Dr. Stephan Zidowitz

  • Senior Research Scientist
  • Head of Quality Assurance

Publications

2017

Schwenke M, Strehlow J, Demedts D, Haase S, Barrios Romero D, Rothlübbers S, von Dresky C, Zidowitz S, Georgii J, Mihcin S, Bezzi M, Tanner C, Sat G, Levy Y, Jenne J, Günther M, Melzer A, Preusser T (2017) A focused ultrasound treatment system for moving targets (part I): generic system design and in-silico first-stage evaluation. J Ther Ultrasound 5(1)

2016

Heckel F, Schlamelcher J, Rotermund H, Rockstroh M, Zidowitz S, Neumuth T (2016) A service for monitoring the quality of intraoperative cone beam CT images. Curr Dir Biomed Eng 2(1):373–377
Heckel F, Zidowitz S, Neumuth T, Tittmann M, Pirlich M, Hofer M (2016) Influence of Image Quality on Semi-Automatic 3D Reconstructions of the Lateral Skull Base for Cochlear Implantation. Proceedings of Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Computer- und Roboterassistierte Chirurgie (CURAC). pp 129–134
Heckel F, Arlt F, Geisler B, Zidowitz S, Neumuth T (2016) Evaluation of image quality of MRI data for brain tumor surgery. Proceedings of SPIE Medical Imaging: Image Perception, Observer Performance, and Technology Assessment. 97871L:pp 1–7
Wang L, Schnurr A-K, Zidowitz S, Georgii J, Zhao Y, Razavi M, Schwier M, Hahn HK, Hansen C (2016) Segmentation of hepatic artery in multi-phase liver CT using directional dilation and connectivity analysis. Proceedings of SPIE Medical Imaging: Computer-Aided Diagnosis. 97851P:pp 1–8

2014

Hansen C, Heckel F, Ojdanic D, Schenk A, Zidowitz S, Hahn HK (2014) Genauigkeit und Fehlerquellen im Operationssaal am Beispiel der Leberchirurgie. In: Niederlag W et al. (ed) Der digitale Operationssaal. Health Academy, pp 69–87
Hansen C, Zidowitz S, Preim B, Stavrou G, Oldhafer KJ, Hahn HK (2014) Impact of model-based risk analysis for liver surgery planning. Int J CARS 9(3):473–480
Wang L, Hansen C, Zidowitz S, Hahn HK (2014) Segmentation and Separation of Venous Vasculatures in Liver CT Images. Proceedings of SPIE Medical Imaging: Computer-Aided Diagnosis. 90350Q:pp 1–8

2013

Hansen C, Zidowitz S, Ritter F, Lange C, Oldhafer KJ, Hahn HK (2013) Risk maps for liver surgery. Int J CARS 8(3):419–428
Wang L, Hansen C, Zidowitz S, Hahn HK (2013) Interactive Segmentation of Vascular Structures in CT Images for Liver Surgery Planning. Deutsche Gesellschaft für Computer- und Roboterassistierte Chirurgie. pp 98–102

2012

Rieder C, Wirtz S, Zidowitz S, Bruners P, Isfort P, Mahnken AH, Strehlow J, Peitgen H-O (2012) Automatic Alignment of Pre- and Post-Interventional CT Images for Assessment of Radiofrequency Ablation Therapy. Proceedings of SPIE Medical Imaging. 83163E:pp 1–8

2011

Zidowitz S, Hahn HK, Peitgen H-O (2011) Risikovermeidung durch modellbasierte Computerunterstützung von Diagnose und Therapie. Endo heute 24(4):252–256

2010

Hansen C, Lindow B, Zidowitz S, Schenk A, Peitgen H-O (2010) Towards Automatic Generation of Resection Surfaces for Liver Surgery Planning. Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery. pp 119–120
Hansen C, Zidowitz S, Schenk A, Oldhafer KJ, Lang H, Peitgen HO (2010) Risk Maps for Navigation in Liver Surgery. SPIE Medical Imaging. 762528:pp 1–8
Heizmann O, Zidowitz S, Bourquain H, Potthast S, Peitgen HO, Oertli D, Kettelhack C (2010) Assessment of intraoperative liver deformation: Prospective clinical Study. World J Surg 34(8):1887–1893
Ojdanic D, Zidowitz S, Peitgen H-O (2010) Vessel-Based Intraoperative Rigid Registration for Navigated Liver Surgery: First Experiences. Methods and Applications in Automation; 30th and 31st Colloquium of Automation. Shaker Verlag, Aachen, pp 21–28
Rieder C, Altrogge I, Kröger T, Zidowitz S, Preusser T (2010) Interactive Approximation of the Ablation Zone incorporating Heatsink Effects for Radiofrequency Ablation. Proceedings of CURAC. pp 9–12
Rieder C, Weihusen A, Schumann C, Zidowitz S, Peitgen H-O (2010) Visual Support for Interactive Post-Interventional Assessment of Radiofrequency Ablation Therapy. Comput Graph Forum 29(3):1093–1102
Schumann C, Rieder C, Bieberstein J, Weihusen A, Zidowitz S, Moltz JH, Preusser T (2010) State of the Art in Computer-Assisted Planning, Intervention and Assessment of Liver Tumor Ablation. Crit Rev Biomed Eng 38(1):31–52
Stoecker C, Bornemann L, Dicken V, Krass S, Kuhnigk JM, Zidowitz S, Peitgen H-O (2010) CT-based patient individual anatomical modeling of the lung and its impact on thoracic surgery. In: Dössel O, Schlegel WC (eds) IFMBE Proceedings. IFMBE Proceedings 25(6), pp 1592–1595
Tappe D, Zidowitz S, Demmer P, Kern P, Barth TFE, Frosch M (2010) Three-dimensional reconstruction of Echinococcus multilocularis larval growth in human hepatic tissue reveals complex growth patterns. Am J Tropical Med Hygiene 82(1):126–127
Zidowitz S, Altrogge I, Hansen C, Hindennach M, Kröger T, Ojdanic D, Rieder C, Preusser T, Schenk A, Weihusen A, Wirtz S, Prause G, Peitgen H-O (2010) Computer-Assisted Risk Prevention in Surgical and Interventional Treatment of Liver Tumor. Zeitschrift für Biomedizinische Technik. BMT, pp 74–77
Zidowitz S, Heizmann O, Bourquain H, Potthast S, Kettelhack C, Oertli D, Peitgen H-O (2010) Quantitative assessment of intraoperative organ deformation in liver surgery. Proceedings of the 24th International Congress and Exhibition. pp 120–121

2009

Hansen C, Zidowitz S, Hindennach M, Schenk A, Hahn HK, Peitgen HO (2009) Interactive determination of robust safety margins for oncologic liver surgery. Int J CARS 4(5):469–474
Heldmann S, Zidowitz S (2009) Elastic Registration of Multiphase CT Images of Liver. In: Pluim JPW, Dawant BM (eds) Proceedings of SPIE Medical Imaging: Image Processing. Proceedings of the SPIE, 72591H:pp 1–12
Metzen JH, Kröger T, Schenk A, Zidowitz S, Peitgen HO, Jiang X (2009) Matching of anatomical tree structures for registration of medical images. Image Vision Comput 27(7):923–933
Rieder C, Schwier M, Weihusen A, Zidowitz S, Peitgen H-O (2009) Visualization of Risk Structures for Interactive Planning of Image Guided Radiofrequency Ablation of Liver Tumors. Proceedings of SPIE Medical Imaging. 726134:pp 1–9
Zidowitz S, Hansen C, Schlichting S, Kleemann M, Peitgen H-O (2009) Software Assistance for Intra-Operative Guidance in Liver Surgery. In: Dössel O, Schlegel WC (eds) Proceedings of World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering. Springer, Berlin Heidelberg, pp 205–208
Zidowitz S, Hansen C, Schlichting S, Kleemann M, Peitgen HO (2009) Software Assistance for Intra-Operative Guidance in Liver Surgery. In: Dössel O., Schlegel WC (eds) World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering. IFMBE Proceedings 25(6), pp 205–208
Zidowitz S, Schenk A, Hindennach M, Hansen C, Hahn HK, Peitgen H-O (2009) Reliability and Robustness in Image Based Surgical Planning. In: Dössel O, Schlegel WC (eds) World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering. IFMBE Proceedings 25(4), pp 1628–1631

2008

Hansen C, Köhn A, Schlichting S, Weiler F, Konrad O, Zidowitz S, Peitgen H-O (2008) Intraoperative Modification of Resection Plans for Liver Surgery. Int J CARS 2(3-4):291–297
Hansen C, Schlichting S, Zidowitz S, Kleemann M, Peitgen H-O (2008) Intraoperative Adaptation of Planning Data for Oncologic Liver Surgery. In: Cattin P, Feuerstein M, Groher M, van Walsum T, Weber S, Zidowitz S (eds) MICCAI Workshop on Image Guidance and Computer Assistance for Soft-Tissue Interventions. pp 36–45
Hansen C, Schlichting S, Zidowitz S, Koehn A, Hindennach M, Kleemann M, Peitgen H-O (2008) Intraoperative Adaptation and Visualization of Preoperative Risk Analyses for Oncologic Liver Surgery. Proceedings of SPIE Medical Imaging. 691809:pp 1–10
Markert M, Nowatschin S, Weber S, Hansen C, Zidowitz S, Bourquain H, Stavrou GA, Oldhafer KJ, Peitgen H-O, Lueth TC (2008) Navigated resection of residual liver tumors that are no longer visible after presurgical chemotherapy. International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery. pp 599–604
Schenk A, Zidowitz S, Bourquain H, Hindennach M, Hansen C, Hahn HK, Peitgen H-O (2008) Clinical relevance of model based computer-assisted diagnosis and therapy. In: Maryellen L. Giger, Nico Karssemeijer (eds) SPIE Medical Imaging. 691502:pp 1–19
Zidowitz S, Bourquain H, Hansen C, Rieder C, Weihusen A, Prause G, Peitgen H-O (2008) Software Assistance for Planning of RF-Ablation and Oncological Resection in Liver Surgery. In: Sloten JV, et al. (eds) Proceedings of 4th European Conference of the International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering. Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, pp 114–117

2007

Hansen C, Koehn A, Ritter F, Zidowitz S, Peitgen H-O (2007) Simultaneous Visualization of Preoperative Planning Models and Intraoperative 2D Ultrasound for Liver Surgery. Eurographics. pp 73–76
Hansen C, Koehn A, Ritter F, Zidowitz S, Peitgen H-O (2007) Simultaneous Visualization of Preoperative Planning Models and Intraoperative Ultrasound for Liver Surgery. Eurographics (Short Papers and Medical Prize Awards). pp 117–120
Hansen C, Schlichting S, Markert M, Zidowitz S, Hindennach M, Kleemann M, Peitgen H-O (2007) Intraoperative Adaptation of Preoperative Risk Analyses for Oncologic Liver Surgery using Navigated 2D Ultrasound. CURAC. Curac, pp 155–158
Hindennach M, Zidowitz S, Schenk A, Bourquain H, Peitgen H-O (2007) Computer assistance for fast extraction and analysis of intrahepatic vasculature from contrast-enhanced CT-volume data for preoperative planning in liver surgery. International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery. Int J Cars 2 (Suppl. 1), pp 451–452
Metzen JH, Kröger T, Schenk A, Zidowitz S, Peitgen H-O, Jiang X (2007) Matching von Baumstrukturen. In: Horsch A, Deserno TM, Handels H, Meinzer H-P, Tolxdorff T (eds) Bildverarbeitung für die Medizin. Springer, pp 116–120
Metzen JH, Kröger T, Schenk A, Zidowitz S, Peitgen HO, Jiang X (2007) Matching of tree structures for registration of medical images. Proceedings of the 6th IAPR-TC-15 International Conference on Graph-based representations in pattern recognition. Lecture Notes Computer Science 4538, pp 13–24
Weihusen A, Ritter F, Kröger T, Preusser T, Zidowitz S, Peitgen H-O (2007) Workflow oriented software support for image guided radiofrequency ablation of focal liver malignancies. In: Cleary KR, Miga MI (eds) Proceedings of SPIE Medical Imaging. SPIE Press, San Diego, California, USA, 650919:pp 1–9
Zidowitz S, Drexl H, Kröger T, Preusser T, Ritter F, Weihusen A, Peitgen H-O (2007) Baysian Vessel Extraction for Planning of RF-Ablation. In: Horsch A, Deserno TM, Handels H, Meinzer H-P, Tolxdorff T (eds) Bildverarbeitung für die Medizin. pp 187–191

2006

Schenk A, Bourquain H, Zidowitz S, Hindenach M, Konrad O, Peitgen H-O (2006) Software supported planning of liver interventions, Experience of more than 10 Years. In: Hochberger C, Liskowsky R (eds) Lecture Notes in Informatics. INFORMATIK 2006 – Informatik für Menschen P-93, pp 529–535

2005

Bornemann L, Kuhnigk JM, Dicken V, Zidowitz S, Kuemmerlen B, Krass S, Peitgen H-O, Wein B, Schubert H, Shin H, Wormanns D (2005) New tools for computer assistance in thoracic CT – Part II: Therapy monitoring of pulmonary metastases. Radiographics 25(3):841–848
Bornemann L, Kuhnigk JM, Dicken V, Zidowitz S, Wormanns D, Shin H, Krass S, Peitgen H-O (2005) OncoTREAT – A software assistant for oncological therapy monitoring. In: Lemke HU, Inamura K, Doi K, Vannier MW, Farman AG (eds) Proceeding Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery. Elsevier, Amsterdam, pp 429–434
Boskamp T, Hahn HK, Hindennach M, Oeltze S, Preim B, Zidowitz S, Peitgen H-O (2005) Geometrical and Structural Analysis of Vessel Systems in 3D Medical Image Datasets. In: Leondes CT (ed) Medical Imaging Systems Technology. World Scientific, New Jersey, pp 1–60
Dicken V, Kuhnigk JM, Bornemann L, Zidowitz S, Krass S, Peitgen H-O (2005) Novel CT data analysis and visualization techniques for risk assessment and planning of thoracic surgery in oncology patients. In: Lemke HU, Inamura K, Doi K, Vannier MW, Farman AG (eds) Proceeding Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery. Elsevier, Amsterdam, pp 783–787
Kuhnigk JM, Dicken V, Zidowitz S, Bornemann L, Kuemmerlen B, Krass S, Peitgen H-O, Yuval S, Jend H-H, Rau WS, Achenbach T (2005) New Tools for Computer Assistance in Thoracic CT – Part I: Functional analysis of lungs, lung lobes, and bronchopulmonary segments. Radiographics 25(2):525–536
Zidowitz S, Bourquain H, Hennemuth A, Schenk A, Berghorn W, Peitgen H-O (2005) SIMPL: Service Center for Medical Image Analysis, Visualization, and Therapy Planning. In: Kalender W, Hahn EG, Schulte AM (eds) Biomedizinische Technik. Biomedizinische Technik 50(Suppl. vol. 1, Part 1), pp 151–152

2004

Kriete A, Schmidt AH, Zidowitz S, Haworth DC, Kunz RF (2004) Simulations at a newly derived reference model of the human lung. In: Cohn GE, Grundfest WS, Benaron DA, Vo-Dinh T (eds) Advanced Biomedical and Clinical Diagnostic Systems II. Biomedical Optics: Advanced Biomedical and Clinical Diagnostic Systems II 5318(Advanced Biomedical and Clinical Diagnostic System), pp 163–169
Schmidt AH, Zidowitz S, Kriete A, Denhard T, Krass S, Peitgen H-O (2004) A Digital Reference Model of the Human Bronchial Tree. Comput Med Imaging Graph 28(4):203–211
Zidowitz S, Schmidt A, Kriete A, Krass S, Peitgen H-O (2004) Steps towards a patient individual geometric model of the bronchial tree used for functional simulations. In: Amini AA, Manduca A (eds) Proceedings of SPIE Medical Imaging: Physiology, Function, and Structure from Medical Images. SPIE, Bellingham, pp 125–131