A new hybrid renderer for virtual bronchoscopy.

  title={A new hybrid renderer for virtual bronchoscopy.},
  author={K. H. Englmeier and Michael Haubner and Christian Krapichler and Maximilian Reiser},
  journal={Studies in health technology and informatics},
PURPOSE To improve the diagnosis of pathologic modified airways, a new hybrid visualization system has been developed and tested based on digital image analysis and synthesis of spiral CT as well as the visual simulation of bronchoscopy. METHOD/MATERIALS 20 patients with pathologic modifications of the airways (tumors, lung transplantation) were examined… CONTINUE READING