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Course 33

Modeling Techniques for Medical Applications
Level 5
This course demonstrated the state of the art in interactive and real-time modeling in educational and clinical medical applications where graphical representations of organ anatomy and physiology are necessary. Applications included modeling the shape and motion of the heart; brain data registration for surgery; abdominal, laparoscopic, and liver surgery; modeling of breasts and soft tissue; registration methods for prostate cancer; blood flow simulation; modeling of joints, skin, and muscles for animation; organ visualization and segmentation methods; and haptic interfaces.
 
Organizer
Dimitris Metaxas
University of Pennsylvania
 
Lecturers
Nicholas Ayache
INRIA
 
James S. Duncan
Yale University
 
Sarah F.F. Gibson
Mitsubishi Electric Research Lab
 
Eric Grimson
Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University
 
Ron Kikinis
Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School
 
Nadia Magnenat Thalmann
University of Geneva
 
Dimitris N. Metaxas
University of Pennsylvania

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