Development of a 3D reconstruction of blood vessel by positional calibration of ultrasound probe

Yuki Sugano, Shinya Onogi, Antoine Bossard, Takashi Mochizuki, Kohji Masuda

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Abstract

We have ever developed the method to realize active path selection of microbubbles at the bifurcation of blood vessel by introducing acoustic radiation force to focus the density. To apply this method to an in vivo experiment, it is necessary to understand the three-dimensional shape of blood vessel and the distribution of bifurcations. Therefore we have developed a method to measure the distribution of bifurcations in blood vessel by positional calibration of the ultrasound probe with the extraction of blood flow in echograms. We used a metal ball marker for calibration. The shape of blood vessels is reconstructed in a graphical interface, where three-dimensional thinning algorithm was applied. This system helps the examiner to adjust the acoustic field for ultrasound therapy using microbubbles.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication5th 2012 Biomedical Engineering International Conference, BMEiCON 2012
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2012
Event5th 2012 Biomedical Engineering International Conference, BMEiCON 2012 - Muang, Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand
Duration: Dec 5 2012Dec 7 2012

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Other5th 2012 Biomedical Engineering International Conference, BMEiCON 2012
CountryThailand
CityMuang, Ubon Ratchathani
Period12/5/1212/7/12

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  • Biomedical Engineering

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Sugano, Y., Onogi, S., Bossard, A., Mochizuki, T., & Masuda, K. (2012). Development of a 3D reconstruction of blood vessel by positional calibration of ultrasound probe. In 5th 2012 Biomedical Engineering International Conference, BMEiCON 2012 [6465483] https://doi.org/10.1109/BMEiCon.2012.6465483