In this project, we propose a virtual reality (VR) based immersive walkthrough inside a CT or MRI volume. State-of-the-art rendering algorithms are computationally expensive. This work explores high-quality rendering in real-time using graphics hardware.
Various goals of the project are:
- Render 3D medical volumes in a near-realistic fashion (in colour and shaded) in real-time,
- Provide a VR based immersive experience so that doctors can navigate and walk inside the volume to explore (this could help in better diagnosis)
- Using machine learning based algorithms to highlight problematic regions (like tumours).
The video below shows an initial prototype of rendering and walkthrough in VR environment.
Courtesy: Palash Ranjan Bansal, IIIT-Delhi
Real-time immersive medical volume rendering