A User Interface for Robot-Assisted Diagnostic Ultrasound

  title={A User Interface for Robot-Assisted Diagnostic Ultrasound},
  author={Purang Abolmaesumi and Septimiu E. Salcudean and Wen-Hong Zhu and Simon P. DiMaio and Mohammad Reza Sirouspour},
A robot-assisted system for medical diagnostic ultrasound has been developed by the authors. This paper presents key features of the user interface used in this system. While the ultrasound transducer is positioned by a robot, the operator, the robot controller, and an ultrasound image processor have shared control over its motion. Ultrasound image features that can be selected by the operator are recognized and tracked by a variety of techniques. Based on feature tracking, ultrasound image… CONTINUE READING
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