Improved Non-rigid Registration of Prostate MRI

@inproceedings{dAische2004ImprovedNR,
  title={Improved Non-rigid Registration of Prostate MRI},
  author={Aloys du Bois d'Aische and Mathieu De Craene and Steven Haker and Neil I. Weisenfeld and Clare M. Tempany and Benoit M. Macq and S. Warfield},
  booktitle={MICCAI},
  year={2004}
}
This paper introduces a fast non-rigid registration method for aligning pre-operative 1.5 T MR images to intra-operative 0.5 T MR images for guidance in prostate biopsy. After the acquisition of both pre-operative 1.5 T and intra-operative 0.5 T, an intensity correction method is applied to the pre-operative images to reduce the significant artifacts in the signal intensities due to the presence of an endo-rectal coil. A fast manual segmentation of prostate in both modalities is carried out to… 

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