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3D ultrasound image reconstruction based on VTK

Wan, Mahani Hafizah and Tan, Kok and Supriyanto, Eko (2010) 3D ultrasound image reconstruction based on VTK. In: 9th WSEAS International Conference on SIGNAL PROCESSING, 29-31 December 2011, Athens, Greece.

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Abstract

Three dimensional (3D) ultrasound image reconstruction based on two dimensional (2D) images has become a famous method for analyzing some anatomy related to abnormalities. 3D ultrasound image reconstruction system is required in order to view the specific part of the object and so that it can be used for analysis purpose. In this paper, 2D images were taken by using untracked free-hand system. Few sets of 2D images were taken with different number of slices and after some 2D image processing, 3D reconstruction is done by using surface rendering techniques by implementing marching cubes algorithm in Visual C++ 6.0 with Visualization Toolkit (VTK) toolbox. From the experiment, we can conclude that in order to reconstruct a better 3D image, the aid of tracking sensor is important. Besides, another parameter such as the number of slices of the images and image processing technique will affect the smoothness of the reconstructed 3D image

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: 2D ultrasound; 3D ultrasound; marching cubes; visualization toolkit (VTK)
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) > TA164 Bioengineering
Divisions: Faculty of Electrical and Electronic Engineering > Department of Electronic Engineering
Depositing User: Dr. Wan Mahani Hafizah Wan Mahmud
Date Deposited: 24 Jul 2014 06:31
Last Modified: 24 Jul 2014 06:31
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/5694
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