US Patent No: 7,570,791

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Method and apparatus for performing 2D to 3D registration

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A method and apparatus for performing 2D to 3D registration includes an initialization step and a refinement step. The initialization step is directed to identifying an orientation and a position by knowing orientation information where data images are captured and by identifying centers of relevant bodies. The refinement step uses normalized mutual information and pattern intensity algorithms to register the 2D image to the 3D volume.

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MEDTRONIC NAVIGATION, INC.LOUISVILLE, CO96

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Frank, Kevin J Lafayette, CO 15 450
Mark, Kevin E Westminster, CO 7 105

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