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Comparison of real-time ultrasound simulation models using abdominal CT images
Author(s): P. Rubi; E. Fernandez Vera; J. Larrabide; M. Calvo; J. P. D'Amato; I. Larrabide
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Paper Abstract

Medical ultrasound image acquisition is a process that depends heavily on the skills of the operator. Simulation- based medical education has proven effective as a means to improve professional's performance and reduce patient's stress. In this paper, we implement and compare two modern ultrasound simulation models aimed for training. Both methods are able to produce images at a speed suitable for real-time application, and are based in CT images as a source for the simulation.

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Date Published: 26 January 2017
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 10160, 12th International Symposium on Medical Information Processing and Analysis, 1016009 (26 January 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2255741
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P. Rubi, Instituto Pladema, CONICET, UNICEN (Argentina)
E. Fernandez Vera, Instituto Pladema, UNICEN (Argentina)
J. Larrabide, UNICEN (Argentina)
M. Calvo, Sanatorio TANDIL (Argentina)
J. P. D'Amato, Instituto Pladema, CONICET, UNICEN (Argentina)
I. Larrabide, Instituto Pladema, CONICET, UNICEN (Argentina)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10160:
12th International Symposium on Medical Information Processing and Analysis
Eduardo Romero; Natasha Lepore; Jorge Brieva; Jorge Brieva; Ignacio Larrabide; , Editor(s)

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