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MICCAI
1999
Springer
9 years 6 months ago
A New Approach to 3D Sulcal Ribbon Finding from MR Images
Abstract. Sulcal medial surfaces are 3D thin convoluted ribbons embedded in cortical sulci, and they provide distinctive anatomical features of the brain. Here we propose a new app...
Xiaolan Zeng, Lawrence H. Staib, Robert T. Schultz...
MICCAI
1999
Springer
9 years 6 months ago
A Robust 3-D Reconstruction System for Human Jaw Modeling
Abstract. This paper presents a model-based vision system for dentistry that will assist in diagnosis, treatment planning and surgical simulation. Dentistry requires the accurate 3...
Sameh M. Yamany, Aly A. Farag, David Tasman, Allan...
MICCAI
1999
Springer
9 years 6 months ago
Image Processing for Diffusion Tensor Magnetic Resonance Imaging
This paper1 describes image processing techniques for Diffusion Tensor Magnetic Resonance. In Diffusion Tensor MRI, a tensor describing local water diffusion is acquired for each v...
Carl-Fredrik Westin, S. E. Maier, B. Khidhir, Pete...
MICCAI
1999
Springer
9 years 6 months ago
Extracting Features from Tactile Maps
Tactile imaging is a newly developed mechanical sensing technology for documenting the properties of hard lumps contained in soft tissue. An examiner strokes a scan head across tis...
Parris S. Wellman, Robert D. Howe
MICCAI
1999
Springer
9 years 6 months ago
Analysis of Functional MRI Data Using Mutual Information
Abstract. A new information-theoretic approach is presented for analyzing fMRI data to calculate the brain activation map. The method is based on a formulation of the mutualinforma...
Andy Tsai, John W. Fisher III, Cindy Wible, Willia...
MICCAI
1999
Springer
9 years 6 months ago
On the Feasibility of a Moving Support for Surgery on the Beating Heart
Abstract. In this paper the use of a heart-tracking hand support is proposed to allow coronary artery bypass grafting surgery to take place on the beating heart. This method elimin...
Ana Luisa Trejos, S. E. Salcudean, F. Sassani, Sam...
MICCAI
1999
Springer
9 years 6 months ago
Optimization Approaches for Soft-Tissue Prediction in Craniofacial Surgery Simulation
Abstract. A system for interactive, 3–D, craniofacial surgery simulation is presented. It is used for the 3–D simulation of osteotomies of the facial and skull bones and for th...
Matthias Teschner, Sabine Girod, Bernd Girod
MICCAI
1999
Springer
9 years 6 months ago
A Steady-Hand Robotic System for Microsurgical Augmentation
This paper reports the development of a robotic system designed to extend a human’s ability to perform small-scale (sub-millimeter) manipulation tasks requiring human judgement, ...
Russell H. Taylor, Patrick S. Jensen, Louis L. Whi...
MICCAI
1999
Springer
9 years 6 months ago
A Single Image Registration Method for CT Guided Interventions
Minimally invasive image guided interventions are an attractive option for localized therapy delivery and diagnostic biopsy. We have developed a method for CT guided needle placeme...
Robert C. Susil, James H. Anderson, Russell H. Tay...
MICCAI
1999
Springer
9 years 6 months ago
Statistical Segmentation of fMRI Activations Using Contextual Clustering
Abstract. A central problem in the analysis of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) data is the reliable detection and segmentation of activated areas. Often this goal is a...
Eero Salli, Ari Visa, Hannu J. Aronen, Antti Korve...
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