Dr. Torben Pätz

  • Modeling
  • Simulation
  • Image-Guided Therapy
  • Mathematician



Jäckle S, Eixmann T, Schulz-Hildebrandt H, Hüttmann G, Pätz T (2019) Fiber optical shape sensing of flexible instruments for endovascular navigation. IJCARS 14(12):2137–2145


Georgii J, Paetz T, Rieder C, Preusser T (2017) Planning and Simulation of Cryoablation in the prostate. Proceedings of CIRSE Annual Meeting


Georgii J, Pätz T, Harz M, Stöcker C, Rothgang M, Colletta J, Schilling K, Schlooz-Vries M, Mann RM, Hahn HK (2016) Simulation and Visualization to support Breast Surgery Planning. Proc. of 13th International Workshop on Breast Imaging. pp 257–264


Chen L, Paetz T, Dicken V, Krass S, Al Issawi J, Ojdanic D, Krass S, Tigelaar G, Sabisch J, van Poelgeest A, Schaechtele J (2015) Design of a Dedicated 5 DoF MRI-Compatible Robot for Image Guided Prostate Biopsy. J Med Devices 9(1):1–7
Paetz T, Harz M, Wang L, Stoecker C, Schilling K, Colletta J, Schlooz-Vries M, Hahn HK, Georgii J (2015) Sliding Motion in Breast Deformation Modeling. Proc. of 3rd MICCAI Workshop on Breast Image Analysis. pp 137–144
Paetz T, Waltermann C, Angelmahr M, Ojdanic D, Schade W, Witte M, Hahn HK (2015) Integration of fiber optical shape sensing with medical visualization for minimal-invasive interventions. Proceedings of SPIE Medical Imaging: Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling. 94150Z:pp 1–6
Schwen LO, Pätz T, Preusser T (2015) Some Use Cases for Composite Finite Elements in Image Based Computing. In: Joldes GR, Doyle B, Wittek A, Nielsen PMF, Miller K (eds) MICCAI 2015 Workshop Proceedings Computational Biomechanics for Medicine X. pp 128–140
Stoecker C, Harz M, Schlooz-Vries M, Mann R, Schilling K, Colletta J, Georgii J, Paetz T, Hahn HK (2015) MRI-based visualization and augmented reality for breast surgery planning and guidance. Proc. of CURAC 2015. pp 285–286


Pätz T, Preusser T (2014) Segmentation of Stochastic Images using Level Set Propagation with Uncertain Speed. J Math Imaging Vis 48(3):467–487


Pätz T, Kirby RM, Preusser T (2013) Ambrosio-Tortorelli Segmentation of Stochastic Images: Model Extensions, Theoretical Investigations and Numerical Methods. Int J Comput Vis 103(2):190–212


Altrogge I, Preusser T, Kröger T, Haase S, Pätz T, Kirby RM (2012) Sensitivity Analysis for the Optimization of Radiofrequency Ablation in the Presence of Material Parameter Uncertainty. Int J Uncertainty Quantification 2(3):295–321
Haase S, Pätz T, Tiesler H, Altrogge I, Preusser T (2012) Radiofrequency ablation planning beyond simulation. Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), 2012 Annual International Conference of the IEEE. pp 191–194
Pätz T, Preusser T (2012) Composite Finite Elements for a Phase-Change Model. SIAM J Sci Comput 34(5):B672–B691
Pätz T, Preusser T (2012) Fast Parameter Sensitivity Analysis of PDE-Based Image Processing Methods. Computer Vision – ECCV 2012. LNCS 7578, pp 140–153
Pätz T, Preusser T (2012) Segmentation of Stochastic Images with a Stochastic Random Walker Method. IEEE Trans Image Process 21(5):2424–2433
Schwen LO, Pätz T, Preusser T (2012) Composite Finite Element Simulation of Radio Frequency Ablation and Bone Elasticity. In: Eberhardsteiner J, et al (eds) Proceedings of the 6th European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering (ECCOMAS2012)


Pätz T, Preusser T (2011) Simulation of water evaporation during radiofrequency ablation using composite finite elements. The International Journal of Multiphysics, Special Edition: Multiphysics Simulations – Advanced Methods for Industrial Engineering 145–156
Pätz T, Kirby RM, Preusser T (2011) Segmentation of Stochastic Images using Stochastic Extensions of the Ambrosio-Tortorelli and the Random Walker Model. Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics. pp 859–860


Kröger T, Pätz T, Altrogge I, Schenk A, Lehmann KS, Frericks BB, Ritz JP, Peitgen HO Preusser T (2010) Fast Estimation of the Vascular Cooling in RFA Based on Numerical Simulation. Open Biomed Eng J 4:16–26
Pätz T, Preusser T (2010) Ambrosio-Tortorelli Segmentation of Stochastic Images. In: Daniilidis K and M Petros and Paragios Nikos (ed) Computer Vision – ECCV 2010. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pp 254–267


Altrogge I, Pätz T, Kröger T, Peitgen H-O, Preusser T (2009) Optimization & Fast Estimation of Vessel Cooling for RF Ablation. International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering. Springer, Berlin / Heidelberg, pp 1202–1205
Pätz T, Kröger T, Preusser T (2009) Simulation of Radiofrequency Ablation including Water Evaporation. IFMBE Proceedings 25(4):1287–1290