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    • Personalized X-ray Reconstruction of the Proximal Femur via a New Control Point-based 2D-3D Registration and Residual Complexity Minimization 

      Yu, Weimin; Zheng, Guoyan (The Eurographics Association, 2014)
      In this paper we present a new control point-based 2D-3D registration approach for a deformable registration of a 3D volumetric template to a limited number of 2D calibrated C-arm images and show its application to a ...
    • Misalignment Correction in Open Cone-Beam CT 

      Wieckowski, Adam; Stopp, Fabian; Käseberg, Marc; Keeve, Erwin (The Eurographics Association, 2014)
      Cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) is an established standard for both, medical and industrial volumetric imaging. To compute a 3D volume, multiple 2D x-ray projection images of an object of interest are acquired from ...
    • Robust Cardiac Function Assessment in 4D PC-MRI Data 

      Köhler, Benjamin; Preim, Uta; Gutberlet, Matthias; Fischbach, Katharina; Preim, Bernhard (The Eurographics Association, 2014)
      Four-dimensional phase-contrast magnetic resonance imaging (4D PC-MRI) is a relatively young image modality that allows the non-invasive acquisition of time-resolved, three-dimensional blood flow information. Stroke volumes ...
    • The iCoCooN: Integration of Cobweb Charts with Parallel Coordinates for Visual Analysis of DCE-MRI Modeling Variations 

      Raidou, Renata G.; Breeuwer, Marcel; Vilanova, Anna; Heide, U. A. van der; Houdt, P. J. van (The Eurographics Association, 2014)
      Efficacy of radiotherapy treatment depends on the specific characteristics of tumorous tissues. For the determination of these characteristics, clinical practice uses Dynamic Contrast Enhanced (DCE) Magnetic Resonance ...
    • Extracting and Visualizing Uncertainties in Segmentations from 3D Medical Data 

      Faltin, Peter; Chaisaowong, Kraisorn; Kraus, Thomas; Merhof, Dorit (The Eurographics Association, 2014)
      Assessing surfaces of segmentations extracted from 3D image data for medical purposes requires dedicated extraction and visualization methods. In particular, when assessing follow-up cases, the exact volume and confidence ...
    • Inlier Detection in Thermal Sensitive Images 

      Zadicario, Eyal; Carmi, N.; Ju, Tao; Cohen-Or, Daniel (The Eurographics Association, 2014)
      Image guidance of medical procedures may use thermal images to monitor a treatment. Analysis of the thermal images by the physician may be time consuming and confusing because the thermal image includes multiple outliers. ...
    • A Survey on Visualizing Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Data 

      Nunes, Miguel; Laruelo, Andrea; Ken, SoleaKhena; Laprie, Anne; Bühler, Katja (The Eurographics Association, 2014)
      Data from Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Imaging (MRSI) contains signals about biomarkers concentrations, which are used to achieve new knowledge about biochemical processes. These support doctors in identifying and treat ...
    • Uncertainty-aware Ensemble of Classifiers for Segmenting Brain MRI Data 

      Al-Taie, Ahmed; Hahn, Horst K.; Linsen, Lars (The Eurographics Association, 2014)
      Estimating and visualizing uncertainty in medical image segmentation has become an active research area due to the necessity of making medical experts aware of possibly wrong segmentation decisions. Still, to our knowledge ...
    • Deriving Anatomical Context from 4D Ultrasound 

      Müller, Markus; Helljesen, Linn E. S.; Prevost, Raphael; Viola, Ivan; Nylund, Kim; Gilja, Odd Helge; Navab, Nassir; Wein, Wolfgang (The Eurographics Association, 2014)
      Real-time three-dimensional (also known as 4D) ultrasound imaging using matrix array probes has the potential to create large-volume information of entire organs such as the liver without external tracking hardware. This ...
    • A Comparative User Study of a 2D and an Autostereoscopic 3D Display for a Tympanoplastic Surgery 

      Baer, Alexandra; Huebler, Antje; Saalfeld, Patrick; Cunningham, Douglas; Preim, Bernhard (The Eurographics Association, 2014)
      This paper presents the design and execution of a comparative experimental between-participant study with 42 participants. We investigated depth perception comparing a 2D display with a glasses-free 3D autostereoscopic ...
    • Visibility-Driven Processing of Streaming Volume Data 

      Solteszova, Veronika; Birkeland, Asmund; Viola, Ivan; Bruckner, Stefan (The Eurographics Association, 2014)
      In real-time volume data acquisition, such as 4D ultrasound, the raw data is challenging to visualize directly without additional processing. Noise removal and feature detection are common operations, but many methods are ...
    • Evaluation of Transfer Function Methods in Direct Volume Rendering of the Blood Vessel Lumen 

      Läthén, Gunnar; Lindholm, Stefan; Lenz, Reiner; Borga, Magnus (The Eurographics Association, 2014)
      Visualization of contrast enhanced blood vessels in CT angiography data presents a challenge due to varying concentration of the contrast agent. The purpose of this work is to evaluate the correctness (effectiveness) in ...
    • Towards Clinical Deployment of Automated Anatomical Regions-Of-Interest 

      Lindholm, Stefan; Forsberg, Daniel; Ynnerman, Anders; Knutsson, Hans; Andersson, Mats; Lundström, Claes (The Eurographics Association, 2014)
      The purpose of this work is to investigate, and improve, the feasibility of advanced Region Of Interest (ROI) selection schemes in clinical volume rendering. In particular, this work implements and evaluates an Automated ...
    • RegistrationShop: An Interactive 3D Medical Volume Registration System 

      Smit, Noeska N.; Haneveld, Berend Klein; Staring, Marius; Eisemann, Elmar; Botha, Charl P.; Vilanova, Anna (The Eurographics Association, 2014)
      In medical imaging, registration is used to combine images containing information from different modalities or to track treatment effects over time in individual patients. Most registration software packages do not provide ...
    • Visualizing Movements of Protein Tunnels in Molecular Dynamics Simulations 

      Kozlíková, Barbora; Jurcík, Adam; By ka, Jan; Strnad, Ondrej; Sochor, Jirí (The Eurographics Association, 2014)
      Analysis and visualization of molecules and their structural features help biochemists and biologists to better understand protein behavior. Studying these structures in molecular dynamics simulations enhances this ...
    • Visual and Quantitative Analysis of Higher Order Arborization Overlaps for Neural Circuit Research 

      Swoboda, Nicolas; Moosburner, Judith; Bruckner, Stefan; Yu, Jai Y.; Dickson, Barry J.; Bühler, Katja (The Eurographics Association, 2014)
      Neuroscientists investigate neural circuits in the brain of the common fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster to discover how complex behavior is generated. Hypothesis building on potential connections between individual neurons ...
    • Interactive Visualization of Muscle Activity During Limb Movements: Towards Enhanced Anatomy Learning 

      Bauer, Armelle; Paclet, Florent; Cahouet, Violaine; Dicko, Ali-Hamadi; Palombi, Olivier; Faure, François; Troccaz, Jocelyne (The Eurographics Association, 2014)
      We propose a framework to investigate a new way to learn musculoskeletal anatomical kinetics using interactive motion capture and visualization. It can be used to facilitate the learning of anatomy by medicine and sports ...
    • Interactive Labeling of Toponome Data 

      Oeltze-Jafra, Steffen; Pieper, Franz; Hillert, Reyk; Preim, Bernhard; Schubert, Walter (The Eurographics Association, 2014)
      Biological multi-channel microscopy data are often characterized by a high local entropy and phenotypically identical structures covering only a few pixels and forming disjoint regions spread over, e.g., a cell or a tissue ...
    • Real-Time Dense Nucleus Selection from Confocal Data 

      Wan, Yong; Otsuna, Hideo; Kwan, K. M.; Hansen, Charles (The Eurographics Association, 2014)
      Selecting structures from volume data using direct over-the-visualization interactions, such as a paint brush, is perhaps the most intuitive method in a variety of application scenarios. Unfortunately, it seems difficult ...
    • Imaging the Vascular Network of the Human Spleen from Immunostained Serial Sections 

      Ulrich, Christine; Lobachev, Oleg; Steiniger, Birte; Guthe, Michael (The Eurographics Association, 2014)
      The spleen is one of the organs, where the micro-structure and the function on that level are not completely understood. It was for example only recently found that is has an open circulation, which distinguishes it from ...