Preoperative planning of surgical interventions is common in clinical practice. Multiple imaging modalities are used to plan the intervention and to support the surgeon in localizing the interesting area. In case of coronary artery bypass grafting, invasive cardiac catheterization is state of the art. Nevertheless, a missing link exists most often in the availability of the planning data at the point of care (PoC) where the transfer of the planning data is done notional by the surgeon. As there are many cases for which this procedure is sufficient, an advanced sup-port for navigation would be helpful in complex scenarios.
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