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A Virtual Reality Simulator for Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy Training

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7 Author(s)
Dong Ni ; Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China ; Wing Yin Chan ; Jing Qin ; Yim-Pan Chui
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A VR-based training system for practicing biopsies simulates ultrasound imagery by stitching multiple ultrasound volumes on the basis of a 3D scale-invariant feature transform algorithm. In addition, a six-degree-of-freedom force model delivers a realistic haptic rendering of needle insertion.

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Computer Graphics and Applications, IEEE  (Volume:31 ,  Issue: 2 )