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Abstract for 3dus_tutorial

Tutorial presented at Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention - MICCAI'99, Cambridge, UK, September 1999. Revised and extended, June 2001.


Andrew Gee, Richard Prager and Graham Treece

June 2001

This tutorial discusses the technical challanges involved in acquiring 3D ultrasound data and deriving clinically useful information from it within the time available during a busy clinic. We use the Stradx system as a case study to demonstrate one way in which these problems can be solved. The main topics covered are calibration, visualisation, segmentation and volume measurement.

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