Three-dimensional display in nuclear medicine and radiology

J. W. Wallis, T. R. Miller

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Abstract

As three-dimensional displays become more common in nuclear medicine and radiology, it is important to know when they should be employed. Selection of the appropriate three-dimensional rendering method requires an understanding of the techniques and both their advantages and limitations. This review article is intended to provide an introduction to three-dimensional rendering techniques. Methods in surface mapping, surface rendering, and volume rendering are presented, with discussion of specific clinical applications in nuclear medicine, computed tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)534-546
Number of pages13
JournalJournal of Nuclear Medicine
Volume32
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 1991

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