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A Three-Dimensional Display System Of Ct Images For Surgical Planning
Author(s): Takami Yasuda; Jun-ichiro Toriwaki; Shigeki Yokoi; Kazuhiro Katada
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Paper Abstract

This paper presents a system for display-ing three-dimensional images of human brain structure by reconstructing them from CT image sequences. Functions of the system include : reslicing (pro-ducing cross-sectional images along an arbitrary plane); generation of 3D shaded surfaces of the skull, ventricle and disease lesions (hematoma and tumor etc.), windowing, and translucent display of the skull. All these functions can be combined in an arbitrary way to generate complicated 3D images. The system is expected to be useful especially for surgical planning and education in medicine.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 August 1984
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0515, Medical Images and Icons, (3 August 1984); doi: 10.1117/12.964780
Show Author Affiliations
Takami Yasuda, Nagoya University (Japan)
Jun-ichiro Toriwaki, Nagoya University (Japan)
Shigeki Yokoi, Nagoya University (Japan)
Kazuhiro Katada, Fujita Gakuen University (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0515:
Medical Images and Icons
Andre J. Duerinckx; Murray H. Loew; Judith M. S. Prewitt, Editor(s)

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