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Virtual Bronchoscopic Navigation for Peripheral Pulmonary Lesions

Fumihiro Asano, Ralf Eberhardt, Felix J.F. Herth
2014 Respiration  
field were improved by VBN on ultrathin bronchoscopy in combination with X-ray fluoroscopy. The usefulness of VBN was also found on meta-analysis.  ...  Abstract Virtual bronchoscopic navigation (VBN) is a method in which the bronchoscope is guided on the bronchial route to a peripheral lesion using virtual bronchoscopic images.  ...  Acknowledgement The authors are indebted to Dr.  ... 
doi:10.1159/000367900 pmid:25402610 fatcat:ypi2qj2evjcshjngjlk6ynlyzm

Automated anatomical labeling of the bronchial branch and its application to the virtual bronchoscopy system

K. Mori, J. Hasegawa, Y. Suenaga, J. Toriwaki
2000 IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging  
This paper describes a method for the automated anatomical labeling of the bronchial branch extracted from a three-dimensional (3-D) chest X-ray CT image and its application to a virtual bronchoscopy system  ...  Index Terms-Anatomical labeling, bronchial branch, bronchus, knowledge-based processing, 3-D chest X-ray CT image, virtual bronchoscopy, virtual endoscopy.  ...  Yoshida for his collaboration in implementing the functions described in Sections III and IV, and colleagues at Nagoya University for useful suggestions and discussions.  ... 
doi:10.1109/42.836370 pmid:10784282 fatcat:uwanxiusuregjlu72ejjiengxm

Pulmonary Airways: 3-D Reconstruction From Multislice CT and Clinical Investigation

C.I. Fetita, F. Preteux, C. Beigelman-Aubry, P. Grenier
2004 IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging  
It relies on an energy-based three-dimensional (3-D) reconstruction of the bronchial tree from multislice CT acquisitions, up to the sixthto seventh-order subdivisions.  ...  They highlight the interest in considering CT bronchography and virtual bronchoscopy as complementary tools for clinical diagnosis and follow-up of airway diseases.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT Authors would like to thank D. Perchet for her help in selecting the endoluminal views illustrating this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tmi.2004.826945 pmid:15554124 fatcat:yxw2fgm35bh6difnr5qhfoc7ta

Modern imaging of the tracheo-bronchial tree

Archana T Laroia
2010 World Journal of Radiology  
This article is a comprehensive review of trachea and main bronchi imaging, with emphasis on the dynamic airway anatomy, and a discussion of a wide variety of diseases including, but not limited to, congenital  ...  Recent state-of-the-art computed tomography and improved three-dimensional (3-D) postprocessing techniques have revolutionized the capability of visualizing airway pathology, offering physicians an advanced  ...  obstruction using inspiration and expiration imaging in combination, as well as the full extent of the disease process with additional applications like cine-CT and virtual bronchoscopy [6, [32] [33]  ... 
doi:10.4329/wjr.v2.i7.237 pmid:21160663 pmcid:PMC2998855 fatcat:2qp2je6jbbgmzmkiqpnhuahhnu

Advanced Bronchoscopic Technologies for Biopsy of the Pulmonary Nodule: A 2021 Review

Micah Z. Levine, Sam Goodman, Robert J. Lentz, Fabien Maldonado, Otis B. Rickman, James Katsis
2021 Diagnostics  
The field of interventional pulmonology (IP) has grown from a fringe subspecialty utilized in only a few centers worldwide to a standard component in advanced medical centers.  ...  A safe and accurate means of definitively differentiating benign from malignant nodules would be highly valuable for patients, and the medical system at large.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors would like to acknowledge Elaine Kernbauer for her support.  ... 
doi:10.3390/diagnostics11122304 pmid:34943541 pmcid:PMC8700532 fatcat:sin6lfeivrajbmrnxesrk7beqa

New imaging techniques in the treatment guidelines for lung cancer

C. Schaefer-Prokop, M. Prokop
2002 European Respiratory Journal  
New techniques for the display of three-dimensional data sets include volume rendering and virtual bronchoscopy.  ...  As an alternative, nodule vascularization (contrast enhancement patterns on CT or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)), calcifications (absorption characteristics at various X-ray energies on CT or dual energy  ...  As a result of both techniques, images are obtained with high and low X-ray energy.  ... 
doi:10.1183/09031936.02.00277902 fatcat:5lfwpdoerbgxvf3vbjcv2pi22e

Evaluation and endoscopic management of persistent air leaks

Virgil Secasanu, Sevak Keshishyan, Alberto E. Revelo
2020 Shanghai Chest  
Medical causes of PAL are, in our opinion, more difficult to localize and consequently treat compared to surgical causes of air leak.  ...  In this review, we discuss the initial evaluation, management and follow up with an algorithmic approach of PAL as well as review the available endoscopic modalities.  ...  Daily chest X-ray should be obtained.  ... 
doi:10.21037/shc.2019.11.12 fatcat:mipna2gmxnb4bjkjafmouetnve

Recent Advances in Pulmonary Imaging

Daniel D. Maki, Warren B. Gefter, Abass Alavi
1999 Chest  
Volumetric CT imaging techniques together with advanced image processing have made possible "virtual bronchoscopy."  ...  Recent years have witnessed an explosion in imaging technology applicable to chest medicine.  ...  Figure 7 . 7 Virtual bronchoscopy. Axial CT image shows highdensity object (arrow) representing an aspirated dental bridge in left bronchus.  ... 
doi:10.1378/chest.116.5.1388 pmid:10559104 fatcat:hdrrnikbmbdexfrnetucfp5fsa

Annual General Assembly of the Royal Belgian Society of Radiology (RBRS), Leuven, 26.11.2013

J Pringot
2013 The Belgian Journal of Radiology  
Internal 3D rendering of the airways is equivalent to virtual bronchoscopy (VB).  ...  A short history of the Royal Belgian Radiological Society : from skeletal X-rays to whole body imaging J.  ... 
doi:10.5334/jbr-btr.542 fatcat:kan35oxiazeujguqkwfulrlygi

Airway Management in Head and Neck Pathology [chapter]

Muayad M. Radi Al-Khafaji, Hossam Makki, Hassan Haider, Furat Abbas, Abhishek Menon
2021 Special Considerations in Human Airway Management  
There is a higher risk for difficulties during airway management in patients with pathologies arising from the head and neck region and are more likely to need emergency surgical access.  ...  Studies have demonstrated that poor assessment and planning contribute to airway complications and that current airway assessment strategies have a poor diagnostic accuracy in predicting difficult intubation  ...  More precise and superior compared to X-ray. • Tracheal lesions are characterized better compared to X-ray. • Conditions such as tracheomalacia, fistula, etc. not seen in X-ray can be picked up on CT.  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.94498 fatcat:lqmco3lf3bdyzjcdh7svo7l7dy

CARS 2020—Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery Proceedings of the 34th International Congress and Exhibition, Munich, Germany, June 23–27, 2020

2020 International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery  
In the times of COVID-19 overshadowing CARS 2020 and what the future may hold, a CARS meeting with these numbers of participants is not feasible anymore and new ways have to be explored to still fulfill  ...  A hybrid (analogue and digital) CARS 2020 has therefore been envisaged to take place at the University Hospital in Munich, with a balanced combination of analogue/personal and digital presentations and  ...  We thank NVIDIA for the Titan X hardware grant that allowed us to process the images in a faster way. ].  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11548-020-02171-6 pmid:32514840 fatcat:lyhdb2zfpjcqbf4mmbunddwroq

The porcine lung as a potential model for cystic fibrosis

Christopher S. Rogers, William M. Abraham, Kim A. Brogden, John F. Engelhardt, John T. Fisher, Paul B. McCray, Geoffrey McLennan, David K. Meyerholz, Eman Namati, Lynda S. Ostedgaard, Randall S. Prather, Juan R. Sabater (+3 others)
2008 American Journal of Physiology - Lung cellular and Molecular Physiology  
Newer lung imaging processes include macrooptical techniques, micro-optical techniques, and multi-row detector X-ray CT (MDCT).  ...  The Airways: Virtual Bronchoscopy A virtual bronchoscopy is a computer-generated visualization of a traditional bronchoscopy procedure with data acquired in 3-D using MDCT scanning; it provides a simulation  ... 
doi:10.1152/ajplung.90203.2008 pmid:18487356 pmcid:PMC2519845 fatcat:vvbxayv3nvg27i4y6d2xjr6ik4

ECR 2012 Book of Abstracts - A - Postergraduate Educational Programme

2012 Insights into Imaging  
To know how to choose the appropriate imaging modality. 2. To be familiar with the patterns of distribution and appearance in imaging. 3. To learn how to differentiate ischaemia from inflammation.  ...  In the third step images have to be interpreted and correlated with the clinical findings.  ...  X-ray systems are becoming more complex and many imaging protocols are available including rotational and cone beam CT.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s13244-012-0153-4 pmid:22696127 pmcid:PMC3481066 fatcat:te6ctbtakzh5njsw43geghw3ta

Code of practice for brachytherapy physics: Report of the AAPM Radiation Therapy Committee Task Group No. 56

Ravinder Nath, Lowell L. Anderson, Jerome A. Meli, Arthur J. Olch, Judith Anne Stitt, Jeffrey F. Williamson
1997 Medical Physics (Lancaster)  
Recommendations of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine ͑AAPM͒ for the practice of brachytherapy physics are presented.  ...  These guidelines were prepared by a task group of the AAPM Radiation Therapy Committee and have been reviewed and approved by the AAPM Science Council. © 1997 American Institute of Physics.͓S0094-2405͑97͒01410  ...  In some instances the goal will be to optimize dose at points specified relative to an applicator and, in other instances, the targeted points will be obtained from three-dimensional images ͑CT, MR, or  ... 
doi:10.1118/1.597966 pmid:9350711 fatcat:3cyamwkf7vamfotetmr7aqsiyi

ECR 2015 Book of Abstracts - A - Postgraduate Educational Programme

2015 Insights into Imaging  
To learn about highly sophisticated non medial applications of X-rays 2. To understand other methods of producing X-rays 3.  ...  Contrary to normal single-energy CT systems multi-energy CT scanners allow simultaneous scanning at two peak x-ray energies.  ...  artery-to-bronchus ratio greater than 1:1 in at least three pulmonary lobes.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s13244-015-0386-0 pmid:25708993 pmcid:PMC4349897 fatcat:m7eyvqcwojfpvf3lr5hy6dwjb4
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