IBM, Mayo Clinic speed up 3-D medical imaging

Taylor, Colleen
April 2007
Electronic News;4/16/2007, Vol. 53 Issue 16, p33
Trade Publication
The article reports that collaborators from the Mayo Clinic and IBM have exploited parallel computer architecture and memory bandwidth to accelerate the processing of three-dimensional (3-D) medical images. The innovation helps image registration, the computer-enhanced alignment of two medical images obtained at different dates or by using various imaging devices, in 3-D according to researchers. The firms used the IBM BladeCenter QS20 in running the optimized registration application.


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