The 7 full papers presented at CARE 2017 and the 10 full papers presented at CLIP 2017 were carefully reviewed and selected. The papers deal with interventional and diagnostic endoscopy integrating the latest advances in computer vision, robotics, medical imaging and information processing and the development and evaluation of new translational image-based techniques in the modern hospital.
The 11 revised full papers were carefully selected out of 13 initial submissions. The papers are organized on topical secttion such as computer vision, graphics, robotics, medical imaging, external tracking systems, medical device controls systems, information processing techniques, endoscopy planning and simulation.
The 10 papers presented in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from 16 submissions. Specific topics include various image segmentation and registration techniques, applied to various parts of the body. They range from interventional planning to navigation of devices and navigation to the anatomy of interest. Clinical applications cover the skull, the cochlea, cranial nerves, the aortic valve, wrists, and the abdomen, among others.