REAL-TIME 3D FILTERING OF ULTRASOUND DATASETS

Dong-Soo Kang, Eun-Seok Lee, Koojoo Kwon, Byeong-Seok Shin, Sang-Chul Lee

Abstract

Ultrasound imaging is used in a variety of medical areas. Although its image quality is inferior to that of CT or MR, it is widely used for its high speed and reasonable cost. However, it is difficult to visualize ultrasound data because the quality of the data might be degraded due to artifact and speckle noise. Therefore, ultrasound data usually requires time-consuming filtering before rendering. We present a real-time 3D filtering method for ultrasound datasets. Since we use a CUDATM technology for 3D filtering, we can interactively visualize a dataset. As a result, our approach enables interactive volume rendering for ultrasound datasets on a consumer-level PC.

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in Harvard Style

Kang D., Lee E., Kwon K., Shin B. and Lee S. (2010). REAL-TIME 3D FILTERING OF ULTRASOUND DATASETS . In Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2010) ISBN 978-989-674-016-0, pages 473-476. DOI: 10.5220/0002757704730476


in Bibtex Style

@conference{healthinf10,
author={Dong-Soo Kang and Eun-Seok Lee and Koojoo Kwon and Byeong-Seok Shin and Sang-Chul Lee},
title={REAL-TIME 3D FILTERING OF ULTRASOUND DATASETS},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2010)},
year={2010},
pages={473-476},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002757704730476},
isbn={978-989-674-016-0},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2010)
TI - REAL-TIME 3D FILTERING OF ULTRASOUND DATASETS
SN - 978-989-674-016-0
AU - Kang D.
AU - Lee E.
AU - Kwon K.
AU - Shin B.
AU - Lee S.
PY - 2010
SP - 473
EP - 476
DO - 10.5220/0002757704730476