Instituto de Cardiología de Rosario, Argentina
*Corresponding author:Carlos Federico D, Instituto de Cardiología de Rosario, Argentina
Submission: May 15, 2019;Published: July 11, 2019
Background: From its beginnings to the present, surgical procedures have been improving with the passage of time. The benefits of modern surgery are remarkable. But to achieve this, several factors were combined, the evolution of surgery and of diagnostic imaging methods. All these factors combined to play a fundamental role in the innovation of image-guided surgery.
Conclusion: Image-guided surgery comprises a field of minimally invasive surgery in which the procedures are carried out through the orientation of the imaging systems. The combined evolution of surgery and imaging methods led to image-guided surgery. Its use is practically daily and its benefits exceptional.
Keywords: Surgery; Image-guided surgery; Minimally invasive surgery