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Angiography Simulation and Planning Using A Multi-Fluid Approach.

Huang, D., Tang, P., Tang, W. and Tao Ruan, W., 2019. Angiography Simulation and Planning Using A Multi-Fluid Approach. Applied Science, 9 (3), 379.

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Official URL: https://www.mdpi.com/journal/applsci

DOI: 10.3390/app9030379

Abstract

Angiography is a minimally invasive diagnostic procedure in endovascular interventions. Training interventional procedures is a big challenge, due to the complexity of the procedures with the changes of measurement and visualization in blood flow rate, volume, and image contrast. In this paper, we present a novel virtual reality-based 3D interactive training platform for angiography procedure training. We propose a multi-fluid flow approach with a novel corresponding non-slip boundary condition to simulate the effect of diffusion between the blood and contrast media. A novel syringe device tool is also designed as an add-on hardware to the 3D software simulation system to model haptics through real physical interactions to enhance the realism of the simulation-based training. Experimental results show that the system can simulate realistic blood flow in complex blood vessel structures. The results are validated by visual comparisons between real angiography images and simulations. By combining the proposed software and hardware, our system is applicable and scalable to many interventional radiology procedures. Finally, we have tested the system with clinicians to assess its efficacy for virtual reality-based medical training.

Item Type:Article
ISSN:2076-3417
Uncontrolled Keywords:interventional procedures; medical simulation and training; virtual angiography; blood flow
Group:Faculty of Science & Technology
ID Code:31676
Deposited By: Unnamed user with email symplectic@symplectic
Deposited On:24 Jan 2019 14:25
Last Modified:24 Jan 2019 14:25

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