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Visualization and model building in medical imaging

McDonald, J.P., Siebert, J.P., Fryer, R.J., and Urquhart, C.W. (1994) Visualization and model building in medical imaging. Medical Informatics: Médecine et Informatique, 19 (1). pp. 61-69. ISSN 0307-7640

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Abstract

We present technologies and ideas, developed from the JFIT 'Active Stereo Probe Project', which are applicable to problems within medical measurement and monitoring. Two related areas are considered. The first concerns patient body surface modelling. During the project two state-of-the-art non-contact surface measurement techniques have been developed which are applicable to medical situations requiring dense and accurate body surface modelling. Such applications include, for example, prosthetic appliance fabrication, presurgical planning and non-invasive deformity analysis. The second is concerned with overlay projection. Using this enabling technology the information content of a scene can be enhanced as an aid to medical personnel. Results and illustrative applications of the newly developed technology are presented.

Item Type:Article
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s):Siebert, Dr Jan
Authors: McDonald, J.P., Siebert, J.P., Fryer, R.J., and Urquhart, C.W.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Computing Science
Journal Name:Medical Informatics: Médecine et Informatique
ISSN:0307-7640
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