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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012. We propose a novel method for registration of 3D fetal brain ultrasound and a reconstructed magnetic resonance fetal brain volumes. The reconstructed MR volume is first segmented using a probabilistic atlas and an ultrasound-like image volume is simulated from the segmentation of the MR image. This ultrasound-like image volume is then affinely aligned with real ultrasound volumes of 27 fetal brains using a robust block-matching approach which can deal with intensity artefacts and missing features in ultrasound images. We show that this approach results in good overlap of four small structures. The average of the coaligned US images shows good correlation with anatomy of the fetal brain as seen in the MR reconstruction.

Type

Conference paper

Publication Date

01/01/2012

Volume

7511 LNCS

Pages

667 - 674