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MICCAI
2006
Springer
9 years 7 months ago
Simultaneous Stereoscope Localization and Soft-Tissue Mapping for Minimal Invasive Surgery
Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) has recognized benefits of reduced patient trauma and recovery time. In practice, MIS procedures present a number of challenges due to the loss of ...
Peter Mountney, Danail Stoyanov, Andrew Davison, G...
MICCAI
2006
Springer
10 years 2 months ago
Automatic Detection and Segmentation of Ground Glass Opacity Nodules
Ground Glass Opacity (GGO) is defined as hazy increased attenuation within a lung that is not associated with obscured underlying vessels. Since pure (nonsolid) or mixed (partially...
Jinghao Zhou, Sukmoon Chang, Dimitris N. Metaxas, ...
MICCAI
2006
Springer
10 years 2 months ago
"Virtual Touch": An Efficient Registration Method for Catheter Navigation in Left Atrium
In this paper, we present a left atrium registration system which utilizes a 3D intra-cardiac ultrasound catheter for faster (more than 700 times) and higher quality surface regist...
Hua Zhong, Takeo Kanade, David Schwartzman
MICCAI
2006
Springer
10 years 2 months ago
A Learning Based Algorithm for Automatic Extraction of the Cortical Sulci
This paper presents a learning based method for automatic extraction of the major cortical sulci from MRI volumes or extracted surfaces. Instead of using a few pre-defined rules su...
Songfeng Zheng, Zhuowen Tu, Alan L. Yuille, Allan ...
MICCAI
2006
Springer
10 years 2 months ago
Reconstruction of Patient-Specific 3D Bone Surface from 2D Calibrated Fluoroscopic Images and Point Distribution Model
Reconstruction of patient-specific 3D bone surface from 2D calibrated fluoroscopic images and a point distribution model is discussed. We present a 2D/3D reconstruction scheme comb...
Guoyan Zheng, Miguel Ángel González ...
MICCAI
2006
Springer
10 years 2 months ago
A Pilot Study of Robot-Assisted Cochlear Implant Surgery Using Steerable Electrode Arrays
Jian Zhang, Kai Xu 0005, Nabil Simaan, Spiros Mano...
MICCAI
2006
Springer
10 years 2 months ago
Improving Segmentation of the Left Ventricle Using a Two-Component Statistical Model
Abstract. Quality of segmentations obtained by 3D Active Appearance Models (AAMs) crucially depends on underlying training data. MRI heart data, however, often come noisy, incomple...
Jirí Hladuvka, Katja Bühler, Sebastian...
MICCAI
2006
Springer
10 years 2 months ago
Limits on Estimating the Width of Thin Tubular Structures in 3D Images
This work studies limits on estimating the width of thin tubular structures in 3D images. Based on nonlinear estimation theory we analyze the minimal stochastic error of estimating...
Karl Rohr, Stefan Wörz
MICCAI
2006
Springer
10 years 2 months ago
Physics-Based Elastic Image Registration Using Splines and Including Landmark Localization Uncertainties
We introduce an elastic registration approach which is based on a physical deformation model and uses Gaussian elastic body splines (GEBS). We formulate an extended energy function...
Stefan Wörz, Karl Rohr
MICCAI
2006
Springer
10 years 2 months ago
Toward Interactive User Guiding Vessel Axis Extraction from Gray-scale Angiograms: An Optimization Framework
We propose a novel trace-based method to extract vessel axes from gray-scale angiograms without preliminary segmentations. Our method traces the axes on an optimization framework w...
Wilbur C. K. Wong, Albert C. S. Chung
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