“Computer generated images for medical applications” by Sunguroff and Greenberg

  • ©Alexander Sunguroff and Donald P. Greenberg

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    Computer generated images for medical applications

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    Two computer graphics systems for the presentation of biomedical information for diagnosis and treatment planning are described. Both systems presented utilize computer tomographic (CT) data as input. One of the systems produces three-dimensional surface representations of organs and anatomical features found within the body. The other system is a radiation treatment planning aid which uses tomographic data in its computations.

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