Use of Ultrasound and Computer Vision for 3D Reconstruction

  • Ruben Machucho-Cadena
  • Eduardo Moya-Sánchez
  • Sergio de la Cruz-Rodríguez
  • Eduardo Bayro-Corrochano
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5856)

Abstract

The main result of this work is an approach for reconstructing the 3D shape and pose of tumors for applications in laparoscopy from stereo endoscopic ultrasound images using Conformal Geometric Algebra. We record simultaneously stereo endoscopic and ultrasonic images and then the 3D pose of the ultrasound probe is calculated using conformal geometric algebra. When the position in 3D of the ultrasound probe is calculated, we compound multiple 2D ultrasound images into a 3D volume. To segment 2D ultrasound images we have used morphological operators and compared its performance versus the obtained with segmentation using level set methods.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ruben Machucho-Cadena
    • 1
  • Eduardo Moya-Sánchez
    • 1
  • Sergio de la Cruz-Rodríguez
    • 2
  • Eduardo Bayro-Corrochano
    • 1
  1. 1.Departamento de Ingeniería Eléctrica y Ciencias de la ComputaciónCINVESTAV, Unidad GuadalajaraJaliscoMéxico
  2. 2.Instituto Superior Politécnico “José A. Echeverría”HavanaCuba

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