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MICCAI
2007
Springer
10 years 7 months ago
Cardiolock: An Active Cardiac Stabilizer
Off-pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG) is still today a technically difficult procedure. In fact, the mechanical stabilizers used to locally suppress the heart excursion h...
Wael Bachta, Pierre Renaud, Edouard Laroche, Jacqu...
MICCAI
2007
Springer
10 years 7 months ago
Image Guidance of Intracardiac Ultrasound with Fusion of Pre-operative Images
Abstract. This paper presents a method for registering 3D intracardiac echo (ICE) to pre-operative images. A magnetic tracking sensor is integrated on the ICE catheter tip to provi...
Yiyong Sun, Samuel Kadoury, Yong Li, Matthias John...
MICCAI
2007
Springer
10 years 7 months ago
Finsler Tractography for White Matter Connectivity Analysis of the Cingulum Bundle
Abstract. In this paper, we present a novel approach for the segmentation of white matter tracts based on Finsler active contours. This technique provides an optimal measure of con...
John Melonakos, Vandana Mohan, Marc Niethammer, Ka...
MICCAI
2007
Springer
10 years 7 months ago
Quantification of Measurement Error in DTI: Theoretical Predictions and Validation
The presence of Rician noise in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) introduces systematic errors in diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) measurements. This paper evaluates gradient directio...
Casey Goodlett, P. Thomas Fletcher, Weili Lin, Gui...
MICCAI
2007
Springer
10 years 7 months ago
Geodesic-Loxodromes for Diffusion Tensor Interpolation and Difference Measurement
In algorithms for processing diffusion tensor images, two common ingredients are interpolating tensors, and measuring the distance between them. We propose a new class of interpola...
Gordon L. Kindlmann, Raúl San José E...
MICCAI
2007
Springer
10 years 7 months ago
Magneto-Optic Tracking of a Flexible Laparoscopic Ultrasound Transducer for Laparoscope Augmentation
Marco Feuerstein, Tobias Reichl, Jakob Vogel, Armi...
MICCAI
2007
Springer
10 years 7 months ago
Thoracic CT-PET Registration Using a 3D Breathing Model
In the context of thoracic CT-PET volume registration, we present a novel method to incorporate a breathing model in a non-linear registration procedure, guaranteeing physiological...
Antonio Moreno-Ingelmo, Sylvie Chambon, Anand P. S...
MICCAI
2007
Springer
10 years 7 months ago
Statistical Atlases of Bone Anatomy: Construction, Iterative Improvement and Validation
We present an iterative bootstrapping framework to create and analyze statistical atlases of bony anatomy such as the human pelvis from a large collection of CT data sets. We creat...
Gouthami Chintalapani, Lotta Maria Ellingsen, Ofri...
MICCAI
2007
Springer
10 years 7 months ago
Generalized Surface Flows for Deformable Registration and Cortical Matching
Despite being routinely required in medical applications, deformable surface registration is notoriously difficult due to large intersubject variability and complex geometry of mos...
Ilya Eckstein, Anand A. Joshi, C. C. Jay Kuo, Rich...
MICCAI
2007
Springer
10 years 7 months ago
High Throughput Analysis of Breast Cancer Specimens on the Grid
Breast cancer accounts for about 30% of all cancers and 15% of all cancer deaths in women in the United States. Advances in computer assisted diagnosis (CAD) holds promise for earl...
Lin Yang, Wenjin Chen, Peter Meer, Gratian Salaru,...
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