INTERACTIVE RECONSTRUCTION AND VISUALIZATION OF DYNAMIC 3D ULTRASOUND DATA SETS

Timo Ropinski, Borislav Petkov, Larissa Fabritz, Klaus Hinrichs

Abstract

In this paper we describe techniques which have been developed in order to interactively visualize dynamic 3D ultrasound (US) volume data sets acquired using a small animal 2D US scanner. The 2D frames are acquired at different spatial positions and gated based on the ECG signal. For the reconstruction process a user interface is specified, which allows the user to select 2D frames acquired during different ECG phases at different spatial locations. Thus it is possible to reconstruct and visualize a volumetric model based on several 2D frames for different phases of the heart cycle. To improve the interactive visualization, we facilitate filtering techniques, which have been implemented on the GPU.

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Ropinski T., Petkov B., Fabritz L. and Hinrichs K. (2008). INTERACTIVE RECONSTRUCTION AND VISUALIZATION OF DYNAMIC 3D ULTRASOUND DATA SETS . In Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 1: GRAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2008) ISBN 978-989-8111-20-3, pages 308-315. DOI: 10.5220/0001097003080315


in Bibtex Style

@conference{grapp08,
author={Timo Ropinski and Borislav Petkov and Larissa Fabritz and Klaus Hinrichs},
title={INTERACTIVE RECONSTRUCTION AND VISUALIZATION OF DYNAMIC 3D ULTRASOUND DATA SETS},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 1: GRAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2008)},
year={2008},
pages={308-315},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001097003080315},
isbn={978-989-8111-20-3},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 1: GRAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2008)
TI - INTERACTIVE RECONSTRUCTION AND VISUALIZATION OF DYNAMIC 3D ULTRASOUND DATA SETS
SN - 978-989-8111-20-3
AU - Ropinski T.
AU - Petkov B.
AU - Fabritz L.
AU - Hinrichs K.
PY - 2008
SP - 308
EP - 315
DO - 10.5220/0001097003080315