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    • VCBM 2016: Frontmatter 

      Stefan Bruckner; Bernhard Preim; Anna Vilanova; Helwig Hauser; Anja Hennemuth; Arvid Lundervold (Eurographics Association, 2016)
    • Aortic Dissection Maps: Comprehensive Visualization of Aortic Dissections for Risk Assessment 

      Mistelbauer, Gabriel; Schmidt, Johanna; Sailer, Anna-Margaretha; Bäumler, Kathrin; Walters, Shannon; Fleischmann, Dominik (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 ...
    • Spatio-temporal Visualization of Regional Myocardial Velocities 

      Sheharyar, Ali; Chitiboi, Teodora; Keller, Eric; Rahman, Ozair; Schnell, Susanne; Markl, Michael; Bouhali, Othmane; Linsen, Lars (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). ...
    • Semi-Immersive 3D Sketching of Vascular Structures for Medical Education 

      Saalfeld, Patrick; Stojnic, Aleksandar; Preim, Bernhard; Oeltze-Jafra, Steffen (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 ...
    • How to Evaluate Medical Visualizations on the Example of 3D Aneurysm Surfaces 

      Glaßer, Sylvia; Saalfeld, Patrick; Berg, Philipp; Merten, Nico; Preim, Bernhard (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 ...
    • PATHONE: From one Thousand Patients to one Cell 

      Corvò, Alberto; Westenberg, Michel A.; Driel, Marc A. van; Wijk, Jarke J.van (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. ...
    • Temporal Interpolation of 4D PC-MRI Blood-flow Measurements Using Bidirectional Physics-based Fluid Simulation 

      Hoon, Niels H. L. C. de; Jalba, Andrei C.; Eisemann, Elmar; Vilanova, Anna (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 ...
    • Semi-Automatic Vessel Boundary Detection in Cardiac 4D PC-MRI Data Using FTLE fields 

      Behrendt, Benjamin; Köhler, Benjamin; Gräfe, Daniel; Grothoff, Matthias; Gutberlet, Matthias; Preim, Bernhard (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 ...
    • Unfolding and Interactive Exploration of Protein Tunnels and their Dynamics 

      Kolesár, Ivan; Byska, Jan; Parulek, Julius; Hauser, Helwig; Kozlíková, Barbora (The Eurographics Association, 2016)
      The presence of tunnels in protein structures substantially influences their reactivity with other molecules. Therefore, studying their properties and changes over time has been in the scope of biochemists for decades. In ...
    • Visual Analysis and Comparison of Multiple Sequence Alignments 

      Hess, Martin; Jente, Daniel; Wiemeyer, Josef; Hamacher, Kay; Goesele, Michael (The Eurographics Association, 2016)
      Multiple Sequence Alignments (MSA) of a set of DNA, RNA or protein sequences form the fundamental basis for various biological applications such as evolutionary heritage and protein structure prediction. The quality of an ...
    • A Feasibility Study on Automated Protein Aggregate Characterization Utilizing a Hybrid Classification Model 

      Eschweiler, Dennis; Gadermayr, Michael; Unger, Jakob; Nippold, Markus; Falkenburger, Björn; Merhof, Dorit (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 ...
    • Real-Time Guidance and Anatomical Information by Image Projection onto Patients 

      Edwards, Marc R.; Pop, Serban R.; John, Nigel W.; Ritsos, Panagiotis D.; Avis, Nick (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 ...
    • Recent Advances in MRI and Ultrasound Perfusion Imaging 

      Jirík, Radovan (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 ...
    • Coherence Maps for Blood Flow Exploration 

      Englund, Rickard; Ropinski, Timo; Hotz, Ingrid (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 ...
    • Chameleon - Dynamic Color Mapping for Multi-Scale Structural Biology Models 

      Waldin, Nicholas; Muzic, Mathieu Le; Waldner, Manuela; Gröller, Eduard; Goodsell, David; Ludovic, Autin; Viola, Ivan (The Eurographics Association, 2016)
      Visualization of structural biology data uses color to categorize or separate dense structures into particular semantic units. In multiscale models of viruses or bacteria, there are atoms on the finest level of detail, ...
    • Illustrative Transitions in Molecular Visualization via Forward and Inverse Abstraction Transform 

      Sorger, Johannes; Mindek, Peter; Klein, Tobias; Johnson, Graham; Viola, Ivan (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, ...
    • Illustrative PET/CT Visualisation of SIRT-Treated Lung Metastases 

      Merten, Nico; Glaßer, Sylvia; Lassen-Schmidt, Bianca; Großer, Oliver Stephan; Ricke, Jens; Amthauer, Holger; Preim, Bernhard (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), ...
    • Sline: Seamless Line Illustration for Interactive Biomedical Visualization 

      Lichtenberg, Nils; Smit, Noeska; Hansen, Christian; Lawonn, Kai (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 ...
    • Volume Visualization Using Principal Component Analysis 

      Alakkari, Salaheddin; Dingliana, John (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 ...
    • Visualization-Guided Evaluation of Simulated Minimally Invasive Cancer Treatment 

      Voglreiter, Philip; Hofmann, Michael; Ebner, Christoph; Sequeiros, Roberto Blanco; Portugaller, Horst Rupert; Fütterer, Jurgen; Moche, Michael; Steinberger, Markus; Schmalstieg, Dieter (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 ...