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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Wein, W; Röper, B; Navab, N 
Title:
Integrating diagnostic B-mode ultrasonography into CT-based radiation treatment planning. 
Abstract:
This paper presents methods and a clinical procedure for integrating B-mode ultrasound images tagged with position information with a planning computed tomography (CT) scan for radiotherapy. A workflow is described that allows the integration of these modalities into the clinic. A surface mapping approach provides a preregistration of the ultrasound image borders onto the patient's skin. Successively, a set of individual ultrasound images from a freehand sweep is chosen by the physician. These i...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
IEEE Trans Med Imaging 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
26 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
866-79 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0278-0062 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Strahlentherapie und Radiologische Onkologie