Cinematic rendering of skin and subcutaneous soft tissues

potential applications in acute trauma

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Abstract

Skin and subcutaneous (SQ) findings are important clinical clues in assessing the mechanism and severity of traumatic injury. These findings can help the radiologist pinpoint the site of injury and perform a focused assessment of the underlying deeper tissues. However, these clues are difficult to perceive on 2D CT images and can be overlooked. Cinematic rendering (CR) is a novel 3D imaging technique that generates photorealistic views based on a new lighting model. CR can be optimized to provide renderings of the skin, SQ tissues, and underlying musculature. Depth perception, soft tissue differentiation, as well as the visualization of lacerations and gunshot wounds can also be enhanced by CR. Potentially significant information in assessing the extent of acute trauma and associated complications can be gleaned through the use of CR.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalEmergency Radiology
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2019

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Subcutaneous Tissue
Skin
Wounds and Injuries
Depth Perception
Gunshot Wounds
Lacerations
Lighting

Keywords

  • Cinematic rendering
  • Skin
  • Subcutaneous tissues
  • Trauma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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