MR COMPATIBLE OPTICAL MOTION TRACKING - Building an Optical Tracking System for Head Motion Compensation in MRI

Martin Hoßbach

Abstract

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), in spite of its potential in medical diagnosis, has one major drawback: Image acquisition is a slow process, requiring the patient to not move for several minutes. This renders MRI useless in a number of cases. In the case of MR Imaging of the Head, optical motion tracking can be used for motion compensation, thereby greatly improving image quality. In this paper, an MR-compatible approach of tracking the patient’s head is presented which does not require his or her cooperation, based on stereo-optical marker tracking. It is adapted to work in the MRI scanner, does not influence the MR image acquisition and is easily integrated into clinical routine.

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in Harvard Style

Hoßbach M. (2010). MR COMPATIBLE OPTICAL MOTION TRACKING - Building an Optical Tracking System for Head Motion Compensation in MRI . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 1: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2010) ISBN 978-989-674-028-3, pages 453-456. DOI: 10.5220/0002830004530456


in Bibtex Style

@conference{visapp10,
author={Martin Hoßbach},
title={MR COMPATIBLE OPTICAL MOTION TRACKING - Building an Optical Tracking System for Head Motion Compensation in MRI},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 1: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2010)},
year={2010},
pages={453-456},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002830004530456},
isbn={978-989-674-028-3},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 1: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2010)
TI - MR COMPATIBLE OPTICAL MOTION TRACKING - Building an Optical Tracking System for Head Motion Compensation in MRI
SN - 978-989-674-028-3
AU - Hoßbach M.
PY - 2010
SP - 453
EP - 456
DO - 10.5220/0002830004530456