Three-dimensional imaging of the thoracic cavity

Robin L Stern, H. E. Cline, G. A. Johnson, C. E. Ravin

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Three-dimensional (3D) surface reconstruction techniques were applied to sets of computed tomographic (CT) images of the thoracic cavity. Emphasis was placed on extracting lung images. High quality, detailed 3D images of the lung surface and internal bronchial and vascular structures were produced.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)282-288
Number of pages7
JournalInvestigative Radiology
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1989
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology

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    Stern, R. L., Cline, H. E., Johnson, G. A., & Ravin, C. E. (1989). Three-dimensional imaging of the thoracic cavity. Investigative Radiology, 24(4), 282-288.