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Current Medical Imaging


ISSN (Print): 1573-4056
ISSN (Online): 1875-6603

Review Article

3D Visualization of Brain Tumors Using MR Images: A Survey

Author(s): Dina Mohammed Sherif El-Torky*, Maryam Nabil Al-Berry, Mohammed Abdel-Megeed Salem and Mohamed Ismail Roushdy

Volume 15, Issue 4, 2019

Page: [353 - 361] Pages: 9

DOI: 10.2174/1573405614666180111142055

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Background: Three-Dimensional visualization of brain tumors is very useful in both diagnosis and treatment stages of brain cancer.

Discussion: It helps the oncologist/neurosurgeon to take the best decision in Radiotherapy and/or surgical resection techniques. 3D visualization involves two main steps; tumor segmentation and 3D modeling.

Conclusion: In this article, we illustrate the most widely used segmentation and 3D modeling techniques for brain tumors visualization. We also survey the public databases available for evaluation of the mentioned techniques.

Keywords: Brain tumor, segmentation, magnetic resonance images, visualization, reconstruction, treatment.

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