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Microcomputer-based image processing system for CT/MRI scans: hardware configuration and software capacity
Author(s): Andrew Y. S. Cheng; Wai-Chin Ho; John C. K. Kwok; Peter K. N. Yu
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Paper Abstract

A microcomputer-based image processing system is integrated to do three-dimensional reconstruction of serial sections of brain CT/MRI scans from photographic films. The brain scans are taken with a stereotactic registration frame mounted on the patient''s head as reference, thus enabling quantitative 3D reconstruction to sub-mm accuracy. The software includes digitization, data compression, data archiving, image processing, pattern recognition, features retrieval and 3D reconstruction. With manual driven interactive 3D graphics, the system enables neurosurgeons and medical physicists to do interactive diagnostics, analysis and treatment planning. The system put together in this way satisfies both low cost and high efficiency requirements in the Far East medical environment.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 May 1991
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1444, Medical Imaging V: Image Capture, Formatting, and Display, (1 May 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.45192
Show Author Affiliations
Andrew Y. S. Cheng, City Polytechnic of Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
Wai-Chin Ho, Hong Kong Baptist College (Hong Kong)
John C. K. Kwok, Kwong Wah Hospital (Hong Kong)
Peter K. N. Yu, City Polytechnic of Hong Kong (Hong Kong)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1444:
Medical Imaging V: Image Capture, Formatting, and Display
Yongmin Kim, Editor(s)

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