CISC 472/3.0 Medical Informatics
Original Author: Purang Abolmaesumi
Last Revised: November 6, 2013
Current topics in the application of information technology to medical image computing and its use in image-guided medical interventions.
Learning Hours: 120 (36L;84P)
Prerequisites: (CISC 271/3.0 or MATH-272/3.0) and CISC-330/3.0
This course provides an introduction to computational approaches to the use of medical imaging in
computer-assisted surgery and interventions.
This course is required in the Biomedical Computing (BMCO) program.
- Recap on medical image modalities (X-ray, CT, ultrasound and MRI)
- Recap on tracking, coordinate system transformations, navigation, and basics of image-guided interventions
- Rigid marker registration, iterative closest point (ICP)
- Image formation
- Similarity measures
- Image registration (2D-2D, 3D-3D, 2D-3D)
- Deformable registrations
- Use of the above in image-guided intervention systems
- T. Peters and K. Cleary: Image-Guided Interventions: Technology and Applications, Springer 2008.
- W. Birkfellner: Applied Medical Image Processing: A Basic Course, Taylor and Francis 2011.
- Anthony Brinton Wolbarst: Looking Within: How X-Ray, Ct, MRI, Ultrasound, and Other Medical Images Are Created, and How They Help Physicians Save Lives, University of California Press 1999.
- Bettyann Kevles: Naked to the Bone: Medical Imaging in the Twentieth Century, Perseus Publishing 1997.