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Computerized nuchal translucency three dimensional reconstruction, visualization and measurement for trisomy 21 pretal early assessment

Lai, Khin Wee and Hum, Yan Chai and Supriyanto, Eko (2011) Computerized nuchal translucency three dimensional reconstruction, visualization and measurement for trisomy 21 pretal early assessment. International Journal of Physical Sciences, 6 (19). pp. 4640-4648. ISSN 1992-1950

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Abstract

Conventionally, measurement of ultrasonic marker, nuchal translucency or NT is accomplished by manual assessment in two dimensional ultrasound images for trisomy 21 early detection. Nonetheless, the efficiency of 2D measurement depends heavily on the image position and any deviation will prompt inaccurate measurement. Therefore, in this paper we proposed the reconstruction, visualization and measurement of nuchal translucency using three dimensional approaches for real time computation. Open-source visualization toolkit VTK was implemented for 3D interactive graphics supports. The methodology entails the virtual slider cutting plane to explicit the internal structure of ultrasound marker. It is concluded in our findings that 3D measurements of nuchal translucency provide higher accuracy and consistency of thickness measurement.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:nuchanal translucency
Subjects:Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
Divisions:Biosciences and Medical Engineering
ID Code:44807
Deposited By: Haliza Zainal
Deposited On:21 Apr 2015 11:31
Last Modified:14 Sep 2017 09:34

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