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Interactive Deformable Registration Visualization and Analysis of 4D Computed Tomography

  • Burak Erem
  • Gregory C. Sharp
  • Ziji Wu
  • David Kaeli
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4901)

Abstract

This paper presents a new interactive method for analyzing 4D Computed Tomography (4DCT) datasets for patient care and research. Deformable registration algorithms are commonly used to observe the trajectories of individual voxels from one respiratory phase to another. Our system provides users with the capability to visualize these trajectories while simultaneously rendering anatomical volumes, which can greatly improve the accuracy of deformable registration.

Keywords

Radial Basis Function Editing Tool Respiratory Phase Deformable Registration Image Volume Visualization 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • Burak Erem
    • 1
  • Gregory C. Sharp
    • 2
  • Ziji Wu
    • 2
  • David Kaeli
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115USA
  2. 2.Department of Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114USA

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