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Development of curved planar reconstruction image using virtual endoscopy
Author(s): Hiroki Taniguchi; Yoshihiro Goto; Hiromitsu Hayashi; Tatsuo Kumazaki
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Paper Abstract

Multi Planar Reconstruction (MPR) is important for diagnosis because of having all information as CT images. But it is difficult to reconstruct the MPR image along a median centerline of tubular organs (i.e., Curved Planar Reconstruction: CPR), since it isn't so accurate that the median centerline of tubular organs have been plotted manually in spite of requiring the accuracy. Therefore we have developed novel technique for simple, accurate and automatic computation based on viewing points of virtual endoscopy (Cruising Eye View: CEV) which is approximately along the median centerline of the tubular organs (i.e., CEV-CPR).

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 June 2001
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 4320, Medical Imaging 2001: Physics of Medical Imaging, (28 June 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.430944
Show Author Affiliations
Hiroki Taniguchi, Hitachi Medical Corp. (Japan)
Yoshihiro Goto, Hitachi Medical Corp. (Japan)
Hiromitsu Hayashi, Nippon Medical School (Japan)
Tatsuo Kumazaki, Nippon Medical School (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4320:
Medical Imaging 2001: Physics of Medical Imaging
Larry E. Antonuk; Martin Joel Yaffe, Editor(s)

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