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Virtual Reality in Clinical Abdominal MR Imaging

  • J. F. Debatin
Conference paper
Part of the Syllabus book series (SYLLABUS)

Abstract

Continuous advances in the capabilities of computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) hardware have made the availability of high-resolution isotropic data volumes part of the every day clinical environment. With the aid of sophisticated algorithms and high performance computing, cross-sectional MR imaging data of the abdomen may be rendered as direct three-dimensional (3D) representations of selected structures. Various post-processing routines, including virtual intraluminal endoscopy (VIE) can be applied to these data sets.

Keywords

Magnetic Resonance Angiography Compute Tomography Colonography Volume Rendering Magn Reson Image Virtual Colonoscopy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. F. Debatin
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Diagnostic RadiologyUniversity HospitalZurichSwitzerland

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