author), Kim PC, Smart Tissue Anastomosis Robot (STAR): Accuracy Evaluation for Supervisory Suturing Using Near-Infrared Fluorescent Markers, Proceedings of the International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), May 31 – June 7, 2014  Hong Kong, China, p1889-1894.

[32] Brian Triana, Jaepyeong Cha, Azad Shademan, Axel Krieger, Jin U. Kang, and Peter Kim, Multispectral tissue analysis and classification towards enabling automated robotic surgery, in International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE) BIOS, San Francisco, February 1-6, 2014.

[31] Cochenour C, Kane T, Kim PCW, Krieger A, Novel Endoluminal Catheter Shows Potential for Non-invasive Treatment of Infantile Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis, American Pediatric Surgical Association (APSA) Annual Meeting, Phoenix, May 29 – June 1, 2014.

[30] Opfermann J, Azizi B, Shademan A, Leonard S, Kim PCW, Krieger A. Hybrid Approach to Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS): Universal Hand Tool Adapter for Robotically Controlled Laparoscopic Surgery, The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, April 2-5, 2014.

[29] Opfermann J, Krieger A, Kim PCW. A Novel Biodegradable Clip-based Fastening Device Combining Suturing and Stapling Mechanisms for Robotic Minimally Invasive Surgery, The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, April 2-5, 2014.

[28] Jaepyeong Cha, Brian Triana, Azad Shademan, Axel Krieger, Peter C. W. Kim, and Jin U. Kang, Polarization-sensitive multispectral imaging for optimizing intestinal anastomosis placements, in International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE) Proceedings Medical Imaging, San Diego, February 15-20 2014.

—2013—

[27] Costello JP, Krieger A, Thabit O, Pike J, Marshall B, Yoo SJ, Kim PC, Jonas RA, Nath DS. Feasibility of Synthetic High-Fidelity Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD) Models for Simulation and Education. Congenital Heart Surgeons Society (CHSS) 2013 Annual Meeting, Chicago, October 20-21, 2013.

[26] Xu H, Lasso A, Guion P, Krieger A, Kaushal A, Singh AK, Pinto PA, Coleman J, Grubb RL 3rd, Lattouf JB, Menard C, Whitcomb LL, Fichtinger G. Accuracy analysis in MRI-guided robotic prostate biopsy, Computer Aided Radiology and Surgery (CARS), Kuessaberg, Germany 2013.

[25] Wu KL, Krieger A, Leonard S, Kim Y, Cochenour C, Kim PC. The Future Concept for Surgical Robotics: a Smart Tissue Anastomosis Robot (STAR) and a Proof-of-Concept Demonstration. 22nd Annual Congress for Endosurgery in Children, Bejing, China, June 17-22, 2013.

[24] Jordan C, Wu KL, Ishibashi K, Krieger A, Kim PC, Kane TD, Berul CI. Minimally Invasive Epicardial Pacemaker: Feasibility of a Novel Pediatric Implantation Route. Heart Rhythm Society 2013 – 34th Annual Scientific Sessions, Colorado, May 8-11, 2013.

[23] Azad Shademan, Matthieu F. Dumont, Simon Leonard, Axel Krieger, and Peter CW Kim. Feasibility of near-infrared markers for guiding surgical robots. In International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE) Optical Engineering+ Applications, pp. 88400J-1-10., 2013.

—2011—

[22] Song SE, Seifabadi R, Krieger A, Cho NB, Tokuda J, Fichtinger G, Iordachita I. Robotic System for MRI-guided Prostate Intervention: Feasibility Study of Tele-operated Needle Insertion. Computer Aided Radiology and Surgery (CARS), Berlin, Germany 2011.

[21] Haider M, Milot L, Elliot I, Krieger A, Klotz L. Improvements in Prostate SNR and Image Quality with a Phased Array Endorectal Surface Coil-Comparison. In: 97th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). Chicago: 2011

—2010—

[20] Xu H, Lasso A, Vikal S, Guion P, Krieger A, Kaushal A, Whitcomb L, Fichtinger G. MRI-Guided Transrectal Robotic Prostate Biopsy Validation. In: The American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) Annual Meeting 2010, Philadelphia, July 18-22, vol. 37, pp. 3128-3129 (2010).

[19] Venugopal N, Krieger A, Jeufnack H, Bradshaw K, Boyd M, Ryner L. Signal characterization of a novel two-channel rigid endorectal coil for MR imaging of the prostate. In: 18th Scientific Meeting Society of Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Medicine, Stockholm. 2010

[18] Xu H, Lasso A, Vikal S, Guion P, Krieger A, Kaushal A, Whitcomb LL, Fichtinger G. MRI-guided robotic prostate biopsy: a clinical accuracy validation. In: Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention: (MICCAI). 2010 p. 383-391.

[17] Viswanathan R, Goldstein B, Anderson K, Krieger A. A Novel Nanomaterial Coil for High Resolution Prostate Imaging. In: 18th Scientific Meeting Society of Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Medicine, Stockholm. 2010

[16] Krieger A, Iordachita I, Song SE, Cho NB, Guion P, Fichtinger G, Whitcomb LL. Development and preliminary evaluation of an actuated MRI-compatible robotic device for MRI-guided prostate intervention. In: IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA). 2010 p. 1066–1073.

[15] Xu H, Lasso A, Vikal S, Guion P, Krieger A, Kaushal A, Whitcomb LL, Fichtinger G. Accuracy validation for MRI-guided robotic prostate biopsy. In: Proceedings of Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE). 2010 p. 762517-762518.

—2008—

[14] Fischer GS, Krieger A, Iordachita I, Csoma C, Whitcomb LL, Gabor F. MRI compatibility of robot actuation techniques–a comparative study [Internet]. In: Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention (MICCAI). 2008 p. 509-517.

—2007—

[13] Krieger A, Csoma C, Iordachital II, Guion P, Singh AK, Fichtinger G, Whitcomb LL. Design and preliminary accuracy studies of an MRI-guided transrectal prostate intervention system. In: Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention (MICCAI). 2007 p. 59-67.

[12] Krieger A, Csoma C, Guion P, Iordachita I, Metzger G, Qian D, Singh A, Whitcomb L, Fichtinger G. Phantom Experiments with a Novel MR-Guided Transrectal Prostate Interventional System. In: International Society of Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Medicine, Fourteenth Scientific Meeting, Berlin, 2007. Proc. Intl. Soc. Mag. Reson. Med. 2007 p. 111.

—2006—

[11] Krieger A, Metzger G, Fichtinger G, Atalar E, Whitcomb L. A hybrid method for 6-DOF tracking of MRI-compatible robotic interventional devices. In: IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), in proceedings. Orlano, Fl: 2006 p. 3844–3849.

—2005—

[10] Krieger A, Guion P, El-Sharkawy A-M, Metzger G, Coleman J, Grubb R, Qian D, Gharib A, Thomasson D, Singh A, Whitcomb LL, Menard C, Atalar E. MRI Guided Prostate Interventions in 3T. In: 13th Scientific Meeting Society of Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Medicine, Miami, Florida. 2005

—2004—

[9] Krieger A, Susil RC, Menard C, Coleman J, Fichtinger G, Whitcomb LL, Atalar E. A Novel MRI Compatible Manipulator for Prostate Interventions. In: 12th Scientific Meeting of International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM). Kyoto, Japan: 2004

[8] Coleman J, Susil RC, Krieger A, Choyke P, Wise B, Thomasson D, Gharib A, Whitcomb LL, Fichtinger G, Linehan M. Technique and Accuracy of a Clinical System for Transrectal Intraprostatic Needle Placement in a Standard 1 5T MRI Scanner. In: American Urological Association (AUA). 2004

[7] Balogh E, Deguet A, Susil RC, Krieger A, Viswanathan A, Ménard C, Coleman JA, Fichtinger G. Visualization, planning, and monitoring software for MRI-guided prostate intervention robot. Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention (MICCAI) 2004;73–80.

—2003—

[6] Susil RC, Krieger A, Derbyshire J, Whitcomb LL, Fichtinger G, Atalar E. MRI Guided Intraprostatic Therapeutic Injections in a Closed, 1 5T Scanner. In: 11th Scientific Meeting International Society of Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Medicine. Toronto, Canada: 2003 p. pp. 687.

[5] Susil RC, Krieger A, Menard C, Coleman J, Camphausen K, Choyke P, Coleman CN, Whitcomb LL, Fichtinger G, Atalar E. An MRI System for Guidance and Monitoring of Transrectal Prostate Interventions in a 1 5T Scanner. In: Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), 89th Scientific Assembly. Chicago: 2003

[4] Fichtinger G, Susil RC, Krieger A, Tanacs A, Whitcomb LL. Prostate biopsy and local therapy inside conventional closed mri with robotic assistance – animal studies. In: Journal of Academic Radiology, vol. 10, no. 8, pp. 955 – 955. 2003

—2002—

[3] Fichtinger G, Krieger A, Susil R, Tanacs A, Whitcomb L, Atalar E. Transrectal prostate biopsy inside closed MRI scanner with remote actuation, under real-time image guidance. In: Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention (MICCAI). 2002 p. 91–98.

[2] Krieger A, Susil R, Tanacs A, Fichtinger G, Whitcomb L, Atalar E. A MRI compatible device for MRI guided transrectal prostate biopsy. In: 10th Scientific Meeting International Society of Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Medicine. Honolulu, HI: 2002 p. 338.

[1] Susil R, Derbyshire J, Krieger A, Tanacs A, Solaiyappan M, Whitcomb L, McVeigh E, Fichtinger G, Atalar E. A realtime MRI system for guidance and monitoring of prostate biopsy. In: 10th Scientific Meeting International Society of Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Medicine. Honolulu, HI: 2002 p. 2237.