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Ultrasound Augmentation: Rapid 3-D Scanning for Tracking and On-Body Display

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Imaging for Patient-Customized Simulations and Systems for Point-of-Care Ultrasound (BIVPCS 2017, POCUS 2017)


By using a laser projector and high speed camera, we can add three capabilities to an ultrasound system: tracking the probe, tracking the patient, and projecting information onto the probe and patient. We can use these capabilities to guide an untrained operator to take high quality, well framed ultrasound images for computer-augmented, point-of-care ultrasound applications.

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This work was funded, in part, by the following grants.

– NIH/NIBIB: In-field FAST procedure support and automation (R43EB016621)

– NIH/NINDS: Multimodality image-based assessment system for traumatic brain injury (R44NS081792)

– NIH/NIGMS/NIBIB: Slicer+PLUS: Collaborative, open-source software for ultrasound analysis (R01EB021396)

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Jallais, M. et al. (2017). Ultrasound Augmentation: Rapid 3-D Scanning for Tracking and On-Body Display. In: Cardoso, M., et al. Imaging for Patient-Customized Simulations and Systems for Point-of-Care Ultrasound. BIVPCS POCUS 2017 2017. Lecture Notes in Computer Science(), vol 10549. Springer, Cham.

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