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Automatic segmentation, tissue characterization, and rapid diagnosis enhancements to the computed tomographic colonography analysis workstation
Author(s): Judd E. Reed; C. Daniel Johnson
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Paper Abstract

An image processing system developed to support evaluation of computed tomographic colonography (CTC) was presented at this conference in 1996. There is growing acceptance of the merits of interactive, intraluminal volume rendering for CTC, however, most current CTC systems contain technical problems that prohibit their routine clinical application. These problems include: the large amount the data that requires processing, the need for extensive preprocessing, limitations of rendered scene parameters imposed during preprocessing, and long interpretation times.

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Date Published: 9 May 1997
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 3033, Medical Imaging 1997: Physiology and Function from Multidimensional Images, (9 May 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.274069
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Judd E. Reed, Mayo Clinic and Foundation (United States)
C. Daniel Johnson, Mayo Clinic and Foundation (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3033:
Medical Imaging 1997: Physiology and Function from Multidimensional Images
Eric A. Hoffman, Editor(s)

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