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A VR Simulator for Intracardiac Intervention
Jan.-Feb. 2013 (vol. 33 no. 1)
pp. 44-57
P. Chiang, Nanyang Technol. Univ., Singapore, Singapore
Jianmin Zheng, Nanyang Technol. Univ., Singapore, Singapore
You Yu, Nanyang Technol. Univ., Singapore, Singapore
Chee Kong Chui, Nat. Univ. of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Yiyu Cai, Nanyang Technol. Univ., Singapore, Singapore
A VR simulator provides low-cost, realistic training for intracardiac techniques for determining the heart's mechanical and electrical activities. A geometric method models interaction between a catheter and the heart wall. Boundary-enhanced voxelization accelerates detection of catheter-heart interaction. A tactile interface incorporates a VR catheter unit to track the catheter's movement.
Index Terms:
Heart,Catheters,Myocardium,Computational modeling,Biomedical monitoring,Surface reconstruction,Cardiology,VIrtual reality,catheter-heart interaction,Heart,Catheters,Myocardium,Computational modeling,Biomedical monitoring,Surface reconstruction,Cardiology,VIrtual reality,modeling,Heart,Catheters,Myocardium,Computational modeling,Biomedical monitoring,Surface reconstruction,Cardiology,VIrtual reality,computer graphics,intracardiac intervention,simulator
Citation:
P. Chiang, Jianmin Zheng, You Yu, Koon Hou Mak, Chee Kong Chui, Yiyu Cai, "A VR Simulator for Intracardiac Intervention," IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol. 33, no. 1, pp. 44-57, Jan.-Feb. 2013, doi:10.1109/MCG.2012.47
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