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Reconstruction of intrahepatic vessel trees from three-dimensional freehand ultrasound-scans

  • P. Hassenpflug
  • M. Vetter
  • G. da SilvaJr.
  • I. Wolf
  • M. Thorn
  • G. M. Richter
  • W. Lamadé
  • M. W. Büchler
  • H.-P Meinzer
Conference paper

Abstract

This contribution describes a component of ARION™, an augmented-reality system for intraoperative navigation in oncological liver surgery. In this component, intrahepatic vessels are reconstructed from three-dimensional (3D) intraoperative ultrasound (IOUS).

Keywords

Three-dimensional ultrasound hepatic vessel reconstruction 

References

  1. 1.
    R. W. Prager, A. Gee, and L. Bermann: Stradx: real-time acquisition and visualization of freehand three-dimensional ultrasound. Med Image Anal 3(2): 129–40, 1998.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Hassenpflug
    • 1
  • M. Vetter
    • 1
  • G. da SilvaJr.
    • 2
  • I. Wolf
    • 1
  • M. Thorn
    • 1
  • G. M. Richter
    • 2
  • W. Lamadé
    • 3
  • M. W. Büchler
    • 3
  • H.-P Meinzer
    • 1
  1. 1.Div. Med. and Biol. InformaticsDKFZ HeidelbergGermany
  2. 2.Surgical and Radiological ClinicUniversity of HeidelbergGermany
  3. 3.Radiological ClinicUniversity of HeidelbergGermany

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