Computer-Based Route-Definition System for Peripheral Bronchoscopy

Abstract

Multi-detector computed tomography (MDCT) scanners produce high-resolution images of the chest. Given a patient’s MDCT scan, a physician can use an image-guided intervention system to first plan and later perform bronchoscopy to diagnostic sites situated deep in the lung periphery. An accurate definition of complete routes through the airway tree leading to… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10278-011-9433-7

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