Patrick Courtis

Clare Fitzpatrick1
Hannan Mullett1
1Clare Fitzpatrick
1Hannan Mullett
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An image registration-based elastography algorithm is presented for assessing the stiffness of tissue regions inside the prostate for the purpose of detecting tumors. A 3D finite-element model of the prostate is built from ultrasound images and used to simulate the deformation of the prostate induced by a TRUS probe. To reconstruct the stiffness of tissues,(More)
BACKGROUND Principal component analysis (PCA) enables the building of statistical shape models of bones and joints. This has been used in conjunction with computer assisted surgery in the past. However, PCA of the clavicle has not been performed. Using PCA, we present a novel method that examines the major modes of size and three-dimensional shape variation(More)
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