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Cristian Linte
Assistant Professor

2016 Submissions

Journal Paper

CA, Linte, Cahill ND, and Dangi S. "Integrating Atlas and Graph Cut Methods for Left Ventricle Segmentation from Cardiac Cine MRI." Lect Notes Comput Sci 10124. (2016): 76-86. Print. «

CA, Linte and Peters TM. "Image-guided Interventions and Computer-integrated Therapy: Quo Vadis?" Med Image Anal. 33. (2016): 56-63. Print. *

CA, Linte, et al. "An Interactive 3D Virtual Anatomy Puzzle for Learning and Simulation: Initial Demonstration and Evaluation." Stud Health Technol Inform 220. (2016): 233-40. Print. *

Book Chapter

CA, Linte, Peters TM, and Fenster A. "Image-guided Procedures: Tools, Techniques, and Clinical Applications." Advances in Medical Physics. Ed. Devon J. Godfrey, Jacob Van Dyk, Shiva K. Das, Bruce H. Curran, and Anthony B. Wolbarst. Chicago, IL: MPP Medical Physics Publishing, 2016. 97-113. Print. *

Published Conference Proceedings

CA, Linte, et al. "Automated Reconstruction of Standing Posture Panoramas from Multi-sector Long Limb X-ray Images." Proceedings of the Proc SPIE Medical Imaging: biomedical Applications in Molecular, Structural and Functional Imaging - San Diego CA Feb. 2016. Ed. B. Jimi and A. Krol. Bellingham, WA: SPIE, 2016. Print. *

CA, Linte and Ben-Zikri YK. "A Robust, Automated Left Ventricle Region of Interest Localization Technique Using a Cardiac Cine MRI Atlas." Proceedings of the Proc SPIE Medical Imaging: Image-guided procedures, Robotic Interventions and Modeling - San Diego CA Feb 2016. Ed. ZR Yaniv and R Webster III. Bellingham, WA: SPIE, 2016. Print. *

CA, Linte, et al. "A Comparison Study of atlas-based 3D Cardiac MRI Segmentation: Global Versus Global and Local Transformations." Proceedings of the Proc SPIE Medical Imaging: Image-guided procedures, Robotic Interventions and Modeling - San Diego CA Feb. 2016. Ed. ZR Yaniv and RJ Webster III. Bellingham, WA: SPIE, 2016. Print. *

CA, Linte, et al. "Experimental Characterization, Comparison, and Image Quality Assessment of Two Ultrasound Contrast Agents: Optison and Definity." Proceedings of the Proc SPIE Medical Imaging: Ultrasound Imaging and Tomography - San Diego CA Feb 2016. Ed. N Duric and B Heude. Bellingham, WA: SPIE, 2016. Print. *

N, Ben-Zikri YK, Helguera M, Fetzer D, Linte CA and Cahill. "Comparison of Lesion-centered vs. Lung-centered Registration for Nodule Assessment from Lung CT Images." Proceedings of the Proc. IEEE Western NY Image Signal Process - Rochester NY Dec. 2015. Ed. R Ptucha, N Cahill, CA Linte and B Ghoraani. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE, 2016. Web. *

CA, Linte, Dangi S, and Cahill N. "Integrating Atlas and Graph Cut Methods for Right Ventricle Segmentation from Cardiac Cine MRI." Proceedings of the Proc SPIE Medical Imaging: Image-guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions and Modeling - Orlando FL Feb. 2017. Ed. RJ Webster III and B Fei. Bellingham, WA: SPIE, 2017. Print. *

Invited Paper

CA, Linte. "Virtual and Augmented Medical Imaging Environments: Applications to Simulation, Training, Surgical Planning and Interventional Guidance." Computational Vision and Medical Image Processing. (2016). Print. *

Invited Keynote/Presentation

CA, Linte. "From Medical Imaging to Minimally Invasive (Cardiac) Visualization for Diagnosis, Intervention Planning and Guidance: Technology and Applications." Computer-integrated Surgery. University of British Columbia. Vancouver, BC. 15 Nov. 2016. Guest Lecture. ˜

Invited Article/Publication

CA, Linte and Yaniv ZR. "Image-guided Interventions: We’ve Come a Long Way, But Are We There?" IEEE Pulse. (2016). Web. *

Peer Reviewed/Juried Poster Presentation

G, Jalalahmadi. "An Inclusive Numerical Model to Study Geometrical and Biomechanical Properties of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm." Proceedings of the IEEE Biomedical Health Informatics. 2016. Ed. Las Vegas NV 2016. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE. ˜

CA, Linte, Man A, and Kormos M. "Development and Dissemination of Interactive Didactic Modules for Biomedical Engineering: Bridging Fluid Mechanics, Biomechanics and Systems Physiology." Proceedings of the 123rd Annual Conference& Exhibition of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE). Ed. New Orleans, LA, USA. June 26–29, 2016. New Orleans, LI: ASEE. £

2015 Submissions

Full Length Book

Linte, CA, Z Yaniv, and P Fallavollita. Augmented Environments for Computer-Assisted Interventions. 10th edition ed. Heidelberg, Germany: Springer, 2015. Print. £

Journal Paper

al., Linte CA et. "An Interactive 3D Virtual Anatomy Puzzle for Learning and Simulation: Initial Demonstration and Evaluation." Stud Health Technol Inform. (2016): In Press. Print. *

Dangi, S, et al. "Automatic LV Feature Detection and Blood-pool Tracking from Multi-plane TEE Time Series." Lect Notes Comput Sci 9126. (2015): 29-39. Print. «

Book Chapter

Yaniv, Z and CA Linte. "Applications of Augmented reality in the Operating Room." Fundamentals of Wearable Computers and Augmented Reality, 2nd Ed. New York, NY: Taylor & Francis, 2015. 486-518. Print. *

Linte, CA, et al. "Image-guided Procedures: Tools, Techniques and Clinical Applications." Bio-engineering for Surgery: The Critical Engineer Surgeon-Interface. New York, NY: Elsevier, 2015. forthcoming. Print. *

Yaniv, Z and CA Linte. "Applications of Augmented Reality in the Operating Room." Fundamentals of Wearable Computers and Augmented Reality. Woodrow Barfield, USA: Taylor & Francis, 2015. 485-518. Print. £

Linte, CA, et al. "Image-guided Procedures: Tools, Techniques and Clinical Applications." Bioengineering for Surgery: The Critical Engineer Surgeon Interface. Ed. James Drake. Cambridge, UK: Woodhead Publishing Group, 2015. 98-131. Print. £

Published Conference Proceedings

Camp, JJ, et al. "The Effect of Elastic Modulus on Ablation Catheter Contact Area." Proceedings of the SPIE Medical Imaging - Orlando, FL, Feb. 2015. Ed. Z Yaniv and R Webster. Bellingham, WA: SPIE, 2015. Print. *

Bensch, A, et al. "Augmenting Real-time Video with Virtual Models for Enhanced Visualization for Simulation, Training and Guidance." Proceedings of the SPIE Medical Imaging - Orlando, FL, Feb. 2015. Ed. Z Yaniv and R Webster. Bellingham, WA: SPIE, 2015. Print. *

Dangi, S, et al. "Endocardial Left Ventricle Feature Tracking and Reconstruction From Tri-plane TEE Data for Computer-assisted Image Guidance and Cardiac Function Assessment." Proceedings of the SPIE Medical Imaging - Orlando, FL, Feb. 2015. Ed. Z Yaniv and R Webster. Bellingham, WA: SPIE, 2015. Print. *

Ben-Zikri, YK, et al. "Comparison of Lesion-centered vs. Lung-centered Registration for Nodule Assessment from Lung CT Images." Proceedings of the IEEE Western NY Image & Signal Processing. Ed. T Vodacek et al. Rochester, NY: IEEE Explore, 2015. Web. *

Hughes, A, et al. "Experimental Characterization, Comparison, and Image Quality Assessment of Two Ultrasound Contrast Agents: Optison and Definity." Proceedings of the SPIE Medical Imaging -San Diego, CA, Feb. 2016. Ed. N Duric and B Heyde. Bellingham, WA: SPIE, Print. *

Daryanani, A, et al. "A Comparison Study of Atlas-based 3D Cardiac MRI Segmentation: Global Versus Global and Local Transformations." Proceedings of the SPIE Medical Imaging - San Diego, CA, Feb. 2016. Ed. Z Yaniv and R Webster. Bellingham, WA: SPIE, 2016. Print. *

Ben-Zikri, YK, S Dangi, and CA Linte. "A Robust, Automated Left Ventricle Region of Interest Localization Technique Using a Cardiac cine MRI Atlas." Proceedings of the SPIE Medical Imaging - San Diego, CA, Feb. 2016. Ed. Z Yaniv and R Webster. Bellingham, WA: SPIE, 2016. Print. *

Miller, L, et al. "Automated Reconstruction of Standing Posture Panoramas from Multi-sector Long Limb x-ray Images." Proceedings of the SPIE Medical Imaging - San Diego, CA, Feb. 2016. Ed. B Gimi and A Krol. Bellingham, WA: SPIE, 2016. Print. *

Invited Paper

CA, Linte. "Virtual and Augmented Medical Imaging Environments: Applications to Simulation, Training, Surgical Planning and Interventional Guidance." Computational Vision and Medical Image Processing. (2016). Print. * ∆

Invited Keynote/Presentation

Linte, CA. "Minimally Invasive Surgery & Therapy Revisited: Tools for Virtual Visualization and Guidance." IET Healthcare Technologies Network Annual Gala. The Institution of Engineering and Technology. London, UK. 26 Nov. 2015. Guest Lecture. £

Linte, CA. "Seeing what Lies Beneath: Enabling Minimally Invasive Access, Visualization And Surgical Navigation via Biomedical Imaging and Modelling." International Conference on Biomedical Image and Signal Processing. IET. Beijing, China. 21 Nov. 2015. Lecture.

Linte, CA. "Multi-modality Medical Imaging Applications and Computer/information Science for Healthcare." International Conference on Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks. IET. Beijing, China. 19 Nov. 2015. Keynote Speech.

Linte, CA. "Patient-specific Multi-modality Visualization Environments for Minimally Invasive Image-guided Interventions." Thematic Conference on Computational Vision, Visualization and Medical Image Processing. ECCOMAS. Tenerife, Spain. 20 Oct. 2015. Keynote Speech.

Linte, CA. "5. Augmented and Virtual Medical Imaging Applications for Simulation, Teaching, Surgical Planning and Interventional Guidance." Hamlyn Symposium in Medical Robotics. Imperial College London. London, UK. 20 Jun. 2015. Lecture.

Linte, CA. "On Augmented and Virtual Visualization Environments for Computer-Aided Diagnosis and Image-guided Intervention." IEEE Joint Chapters Meeting. IEEE. Rochester, NY. 31 Mar. 2015. Guest Lecture.

Invited Article/Publication

Linte, CA and Z Yaniv. "If We Can See It, We Can Fix It: From Medical Imaging to Guidance Environments for Computer-assisted Interventions." IEEE Life Sciences. (2015). Web. ˜

Celano, L and CA Linte. "Propelling your Career." IEEE Pulse. (2015). Web. ˜

Linte, CA. "Are you Receiving the Mentorship you Need?" IEEE Pulse. (2015). Web. ˜

2014 Submissions

Full Length Book

Linte, CA, et al. Augmented Environments for Computer-Assisted Interventions. 9th ed. Heidelberg, Germany: Springer, 2014. Print. *

Journal Paper

Linte, CA, et al. "Tissue Damage Characterization, Lesion Assessment and Visualization for Image-guided Cardiac Ablation." Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery 9. (2014): 93-101. Print. *

Linte, CA, et al. "Virtual Platform for Spine Surgery Planning: Initial Assessment and Clinical Experience." Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering: Imaging & Visualization. (2014) Web. *

Sun, D, et al. "Anatomic Surface Reconstruction from Samples Point Cloud Data and Prior Models." Studies in Health Technology and Informatics 196. (2014): 387-393. Print. *

Book Chapter

Linte, CA, et al. "Toward Virtual Modeling and Templating for Enhanced Spine Surgery Planning." Spinal Imaging and Image Analysis. Heidelberg, Germany: Springer, 2014. 441-67. Print. *

Published Conference Proceedings

Dangi, S, et al. "Endocardial Left Ventricle Feature Tracking and Reconstruction from Tri-plane TEE Data for Computer-assisted Image Guidance and Cardiac Function Assessment." Proceedings of the SPIE Medical Imaging Imaging Image-guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions and Modeling. Ed. ZR Yaniv and R Webster III. Bellingham, WA: SPIE, 2014. Print. *

Potter, MJ, et al. "Augmenting Real-time Video with Virtual Models for Enhanced Visualization for Simulation, Training and Guidance." Proceedings of the SPIE Medical Imaging - Image Perception, Observer Performance, and Technology Assessment. Ed. C Mello-Thoms. Bellingham, WA: SPIE, 2014. Print. *

Camp, JJ, et al. "The Effect of Elastic Modulus on Ablation Catheter Contact Area." Proceedings of the SPIE Medical Imaging Imaging Image-guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions and Modeling. Ed. ZR Yaniv and R Webster III. Bellingham, WA: SPIE, 2014. Print. *

Dawson-Elli, A, et al. "An Integrated "Plug & Play" 3D Slicer Module for Image-guided Navigation for Training, Simulation and Guidance." Proceedings of the IEEE Western NY Image & Signal Processing. Ed. N Cahill. Piscataway, NY: IEEE, 2014. Web. *

Linte, CA, et al. "Virtual Estimates of Fastening Strength for Pedicle Screw Implantation Procedures." Proceedings of the SPIE Medical Imaging Imaging Image-guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions and Modeling. Ed. ZR Yaniv and R Webster III. Bellingham, NY: SPIE, 2014. Print. *

Rettmann, ME, et al. "Toward Standardized Mapping for Left Atrial Analysis and Cardiac Ablation Guidance." Proceedings of the SPIE Medical Imaging Imaging Image-guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions and Modeling. Ed. ZR Yaniv and R Webster III. Bellingham, WA: SPIE, 2014. Print. *

Linte, CA, et al. "Formulating a Pedicle Screw Fastening Strength Surrogate via Patient-specific Virtual Templating and Planning." Proceedings of the MICCAI 2013 Workshop on Bio-Imaging and Visualization for Patient-Customized Simulations. Ed. S Li and J Tavares. Heidelberg, Germany: Springer, 2014. Print. *

Sun, D, et al. "Updating a preoperative surface model with information from real-time tracked 2D ultrasound using a Poisson surface reconstruction algorithm." Proceedings of the SPIE Medical Imaging Imaging Image-guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions and Modeling. Ed. ZR Yaniv and R Webster III. Bellingham, WA: SPIE, 2014. Print. *

Invited Paper

Linte, CA and ZR Yaniv. "When Change Happens: Computer Assistance and Image Guidance for Minimally Invasive Therapy." Healthcare Technology Letters. Vol. 1. Pp. 2-5. (2014). Print. * ∆

Invited Keynote/Presentation

Linte, CA, et al. "Applications of Augmented and Virtual Reality in the Operating Room." IEEE EMBS Vancouver Chapter. IEEE / University of British Columbia. Vancouver, Canada. 9 Oct. 2014. Guest Lecture. ∆

Linte, CA, et al. "Sustaining Innovation Engaging with IEEE Societies." IEEE USA Annual Meeting. IEEE. Providence, RI. 17 May 2014. Guest Lecture. £

Linte, CA, et al. "The Role of Imaging in Minimally Invasive Intervention." ASME Verification & Validation Symposium. ASME. Las Vegas, NV. 8 May 2014. Guest Lecture. £

Sun, D, et al. "Updating a Preoperative Surface Model with Information from Real-time Tracked 2D Ultrasound Using a Poisson Surface Reconstruction Algorithm." SPIE Medical Imaging 2014. SPIE. San Diego, CA. 19 Feb. 2014. Conference Presentation. *

Dawson-Elli, A, et al. "An Integrated "Plug & Play" 3D Slicer Module for Image-guided Navigation for Training, Simulation and Guidance." IEEE Western NY Image & Signal Processing Workshop. IEEE. Rochester, NY. 7 Nov. 2014. Conference Presentation. *

Sun, D, et al. "Anatomic Surface Reconstruction from Samples Point Cloud Data and Prior Models." Medicine Meets Virtual Reality. NextMed. Long Beach, CA. 21 Feb. 2014. Conference Presentation. *

Rettmann, ME, et al. "Toward Standardized Mapping for Left Atrial Analysis and Cardiac Ablation Guidance." SPIE Medical Imaging 2014. SPIE. San Diego, CA. 18 Feb. 2014. Conference Presentation. *

Linte, CA, et al. "Virtual Estimates of Fastening Strength for Pedicle Screw Implantation Procedures." SPIE Medical Imaging 2014. SPIE. San Diego, CA. 19 Feb. 2014. Conference Presentation. *

Linte, CA, et al. "Tissue Damage Characterization, Lesion Assessment and Visualization for Image-guided Cardiac Ablation." International Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery Congress. CARS. Fukuoka, Japan. 26 Jun. 2014. Conference Presentation. *

2013 Submissions

Full Length Book

Linte, C.A., et al. Medical Imaging and Augmented Reality & Augmented Environments for Computer-Assisted Interventions. Heidelberg, Germany: Springer-verlag, 2013. Print. * £

Linte, C.A., et al. Augmented Environments for Computer-Assisted Interventions. Heidelberg, Germany: Springer - Verlag, 2013. Print. * £

Journal Paper

Linte, C.A., et al. "On Mixed Reality Environments for Minimally Invasive Therapy Guidance: Systems Architecture, Successes and Challenges in Their Implementation from Laboratory to Clinic." Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics 37. 2 (2013): 83-97. Print. * £

Linte, C.A., et al. "Online Modeling for Lesion Visualization and Monitoring for Cardiac Ablation Therapy." Lecture Notes in Computer Science (Springer) 8149. (2013): 9-17. Print. « £ ≠

Linte, C.A., et al. "Toward Modeling of Radio-frequency Ablation Lesions for Image-guided Left Atrial Fibrillation Therapy: Model Formulation and Preliminary Evaluation." Studies in Health Technology and Informatics 184. (2013): 261-7. Print. * £ ≠

Book Chapter

Sun, D., et al. "Surface Reconstruction from Tracked Endoscopic Video Using the Surface from Motion Approach." Medical Imaging and Augmented Reality & Augmented Reality for Computer-Assisted Interventions / Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Ed. C.A. Linte, et al. Heidelberg, Germany: Springer - Verlag, 2013. 127-35. Print. * £ ≠

Linte, C.A., et al. "Modeling of Radiofrequency Ablation Lesions for Image-guided Left Atrial Ablation Therapy: An Ex Vivo Evaluation Study." Augmented Environments for Computer-Assisted Interventions / Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Heidelberg, Germany: Springer - Verlag, 2013. 32-41. Print. * £ ≠

Published Conference Proceedings

Linte, C.A., et al. "Image-based Modeling and Characterization of RF Ablation Lesions in Left Atrial Fibrillation Therapy." Proceedings of the SPIE Medical Imaging - Image-guided Procedures, Robotics and Modeling. Ed. D.R. Holmes III and Z. Yaniv. Bellingham, WA: SPIE, 2013. Print. £ ˜ ≠

Rettmann, M.E., et al. "Segmentation of Left Atrial Intracardiac Ultrasound Images for Image Guided Cardiac Ablation Therapy." Proceedings of the SPIE Medical Imaging - Image-guided Procedures, Robotics and Modeling. Ed. D.R. Holmes III and Z. Yaniv. Bellingham, VA: SPIE, 2013. Print. £ ˜ ≠

Linte, C.A., et al. "Estimating Pedicle Screw Fastening Strength via a Virtual Modeling and Templating Technique for Spine Surgery Planning." Proceedings of the Biomedical Engineering Society. Ed. W.R. Wagner, G. Vunjak-Novakovic, and S. Hwang Pun. Clifton, MD: n.p., 2013. Web. *

Journal Editor

Linte, C.A., ed. Healthcare Technology Letters. London UK: Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET), 2013. Web. * £

Invited Keynote/Presentation

Linte, C.A. "Ultrasound Imaging and Its Applications in Minimally Invasive Interventional Guidance." IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference. IEEE. Anaheim, CA. 1 Nov. 2013. Guest Lecture. ∆

Linte, C.A. "Biomedical Imaging, Modeling and Visualization Environments for Image Guidance of Minimally Invasive Interventions." Institute of Digital Healthcare Visiting Faculty Seminar Series. University of Warwick. Coventry, United Kingdom. 30 Oct. 2013. Guest Lecture.

Linte, C.A. "From Biomedical Imaging and Modeling to Visualization Environments for Image Guidance of Minimally Invasive Cardiac Interventions." MICCAI 2013 WS on Statistical Atlases and Computational Models of the Heart. Nagoya University. Nagoya, Japan. 26 Sep. 2013. Keynote Speech.

Linte, C.A. "On Virtual and Augmented Reality Techniques for Minimally Invasive Interventional Guidance." Design of Medical Devices - Virtual Prototyping of Medical Devices. University of Minnesota. Minneapolis, MN. 10 Apr. 2013. Guest Lecture.

Linte, C.A. "Ultrasound Imaging and Its Applications in Minimally Invasive Interventional Guidance." IEEE EMBS Southern MN Chapter. IEEE Southern MN Section. Rochester, MN. 18 Feb. 2013. Lecture.

Linte, C.A. "Tips on Effective Presentation Design and Delivery." IEEE USA Annual Meeting. IEEE USA. Portland, Oregon. 3 Aug. 2013. Lecture.

Linte, C.A. "Sustaining Innovation: Engaging with IEEE Societies." IEEE USA Annual Meeting. IEEE USA. Portland, Oregon. 3 Aug. 2013. Lecture.

Linte, C. A. "Toward Online Modeling for Lesion Visualization and Monitoring for Cardiac Ablation Therapy." Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Interventions. Nagoya University. Nagoya, Japan. 23 Sep. 2013. Conference Presentation.

Linte, C.A. "Virtual Platform for Spine Surgery Planning: Initial Assessment and Clinical Experience." MICCCAI 2013 WS on Biomedical Imaging and Visualization for Patient Customized Simulations. Nagoya University. Nagoya, Japan. 26 Sep. 2013. Conference Presentation.