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3-dimensional acquisition and visualization of ultrasound data (Proceedings Only)
Author(s): Umamaheswari Ganapathy; Arie E. Kaufman
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Paper Abstract

We present two approaches to capture and visualize a volumetric ultrasound dataset. One is a straightforward one degree-of-freedom method. The other employs a six degree-of-freedom electromagnetic tracking device attached to the ultrasound transducer. Using an efficient incremental algorithm the 3-D volume is reconstructed from the acquired arbitrarily oriented and positioned sections. The 3-D volume is visualized and manipulated using the VolVis and MediView volume visualization systems.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 September 1992
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 1808, Visualization in Biomedical Computing '92, (22 September 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.131106
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Umamaheswari Ganapathy, SUNY/Stony Brook (United States)
Arie E. Kaufman, SUNY/Stony Brook (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1808:
Visualization in Biomedical Computing '92
Richard A. Robb, Editor(s)

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