Real-time segmentation of Trans-urethral Ultrasound images for prostate brachytherapy

David R. Holmes, Richard A. Robb

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Abstract

Previous research on Trans-urethral Ultrasound (TUUS) imaging has shown promise that TUUS will become a viable new intra-operative tool. Prior work focused on the processing of TUUS data in order to obtain useful clinical information, however intra-operative imaging issues (real-time feedback) have not been fully addressed. This paper describes a unique framework for efficient processing which can be used for intra-operative imaging. The methods describe a segmentation pipeline which meet the requirements of intra-operative imaging in prostate brachytherapy. The implementation of the process is described and the process is evaluated for efficiency and accuracy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)983-984
Number of pages2
JournalLecture Notes in Computer Science
Volume2879
Issue numberPART 2
DOIs
StatePublished - 2003
EventMedical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention, MICCAI 2003 - 6th International Conference Proceedings - Montreal, Que., Canada
Duration: Nov 15 2003Nov 18 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Computer Science(all)

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