Surgical data science

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Surgical Data Science (SDS) is an emerging scientific field that focuses on the acquisition, modeling, and analysis of data in order to improve the quality of interventional healthcare. It encompasses clinical disciplines which involve interventions to manipulate anatomical structures with a diagnostic, therapeutic, or prognostic goal. This chapter introduces the concept of SDS in detail, provides a brief review of the technical and clinical state-of-the-art in the field, and discusses key technical challenges to move the field forward.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHandbook of Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention
Number of pages22
ISBN (Electronic)9780128161760
StatePublished - Jan 1 2019


  • Surgical care pathway
  • Surgical data science
  • Surgical decision support
  • Surgical outcomes
  • Surgical skill
  • Surgical workflow

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science(all)


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