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Issue No.02 - March/April (2011 vol.31)
pp: 36-48
Wing Yin Chan , Chinese University of Hong Kong
Jing Qin , Chinese University of Hong Kong
Dong Ni , Chinese University of Hong Kong
Yingge Qu , The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Simon S. M. Ho , Union Hospital, Hong Kong
Pheng Ann Heng , Chinese University of Hong Kong
A VR-based training system for practicing biopsies simulates ultrasound imagery by stitching multiple ultrasound volumes on the basis of a 3D scale-invariant feature transform algorithm. In addition, a six-degree-of-freedom force model delivers a realistic haptic rendering of needle insertion.
virtual surgery, ultrasound-guided biopsy, image registration and stitching, haptic modeling, deformable models, computer graphics, graphics and multimedia
Wing Yin Chan, Jing Qin, Dong Ni, Yingge Qu, Simon S. M. Ho, Pheng Ann Heng, "A Virtual Reality Simulator for Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy Training", IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol.31, no. 2, pp. 36-48, March/April 2011, doi:10.1109/MCG.2009.151
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