VCBM 16: Eurographics Workshop on Visual Computing for Biology and Medicine
Bergen, Norway, September 7 – 9, 2016
Visual Exploration and Analysis of Biological Data
Unfolding and Interactive Exploration of Protein Tunnels and their Dynamics
Chameleon - Dynamic Color Mapping for Multi-Scale Structural Biology Models
Illustrative Transitions in Molecular Visualization via Forward and Inverse Abstraction Transform
Visual Analysis and Comparison of Multiple Sequence Alignments
Novel Visualization Techniques (Short Papers)
Semi-Automatic Vessel Boundary Detection in Cardiac 4D PC-MRI Data Using FTLE fields
Real-Time Guidance and Anatomical Information by Image Projection onto Patients
Volume Visualization Using Principal Component Analysis
Visual Computing for Blood Flow Analysis and Motion Analysis
Temporal Interpolation of 4D PC-MRI Blood-flow Measurements Using Bidirectional Physics-based Fluid Simulation
A Framework for Fast Initial Exploration of PC-MRI Cardiac Flow
Coherence Maps for Blood Flow Exploration
Spatio-temporal Visualization of Regional Myocardial Velocities
Medical Data Analysis and Visualization (Short Papers)
Illustrative PET/CT Visualisation of SIRT-Treated Lung Metastases
A Feasibility Study on Automated Protein Aggregate Characterization Utilizing a Hybrid Classification Model
PATHONE: From one Thousand Patients to one Cell
Recent Advances in MRI and Ultrasound Perfusion Imaging
Illustrative and Comparative Medical Visualization
Semi-Immersive 3D Sketching of Vascular Structures for Medical Education
Sline: Seamless Line Illustration for Interactive Biomedical Visualization
Aortic Dissection Maps: Comprehensive Visualization of Aortic Dissections for Risk Assessment
How to Evaluate Medical Visualizations on the Example of 3D Aneurysm Surfaces
Simulation and Visual Analysis in Medicine
Visualization-Guided Evaluation of Simulated Minimally Invasive Cancer Treatment
Monte-Carlo Ray-Tracing for Realistic Interactive Ultrasound Simulation
Graxels: Information Rich Primitives for the Visualization of Time-Dependent Spatial Data
Visual Analytics for the Exploration and Assessment of Segmentation Errors
(The Eurographics Association, 2016)Several diagnostic and treatment procedures require the segmentation of anatomical structures from medical images. However, the automatic model-based methods that are often employed, may produce inaccurate segmentations. ...
(The Eurographics Association, 2016)Time-dependent volumetric data has important applications in areas as diverse as medicine, climatology, and engineering. However, the simultaneous quantitative assessment of spatial and temporal features is very challenging. ...
(The Eurographics Association, 2016)Ray-based simulations have been shown to generate impressively realistic ultrasound images in interactive frame rates. Recent efforts used GPU-based surface ray-tracing to simulate complex ultrasound interactions such as ...
(The Eurographics Association, 2016)We present a visualization application supporting interventional radiologists during analysis of simulated minimally invasive cancer treatment. The current clinical practice employs only rudimentary, manual measurement ...
(The Eurographics Association, 2016)For the evaluation of medical visualizations, a ground truth is often missing. Therefore, the evaluation of medical visualizations is often restricted to qualitative comparisons w.r.t user preferences but neglects more ...
(The Eurographics Association, 2016)In medical visualization of surface information, problems often arise when visualizing several overlapping structures simultaneously. There is a trade-off between visualizing multiple structures in a detailed way and ...
(The Eurographics Association, 2016)Aortic dissection is a life threatening condition of the aorta, characterized by separation of its wall layers into a true and false lumen. A subset of patients require immediate surgical or endovascular repair. All survivors ...
(The Eurographics Association, 2016)We present a semi-immersive 3D User Interface to sketch complex vascular structures and vessel pathologies by drawing centerlines in 3D. Our framework comprises on-the-fly reconstruction of the corresponding vessel surface ...
(The Eurographics Association, 2016)Digital Pathology is a recent clinical environment in which Electronic Health Records (EHRs), biopsy data and whole-slideimages (WSI) come together to provide pathologists the necessary information for making a diagnosis. ...
(The Eurographics Association, 2016)Perfusion imaging is an important diagnostic tool used mostly in oncology, neurology and cardiology, to assess the perfusion status of the tissue on a capillary level, e.g. assessment of angiogenesis, ischemic regions and ...
A Feasibility Study on Automated Protein Aggregate Characterization Utilizing a Hybrid Classification Model (The Eurographics Association, 2016)The characterization of cytoplasmic protein aggregates based on time-lapse fluorescence microscopy imaging data is important for research in neuro-degenerative diseases such as Parkinson. As the manual assessment is ...
(The Eurographics Association, 2016)We present an illustrative rendering pipeline which combines anatomical information from CT scans with functional information from PET scans. To treat lung metastases with Selective Internal Radiation Therapies (SIRTs), ...
(The Eurographics Association, 2016)Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death worldwide according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Nearly half of all heart failures occur due to the decline in the performance of the left ventricle (LV). ...
(The Eurographics Association, 2016)Blood flow data from direct measurements (4D flow MRI) or numerical simulations opens new possibilities for the understanding of the development of cardiac diseases. However, before this new data can be used in clinical ...
(The Eurographics Association, 2016)Cardiac flow is still not fully understood, and is currently an active research topic. Using phase-contrast magnetic resonance imaging (PC-MRI) blood flow can be measured. For the inspection of such flow, researchers often ...
Temporal Interpolation of 4D PC-MRI Blood-flow Measurements Using Bidirectional Physics-based Fluid Simulation (The Eurographics Association, 2016)Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) enables volumetric and time-varying measurements of blood-flow data. Such data have shown potential to improve diagnosis and risk assessment of various cardiovascular diseases. Hereby, a ...
(The Eurographics Association, 2016)In this paper, we investigate the use of Principal Component Analysis (PCA) for image-based volume visualization. Firstly we compute a high-dimensional eigenspace using training images, pre-rendered using a standard ...
(The Eurographics Association, 2016)The Image Projection onto Patients (IPoP) system is work in progress intended to assist medical practitioners perform procedures such as biopsies, or provide a novel anatomical education tool, by projecting anatomy and ...
(The Eurographics Association, 2016)Four-dimensional phase-contrast magnetic resonance imaging (4D PC-MRI) is a method to non-invasively acquire in-vivo blood flow, e.g. in the aorta. It produces three-dimensional, time-resolved datasets containing both flow ...
(The Eurographics Association, 2016)A challenging problem in biology is the incompleteness of acquired information when visualizing biological phenomena. Structural biology generates detailed models of viruses or bacteria at different development stages, ...