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BY-NC-ND 4.0 license Open Access Published by De Gruyter September 22, 2018

Registration of pre- and postoperative surface scans for pediatric neurosurgery

  • Manuel Katanacho EMAIL logo , John-Certus Lack , Felix Fehlhaber and Jörg Krüger

Abstract

A software for automatic registration and differential visualization of pre- and postoperative surface scans for use in pediatric neurosurgery is developed and implemented. The core operations of the registration include an automatic head extraction, a rough registration by aligning the main axes, a depth map-based registration for robust determination and registration of feature points in the facial area, and a fine registration. A graphical user interface is implemented for the difference visualization and program control.

Published Online: 2018-09-22
Published in Print: 2018-09-01

© 2018 the author(s), published by Walter de Gruyter Berlin/Boston

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