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Three-dimensional analysis of the glomerulus
Author(s): Kendall Preston; Bonnie Joe; Richard Siderits
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Paper Abstract

The topics addressed in this paper include (1) computer reconstruction of the capillary tree of the human renal glomerulus from serial sections, (2) computer visualizations for the purpose of analyzing the resulting 3D structures, and (3) computer quantification of these structures using 3D morphology. The purpose of the research reported is to develop methodology that will permit better understanding of the physical structure of the human renal glomerulus and, in a more general manner, the structure of 3D biological networks embedded in volumetric data.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 April 1994
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 2184, Three-Dimensional Microscopy: Image Acquisition and Processing, (4 April 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.172096
Show Author Affiliations
Kendall Preston, Kensal Corp. (United States)
Bonnie Joe, Carnegie Mellon Univ. (United States)
Richard Siderits, Helene Fuld Medical Ctr. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2184:
Three-Dimensional Microscopy: Image Acquisition and Processing
Carol J. Cogswell; Kjell Carlsson, Editor(s)

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