3D Image Processing: Techniques and Clinical Applications by A.L. Baert3D Image Processing: Techniques and Clinical Applications by A.L. Baert

3D Image Processing: Techniques and Clinical Applications

Foreword byA.L. BaertEditorD. Caramella, C. Bartolozzi

Paperback | October 2, 2011

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Few fields have witnessed such impressive advances as the application of computer technology to radiology. The progress achieved has revolutionized diagnosis and greatly facilitated treatment selection and accurate planning of procedures. This book, written by leading experts from many different countries, provides a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of the role of 3D image processing. The first section covers a wide range of technical aspects in an informative way. This is followed by the main section, in which the principal clinical applications are described and discussed in depth. To complete the picture, the final section focuses on recent developments in functional imaging and computer-aided surgery. This book will prove invaluable to all who have an interest in this complex but vitally important field.
Title:3D Image Processing: Techniques and Clinical ApplicationsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:345 pagesPublished:October 2, 2011Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642639771

ISBN - 13:9783642639777

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Table of Contents

Technique: US Image Acquisition (R. Lencioni, M. Perri, and D. Cioni); CT Image Acquisition from Singleslice to Multisclice (M. Macari and G. Israel); MR Image Acquisition: From 2D to 3D (L. Mart-Bonmat); Surface Rendering (A.G. Schreyer and S.K. Warfield); Volume Rendering (N.W. John); Virtual Endoscopy (E. Neri, P. Vagli, and C. Spinelli); Pitfalls and Artifacts in Virtual Endoscopy (D. Caramella, E. Neri, and P. Vagli); 3D Image Fusion (A. Jackson and N.A Thacker); Clinical Applications: Electronic Brain Atlases: Features and Applications (W.L. Nowinski); Middle and Inner Ear (E. Neri, S. Berrettini, M. Panconi, and C. Cappelli); Virtual Endoscopy of Paranasal Sinuses (J. Kettenbach, W. Backfrieder, M. Citardi, R. Shahidi, H. Ringl, M. Cartellieri, W. Birkfellner); Virtual Laryngoscopy (J. Kettenbach, M.E..Leventon, M.P. Fried, V.M. Moharir, W. Birkfellner, R. Hanel, W.E. Lorensen, R. Kikinis, F.A. Jolesz); Tracheobronchial Tree (L. Salvolini and E. Bichi Secchi); Aorta (C. Bartolozzi, E. Neri, I. Bargellini, C. Gianni); Peripheral Vessels (C. Catalano, F. Fraioli, A. Napoli, F. Pediconi, M. Danti, A. Laghi, R. Passariello); Esophagus and Stomach (A. Laghi, V. Panebianco, I. Baeli, R. Iannaccone, F. Iafrate, R. Passariello); CT Colonography (D. Brennan, J. Bruzzi, H.M.. Fenlon ); Virtual Dissection of the Colon (E. Sorantin, E. Balogh, A. Vilanova. Bartrol, K. Palgyi, L.G. Nyl, S. Loncaric,M. Subasic, D. Kovacevic); Liver (R. Lencioni, L. Crocetti, E. Neri); Biliary Tract (P. Boraschi, S. Lodovigi, G. Campori, R. Gigoni, E. Neri); Upper Urinary Tract (E. Neri, P. Boraschi, S. Lodovigi, G. Campori); Lower Urinary Tract (A.G. Schreyer) ; Musculoskeletal System (A. Cotten, S. Iochum, and A. Blum Moyse) Special Topics: Analysis of Functional Images (A. Jackson and N.A. Thacker); Basis and Principles of Virtual Reality in Medical Imaging (N.W. John); Head and Hand Tracking Devices in Virtual Reality (E. Gobbetti, R. Scateni, and G. Zanetti); Computer-Aided Surgery in Otolaryngology (S. Sellari Franceschini, S. Berrettini, R. Bale); Computer-Aided Brain Surgery: Present and Future (W.L. Nowinski); Subject Index; List of Contributors.

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".a timely and well-needed book.a good purchase for anyone interested in 3D imaging, whether a novice or expert. The book is well worth a look and should be of interest to radiologists and anyone else interested in 3D imaging.the editors should be commended for a job well done."-American Journal of Roentgenology