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Dynamic reconstruction and rendering of 3D tomosynthesis images
Author(s): Johnny Kuo; Peter A. Ringer; Steven G. Fallows; Predrag R. Bakic; Andrew D. A. Maidment; Susan Ng
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Paper Abstract

Dynamic Reconstruction and Rendering (DRR) is a fast and flexible tomosynthesis image reconstruction and display implementation. By leveraging the computational efficiency gains afforded by off-the-shelf GPU hardware, tomosynthesis reconstruction can be performed on demand at real-time, user-interactive frame rates. Dynamic multiplanar reconstructions allow the user to adjust reconstruction and display parameters interactively, including axial sampling, slice location, plane tilt, magnification, and filter selection. Reconstruction on-demand allows tomosynthesis images to be viewed as true three-dimensional data rather than just a stack of two-dimensional images. The speed and dynamic rendering capabilities of DRR can improve diagnostic accuracy and lead to more efficient clinical workflows.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 March 2011
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 7961, Medical Imaging 2011: Physics of Medical Imaging, 796116 (16 March 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.878910
Show Author Affiliations
Johnny Kuo, Real-Time Tomography, LLC (United States)
Peter A. Ringer, Real-Time Tomography, LLC (United States)
Steven G. Fallows, Real-Time Tomography, LLC (United States)
Predrag R. Bakic, Univ. of Pennsylvania (United States)
Andrew D. A. Maidment, Univ. of Pennsylvania (United States)
Susan Ng, Real-Time Tomography, LLC (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7961:
Medical Imaging 2011: Physics of Medical Imaging
Norbert J. Pelc; Ehsan Samei; Robert M. Nishikawa, Editor(s)

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