14 April 2005 Virtual endoscopy of branched objects based on cubic panoramas
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Proceedings Volume 5746, Medical Imaging 2005: Physiology, Function, and Structure from Medical Images; (2005); doi: 10.1117/12.595355
Event: Medical Imaging, 2005, San Diego, California, United States
Abstract
Virtual endoscopy needs some precomputation of the data (segmentation, path finding) before the diagnostic process can take place. We propose a method that precomputes multinode cubic panorama movies using Quick-Time-VR. This technique allows almost the same navigation and visualization capabilities as a real endoscopic procedure, a significant reduction of interaction input is achieved and the movie represents a document of the procedure.
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Ulf Tiede, Norman von Sternberg-Gospos, Martin Linke, Karl Heinz Hohne, "Virtual endoscopy of branched objects based on cubic panoramas", Proc. SPIE 5746, Medical Imaging 2005: Physiology, Function, and Structure from Medical Images, (14 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.595355; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.595355
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Panoramic photography

Colon

Endoscopy

Virtual colonoscopy

Visualization

Distortion

3D image processing

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