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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.
Dimitris Metaxas
University of Pennsylvania
Nicholas Ayache
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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