, Volume 19, Issue 1, pp 109-113
Date: 29 Mar 2009

Preoperative planning of pelvic and lower limbs surgery by CT image processing

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Abstract

This paper outlines main functions of a system for preoperative planning of pelvic and lower limbs surgery. A generic scheme of operation planning using the system as well as the main system features and methods applied at the time of development are discussed. Eight steps of planning procedure using the presented system are described.

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Vasil Hancharenka. Born in 1979, graduated from Minsk State Higher Radioengineering College in 2002. 2002–2005: PhD student of the United Institute of Informatics Problems of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus. At present: junior researcher at the United Institute of Informatics Problems of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus. Professional interest: CT image processing, image segmentation, watershed transformation, development of systems for computer support in radiology and surgery.
Alexander Tuzikov. Graduated from the Belarus State University (Minsk, 1980), received the candidate of physics-mathematical sciences degree of Institute of Mathematics (1985) and doctor of physics-mathematical sciences degree of the Institute of Engineering Cybernetics of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (2000). He is a Deputy General Director of the United Institute of Informatics Problems of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus. His research subjects include image processing and analysis, medical imaging, stereo image reconstraction, mathematical morphology, discrete applied mathematics.
Viachaslau Arkhipau. Born in 1982, graduated from Belarusian State University in 2006. At present he is a PhD student and junior researcher (part of time) in the United Institute of Informatics Problems of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus. His interest is; medical image processing, image registration, tomography image visualization.
In 1994 Aleh Kryvanos receved a dyploma at the Belarusian State University, Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics. In 2002 he defended a PhD thesis at the University of Mannheim, Germany. His field of specialization is medical Image Processing, Image Analysis, Operation Planning, Surgical Navigation, Image Restoration. His research activities are currently directed to medical equipment for diagnosing, surgery supporting, and archiving.