An Open-Source 3D MR Image Visualization Toolkit
International Journal of Medical Imaging
Volume 5, Issue 4, July 2017, Pages: 47-52
Received: Feb. 23, 2016; Accepted: Jun. 20, 2016; Published: Nov. 2, 2017
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Kalim Qureshi, Department of Information Science, College of Computing Sciences and Engineering, Kuwait University, Kuwait
Javad Haider Kazmi, Department of Computer Science COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Abbottabad, Pakistan
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Abstract
Medical imaging is an important tool for the treatment and surgical planning of the diseases. These images provide insights to physician and surgeons and help them make their decisions for diagnosis and the treatment of diseases. Processing of these images is an active research area. Visualization is the most important technical determination of the quality and usefulness of these images. Numerous proprietary visualization toolkits exist on dedicated hardware. A need for an open source 3D MR image visualization toolkit for personal computers is realized which should be cheep, extendable, flexible and easy to integrate. Such a toolkit is designed and developed in this paper.
Keywords
Medical Imaging, Visualization, Maximum Intensity Projection, Open Source
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Kalim Qureshi, Javad Haider Kazmi, An Open-Source 3D MR Image Visualization Toolkit, International Journal of Medical Imaging. Vol. 5, No. 4, 2017, pp. 47-52. doi: 10.11648/j.ijmi.20170504.12
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