What is IGSTK

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The Image-Guided Surgery Toolkit (IGSTK: pronounced eye-gee-stick) is a C++ framework oriented to facilitate the development of image-guided surgery applications.

IGSTK is an Open Source software toolkit designed to enable biomedical researchers to rapidly prototype and create new applications for image-guided surgery. This toolkit provides functionalities that are commonly needed when implementing image-guided surgery applications, such as integration with optical and electromagnetic trackers, manipulation and visualization of DICOM datasets.