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Ultrasound and Fluoroscopic Images Fusion by Autonomous Ultrasound Probe Detection
New minimal-invasive interventions such as transcatheter valve procedures exploit multiple imaging modalities to guide tools (fluoroscopy) and visualize soft tissue (transesophagea...
Peter Mountney, Razvan Ionasec, Markus Kaizer, Sin...
MICCAI
2010
Springer
13 years 4 months ago
Fast Ultrasound Image Simulation Using the Westervelt Equation
Abstract. The simulation of ultrasound wave propagation is of high interest in fields as ultrasound system development and therapeutic ultrasound. From a computational point of vi...
Athanasios Karamalis, Wolfgang Wein, Nassir Navab
MICCAI
1999
Springer
13 years 10 months ago
Ultrasound Probe Tracking for Real-Time Ultrasound/MRI Overlay and Visualization of Brain Shift
Abstract. Stereotactic techniques are prevalent in neurosurgery. A fundamental assumption of stereotaxis is that the brain is a rigid body. It has been demonstrated, however, that ...
David G. Gobbi, Roch M. Comeau, Terry M. Peters
AIPR
2000
IEEE
13 years 10 months ago
Tomographic Reflection to Merge Ultrasound Images with Direct Vision
Tomographic reflection is a method that may be used to merge the visual outer surface of a patient with a simultaneous ultrasound scan of the patient’s interior. The technique c...
George D. Stetten, Vikram S. Chib, Robert J. Tambu...
MICCAI
2001
Springer
13 years 10 months ago
Magnified Real-Time Tomographic Reflection
Real Time Tomographic Reflection (RTTR) permits in situ visualization of ultrasound images so that direct hand-eye coordination can be employed during invasive procedures. The meth...
George D. Stetten, Vikram S. Chib
FIMH
2003
Springer
13 years 11 months ago
Motion Analysis of 3D Ultrasound Texture Patterns
We model the process of imaging soft tissues with a 3D ultrasound probe using a linear convolution model, and obtain analytical expressions of both the ultrasound image and its spe...
Weichuan Yu, Ning Lin, Ping Yan, Kailasnath Purush...
ICRA
2003
IEEE
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The FeTouch project
: Ultrasound technologies have been widely used in gynecology and obstetrics. Modern ultrasound systems allow the reconstruction of a 3D model of the subject being scanned. Even th...
B. la Torre, Domenico Prattichizzo, Federico Barba...
ICRA
2006
IEEE
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14 years 7 days ago
Automatic Calibration of a Robotized 3D Ultrasound Imaging System by Visual Servoing
— Three-dimensional free-hand ultrasound imaging consists of capturing a set of ultrasound images with a 2D ultrasound system and their respective locations in order to position ...
Alexandre Krupa
IROS
2008
IEEE
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14 years 18 days ago
Hand-eye self-calibration of an ultrasound image-based robotic system
— In recent years, there has been an increasing interest in developing systems that couple a robotic device with an ultrasound imager. Applications range from automatic probe pos...
Marie-Aude Vitrani, Guillaume Morel
ISVC
2009
Springer
14 years 23 days ago
A Novel Method for Enhanced Needle Localization Using Ultrasound-Guidance
Abstract. In this paper, we propose a novel and fast method to localize and track needles during image-guided interventions. Our proposed method is comprised of framework of needle...
Bin Dong, Eric Savitsky, Stanley Osher