Geometric modelling for virtual colon unfolding

Geometric modeling for scientific visualization, Springer, page 453--468 - 2003
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A virtual endoscopic view is not necessarily the best way to examine a hol!ow organ, such as the colon. The inner surface of the colon is where polyps are located, and therefore what is examined by the physicians. A flight through the colon using a common endoscopie view shows a small percentage of the inner surface. Virtually unfolding of the colon can be a more efficient way to look at the inner surface. We propose two methods to unfold the colon: a method that unfolds the colon locally using local projections, and a method that obtains a global unfolding of the colon by achieving a suitable parameterization of its surface.

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@InCollection { VG03,
  author       = "Vilanova, Anna and Groeller, Meister Eduard",
  title        = "Geometric modelling for virtual colon unfolding",
  booktitle    = "Geometric modeling for scientific visualization",
  series       = "Mathematics and visualization",
  pages        = "453--468",
  year         = "2003",
  editor       = "Brunnet,G.",
  publisher    = "Springer",
  address      = "Berlin",
  url          = ""

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