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The two-volume set LNCS 5241 and LNCS 5242 constitute the refereed proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention, MICCAI 2008, held in New York, NY, USA, in September 2008.
The program committee carefully selected 258 revised papers from numerous submissions for presentation in two volumes, based on rigorous peer reviews. The first volume includes 127 papers related to medical image computing, segmentation, shape and statistics analysis, modeling, motion tracking and compensation, as well as registration. The second volume contains 131 contributions related to robotics and interventions, statistical analysis, segmentation, intervention, modeling, and registration.
Miscellaneous II.- Computational Pathology Analysis of Tissue Microarrays Predicts Survival of Renal Clear Cell Carcinoma Patients.- Optimal Acquisition Schemes in High Angular Resolution Diffusion Weighted Imaging.- 3D Dendrite Reconstruction and Spine Identification.- Joint LMMSE Estimation of DWI Data for DTI Processing.- Evaluation of Rigid and Non-rigid Motion Compensation of Cardiac Perfusion MRI.- 3D Surface Matching and Registration through Shape Images.- Volumetric Ultrasound Panorama Based on 3D SIFT.- Automatic Intra-operative Generation of Geometric Left Atrium/Pulmonary Vein Models from Rotational X-Ray Angiography.- Efficient Computation of PDF-Based Characteristics from Diffusion MR Signal.- Bayesian Motion Recovery Framework for Myocardial Phase-Contrast Velocity MRI.- The Effect of Automated Marker Detection on in Vivo Volumetric Stent Reconstruction.- Patch-Based Markov Models for Event Detection in Fluorescence Bioimaging.- Belief Propagation for Depth Cue Fusion in Minimally Invasive Surgery.- Deformable Mosaicing for Whole-Body MRI.- Impact of Rician Adapted Non-Local Means Filtering on HARDI.- Towards Regional Elastography of Intracranial Aneurysms.- Wall Motion Classification of Stress Echocardiography Based on Combined Rest-and-Stress Data.- Harmonic Surface Mapping with Laplace-Beltrami Eigenmaps.- Motion Correction in Respiratory Gated Cardiac PET/CT Using Multi-scale Optical Flow.- Parallelized Hybrid TGRAPPA Reconstruction for Real-Time Interactive MRI.- Rician Noise Removal by Non-Local Means Filtering for Low Signal-to-Noise Ratio MRI: Applications to DT-MRI.- Human Brain Myelination from Birth to 4.5 Years.- Toward a Flexible and Portable CT Scanner.- Adaptive Discriminant Wavelet Packet Transform and Local Binary Patterns for Meningioma Subtype Classification.- Colon Unfolding Via Skeletal Subspace Deformation.- Entropy-Optimized Texture Models.- Optimal Feature Selection Applied to Multispectral Fluorescence Imaging.- AutoGate: Fast and Automatic Doppler Gate Localization in B-Mode Echocardiogram.- Estimation of Ground-Glass Opacity Measurement in CT Lung Images.- Bayesian Analysis of fMRI Data with ICA Based Spatial Prior.- Spatiotemporal Decomposition in Object-Space along Reconstruction in Emission Tomography.- Assessment of Reliability of Multi-site Neuroimaging Via Traveling Phantom Study.- Fieldmap-Free Retrospective Registration and Distortion Correction for EPI-Based Functional Imaging.- Physical-Space Refraction-Corrected Transmission Ultrasound Computed Tomography Made Computationally Practical.- Tag Separation in Cardiac Tagged MRI.- Visualization Tools for High Angular Resolution Diffusion Imaging.- Human Vocal Tract Analysis by in Vivo 3D MRI during Phonation: A Complete System for Imaging, Quantitative Modeling, and Speech Synthesis.- Fast Motion Tracking of Tagged MRI Using Angle-Preserving Meshless Registration.- Comparison of EPI Distortion Correction Methods in Diffusion Tensor MRI Using a Novel Framework.- Consensus-Locally Linear Embedding (C-LLE): Application to Prostate Cancer Detection on Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy.- Robotics and Interventions.- Automatic Guidance of an Ultrasound Probe by Visual Servoing Based on B-Mode Image Moments.- Gaze-Contingent 3D Control for Focused Energy Ablation in Robotic Assisted Surgery.- MR Navigated Breast Surgery: Method and Initial Clinical Experience.- Soft Tissue Tracking for Minimally Invasive Surgery: Learning Local Deformation Online.- Combination of Intraoperative 5-Aminolevulinic Acid-Induced Fluorescence and 3-D MR Imaging for Guidance of Robotic Laser Ablation for Precision Neurosurgery.- Statistical Analysis.- Discovering Modes of an Image Population through Mixture Modeling.- Sparse Approximation of Currents for Statistics on Curves and Surfaces.- Probabilistic Anatomo-Functional Parcellation of the Cortex: How Many Regions?.- Models of Normal Variation and Local Contrasts in Hippocampal Anatomy.- Label Space: A Coupled Multi-shape Representation.- Segmentation II.- An Atlas-Based Segmentation Propagation Framework Using Locally Affine Registration – Application to Automatic Whole Heart Segmentation.- Atlas-Based Auto-segmentation of Head and Neck CT Images.- Spectral Clustering as a Diagnostic Tool in Cross-Sectional MR Studies: An Application to Mild Dementia.- Bidirectional Segmentation of Three-Dimensional Cardiac MR Images Using a Subject-Specific Dynamical Model.- Intervention.- Ablation Monitoring with Elastography: 2D In-vivo and 3D Ex-vivo Studies.- Dynamic View Expansion for Enhanced Navigation in Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery.- Robotic System for Transapical Aortic Valve Replacement with MRI Guidance.- Image Thickness Correction for Navigation with 3D Intra-cardiac Ultrasound Catheter.- Quantification of Edematic Effects in Prostate Brachytherapy Interventions.- A Robot Assisted Hip Fracture Reduction with a Navigation System.- MRI Compatibility of Robot Actuation Techniques – A Comparative Study.- Robust Image-Based IVUS Pullbacks Gating.- Real-Time 3D Reconstruction for Collision Avoidance in Interventional Environments.- Improvement of Accuracy of Marker-Free Bronchoscope Tracking Using Electromagnetic Tracker Based on Bronchial Branch Information.- Cooperative Robot Assistant for Retinal Microsurgery.- An Ultrasound-Guided Organ Biopsy Simulation with 6DOF Haptic Feedback.- Simulations of Needle Insertion by Using a Eulerian Hydrocode FEM and the Experimental Validations.- Preoperative Surgery Planning for Percutaneous Hepatic Microwave Ablation.- Long Bone X-Ray Image Stitching Using Camera Augmented Mobile C-Arm.- Intraoperative Navigation of an Optically Tracked Surgical Robot.- Modelling Dynamic Fronto-Parietal Behaviour During Minimally Invasive Surgery – A Markovian Trip Distribution Approach.- Detecting Informative Frames from Wireless Capsule Endoscopic Video Using Color and Texture Features.- How Does the Camera Assistant Decide the Zooming Ratio of Laparoscopic Images? Analysis and Implementation.- Precision Radiotherapy for Small Animal Research.- Modeling and Online Recognition of Surgical Phases Using Hidden Markov Models.- Prostate Brachytherapy Seed Localization with Gaussian Blurring and Camera Self-calibration.- Virtual Reality-Enhanced Ultrasound Guidance for Atrial Ablation: In vitro Epicardial Study.- Fast Marker Based C-Arm Pose Estimation.- Needle Insertion Study Using Ultrasound-Based 2D Motion Tracking.- 3D Dynamic Roadmapping for Abdominal Catheterizations.- Gaze-Contingent Motor Channelling and Haptic Constraints for Minimally Invasive Robotic Surgery.- Efficient 3D Tracking for Motion Compensation in Beating Heart Surgery.- Path Planning and Workspace Determination for Robot-Assisted Insertion of Steerable Electrode Arrays for Cochlear Implant Surgery.- Software Strategy for Robotic Transperineal Prostate Therapy in Closed-Bore MRI.- Real-Time Simulation of 4D Lung Tumor Radiotherapy Using a Breathing Model.- Construction of a Statistical Surgical Plan Atlas for Automated 3D Planning of Femoral Component in Total Hip Arthroplasty.- Modeling II.- Constitutive Modeling of Human Liver Based on in Vivo Measurements.- Real-Time Simulation of Medical Ultrasound from CT Images.- Real-Time Nonlinear FEM with Neural Network for Simulating Soft Organ Model Deformation.- Modelling Childbirth: Comparing Athlete and Non-athlete Pelvic Floor Mechanics.- Modelling Mammographic Compression of the Breast.- Cardiac Medial Modeling and Time-Course Heart Wall Thickness Analysis.- Identification of Atherosclerotic Lesion-Prone Sites through Patient-Specific Simulation of Low-Density Lipoprotein Accumulation.- Exploring the Use of Proper Orthogonal Decomposition for Enhancing Blood Flow Images Via Computational Fluid Dynamics.- Fast Virtual Stenting with Deformable Meshes: Application to Intracranial Aneurysms.- Dynamic Thermal Modeling of the Normal and Tumorous Breast under Elastic Deformation.- Real-Time Liver Motion Compensation for MRgFUS.- Passive Ventricular Mechanics Modelling Using MRI of Structure and Function.- Registration II.- Fast Musculoskeletal Registration Based on Shape Matching.- Physically-Based Validation of Deformable Medical Image Registration.- Adaptive Boundary Conditions for Physically Based Follow-Up Breast MR Image Registration.- An Incremental Method for Registering Electroanatomic Mapping Data to Surface Mesh Models of the Left Atrium.- Fast, Adaptive Expectation-Maximization Alignment for Cryo-EM.- Weight Preserving Image Registration for Monitoring Disease Progression in Lung CT.- Localization of Pelvic Anatomical Coordinate System Using US/Atlas Registration for Total Hip Replacement.- GPU Accelerated Non-rigid Registration for the Evaluation of Cardiac Function.- Non-rigid Image Registration with S? S Filters.- Symmetric Nonrigid Image Registration: Application to Average Brain Templates Construction.- Diffusion Tensor Image Registration Using Tensor Geometry and Orientation Features.- A Tensor-Based Morphometry Study of Genetic Influences on Brain Structure Using a New Fluid Registration Method.- Effective Incorporation of Spatial Information in a Mutual Information Based 3D-2D Registration of a CT Volume to X-Ray Images.- A Nonrigid Image Registration Framework for Identification of Tissue Mechanical Parameters.- A Local Mutual Information Guided Denoising Technique and Its Application to Self-calibrated Partially Parallel Imaging.- Influence of Organ Motion and Contrast Enhancement on Image Registration.- Anatomy-Preserving Nonlinear Registration of Deep Brain ROIs Using Confidence-Based Block-Matching.- The Zernike Expansion – An Example of a Merit Function for 2D/3D Registration Based on Orthogonal Functions.- Registration of 4D Time-Series of Cardiac Images with Multichannel Diffeomorphic Demons.- An Active Contour-Based Atlas Registration Model Applied to Automatic Subthalamic Nucleus Targeting on MRI: Method and Validation.- Location Registration and Recognition (LRR) for Longitudinal Evaluation of Corresponding Regions in CT Volumes.- Reducing Motion Artifacts in 3-D Breast Ultrasound Using Non-linear Registration.- Semi-automatic Reference Standard Construction for Quantitative Evaluation of Lung CT Registration.- Automatic Deformable Diffusion Tensor Registration for Fiber Population Analysis.- Deformable Ultrasound Registration without Reconstruction.- A Theoretical Comparison of Different Target Registration Error Estimators.- Robust Brain Registration Using Adaptive Probabilistic Atlas.- Using Curve-Fitting of Curvilinear Features for Assessing Registration of Clinical Neuropathology with in Vivo MRI.- A Maximal Mass Confinement Principle for Rigid and Locally Rigid Image Registration.- Segmentation III.- Fully Bayesian Joint Model for MR Brain Scan Tissue and Structure Segmentation.- Detection of Deformable Objects in 3D Images Using Markov-Chain Monte Carlo and Spherical Harmonics.- A Variational Level Set Approach to Segmentation and Bias Correction of Images with Intensity Inhomogeneity.- Markov Dependence Tree-Based Segmentation of Deep Brain Structures.