Improvement of in vivo measurements by development and application of a 3D human body library based on Polygonal Mesh Surfaces for WBC set-up calibration

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    Abstract

    In order to have flexible computational phantoms which can be used for the calibration of specific counting geometries, a new methodology was developed to create computational 3D human body models called MaMP and FeMP - Male and Female Mesh Phantoms – based on polygonal mesh surface geometry without making use of medical images taken from human subjects. The main goal was to design new computational phantoms to overcome the limitations of the existent voxelized phantoms which were developed in a supine position and do not always provide reliable calibrations for measurements on seated people or tilted chair geometries.
    Original languageEnglish
    Awarding Institution
    • KU Leuven
    Supervisors/Advisors
    • Bogaerts, Ria, Supervisor, External person
    • Vanhavere, Filip, SCK CEN Mentor
    • Lebacq, Anne Laure, SCK CEN Mentor
    Place of PublicationLeuven, Belgium
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    Print ISBNs978-952-10-5642-0
    StatePublished - Aug 2014

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