3D Thermal Medical Image Visualization Tool: Integration between MRI and Thermographic Images

Abreu de Souza, Mauren ;   Chagas Paz, André ;   Jose Sanches, Ionildo ;   Nohama, Percy ;   Gamba, Humberto

Tags Multimodal image fusionInfra-red imagingImage visualization

Three-dimensional medical image reconstruction using different images modalities require registration techniques that are, in general, based on...

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A Hybrid Method for Non-Rigid Registration of Intra-Operative Ultrasound Images with Pre-Operative MR Images

Farnia, Parastoo ;   Ahmadian, Alireza ;   Shabanian, Touraj ;   Dadashi Serej, Nassim ;   Alirezaie, Javad

Tags Rigid-body image registrationMultimodal image fusionImage feature extraction

In recent years intra-operative ultrasound images have been used for many procedures in neurosurgery. The registration of intra-operative...

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A Novel Watermarking Based Tamper Detection and Recovery System for Medical Image Authentication and EPR Hiding

Tareef, Afaf ;   Al-Ani, Ahmed ;   Chung, Yuk Ying ;   Nguyen, Hung T.

Tags Deformable image registrationImage reconstruction - fast algorithmsUltrasonic prenatal imaging

Recently, the literature has witnessed an increasing interest in the study of medical image watermarking and recovery technologies. In this...

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A Shape Based Rotation Invariant Method for Ultrasound-MR Image Registration: A Phantom Study

Abdolghaffar, Mostafa ;   Ahmadian, Alireza ;   Ayoobi, N ;   Farnia, Parastoo ;   Shabanian, Touraj ;   Shafiei, Naser ;   Alirezaie, Javad

Tags Rigid-body image registrationMultimodal image fusionBrain image analysis

In this work, a new shape based method to improve the accuracy of Brain Ultrasound-MRI image registration is proposed. The method is based...

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Automatic Registration of Pre and Intraoperative Data for Long Bones in Minimally Invasive Surgery

Fakhfakh, Houssem Eddine ;   Llort-Pujol, Gerard ;   Hamitouche, Chafiaâ ;   Stindel, Eric

Tags Multimodal image fusionUltrasonic interventional imagingImage segmentation

The Minimally Invasive Procedures (MIP) in orthopedics have grown rapidly worldwide, as clinical results indicate that patients who undergo MIP...

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Development of a Specific Tracer for Metabolic Imaging of Alveolar Echinococcosis: A Preclinical Study

Porot, Clémence ;   Knapp, Jenny ;   Wang, Junhua ;   Germain, Stéphane ;   Camporese, Davide ;   Seimbille, Yann ;   Boulahdour, Hatem ;   Vuitton, Dominique Angèle ;   Gottstein, Bruno ;   Blagosklonov, Oleg

Tags PET and SPECT Imaging applicationsPET and SPECT imagingMultimodal imaging

Positron emission tomography (PET)-computed tomography (CT) using [18F]-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) (FDG-PET/CT) is a valuable method for...

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Estimation of Brain Internal Structures by Deforming Brain Atlas Using Finite Element Method

Kobayashi, Kaoru ;   Morooka, Ken'ichi ;   Miyagi, Yasushi ;   Fukuda, Takaichi ;   Tsuji, Tokuo ;   Kurazume, Ryo ;   Samura, Kazuhiro

Tags Deformable image registrationBrain image analysis

This paper presents a method for estimating the internal structures of a patient brain by deforming a standard brain atlas. Conventional...

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Fusion of Structural and Functional Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging Data for Studying Ventricular Fibrillation

Magtibay, Karl ;   Beheshti, Mohammadali ;   Hosseyndoust Foomany, Farbod ;   Balasundaram, Krishnanand ;   Masse, Stephane ;   Lai, Patrick F.H. ;   Asta, John ;   Zamiri, Nima ;   Jaffray, David A. ;   Nanthakumar, Kumaraswamy ;   Krishnan, Sridhar ;   Umapathy, Karthikeyan

Tags Multimodal image fusionMultivariate image analysisCardiac imaging and image analysis

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) techniques such as Current Density Imaging (CDI) and Diffusion Tensor Imaging (DTI) provide a complementing...

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Multi-Modal Image Registration Using Structural Features

Kasiri, Keyvan ;   Clausi, David Anthony ;   Fieguth, Paul

Tags Deformable image registrationMultimodal imagingImage feature extraction

Multi-modal image registration has been a challenging task in medical images because of the complex intensity relationship between images to be...

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Virtual Navigator Automatic Registration Technology in Abdominal Application

Mauri, Giovanni ;   De Beni, Stefano ;   Forzoni, Leonardo ;   D'Onofrio, Sara ;   Kolev, Velizar ;   Lagana, Maria Marcella ;   Solbiati, Luigi

Tags Multimodal image fusionUltrasonic interventional imagingX-ray CT

Real-time Ultrasound (US) image fusion with a pre-acquired second imaging dataset - Computed Tomography (CT), Magnetic Resonance Imaging...

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