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scikit-surgerycore contains commonly used Image Guided Surgery algorithms and tools

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SciKit-SurgeryCore implements algorithms and tools that are common to all SciKit-Surgery packages.

SciKit-SurgeryCore is part of the SciKit-Surgery software project, developed at the Wellcome EPSRC Centre for Interventional and Surgical Sciences, part of University College London (UCL).



If you make use of SciKit-Surgery libraries in your work, please cite the following paper:

Thompson S, Dowrick T, Ahmad M, et al.
SciKit-Surgery: compact libraries for surgical navigation.
International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery. May 2020.
DOI: 10.1007/s11548-020-02180-5


You can pip install as follows:

pip install scikit-surgerycore



You can clone the repository using the following command:

git clone

Running the tests

You can run the unit tests by installing and running tox:

pip install tox


Please see the contributing guidelines.


Supported by Wellcome and EPSRC.

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