Radioactive needlework : reconstruction of needle-positions in radiation treatment

C. Archer, F.P.H. Beckum, van, A. Hill, M.E. Hochstenbach, I. Smeets

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Nucletron presented a medical problem to the SWI 2006: how to find needles used for cancer treatment in a prostate? More concretely: how to find the positions of these needles from distorted images from an ultrasound probe? Section 1 explains the background of this problem. In Section 2 we deal with physical explanations for the distortions. In Section 3 we give a brief overview of medical imaging and explain which techniques we used to clean up the images.
Originele taal-2Engels
TitelMathematics in Industry (Proceedings 55th European Study Group Mathematics with Industry, ESGI55/SWI2006, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, January 30-February 3, 2006)
RedacteurenE.R. Fledderus, R.W. Hofstad, van der, E. Jochemsz, J. Molenaar, T.J.J. Mussche, M.A. Peletier, G. Prokert
Plaats van productieEindhoven
UitgeverijTechnische Universiteit Eindhoven
StatusGepubliceerd - 2006


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