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A clinical system for three-dimensional extended-field-of-view ultrasound.

Dyer, E and Zeeshan Ijaz, U and Housden, R and Prager, R and Gee, A and Treece, G (2012) A clinical system for three-dimensional extended-field-of-view ultrasound. Br J Radiol, 85. e919-e924.

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Abstract

This work is concerned with the creation of three-dimensional (3D) extended-field-of-view ultrasound from a set of volumes acquired using a mechanically swept 3D probe. 3D volumes of ultrasound data can be registered by attaching a position sensor to the probe; this can be an inconvenience in a clinical setting. A position sensor can also cause some misalignment due to patient movement and respiratory motion. We propose a combination of three-degrees-of-freedom image registration and an unobtrusively integrated inertial sensor for measuring orientation. The aim of this research is to produce a reliable and portable ultrasound system that is able to register 3D volumes quickly, making it suitable for clinical use.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Adolescent Adult Algorithms Equipment Design Feasibility Studies Female Humans Imaging, Three-Dimensional Pregnancy Ultrasonography, Prenatal User-Computer Interface Young Adult
Subjects: UNSPECIFIED
Divisions: Div F > Machine Intelligence
Depositing User: Cron Job
Date Deposited: 07 Mar 2014 11:48
Last Modified: 28 Jul 2014 01:08
DOI: 10.1259/bjr/46007369

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