A 360-degree Holographic Display System for Radiotherapy Treatment Planning

Yukying Lu, Wee Yee Shara Lee, Kim Khaw, Ruxu Du

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Beam’s Eye View is a commercial software system that is used by radiologists to plan radiotherapy treatment for cancer patients. It utilizes an algorithm that reconstructs a three-dimensional (3D) image from a serial of composite images of both Computed Tomography (CT) and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). While it is effective, the display of 3D images on a 2D flat screen often creates confusion and limits its efficiency. In this paper, the use of holographic display is proposed. Two different holographic display systems are discussed, including the 4-side pseudo 3D holographic display system and 360-degree spinning holographic display system. The unambiguous holographic display helps the doctor to plan the radiotherapy treatment in a straightforward manner. With further development, it is expected that the proposed technology will soon find practical applications in the hospital.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)289-294
Number of pages6
JournalComputer-Aided Design and Applications
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 3 May 2016


  • 3D holographic display
  • Medical Image Processing
  • radiotherapy treatment

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computational Mechanics
  • Computer Graphics and Computer-Aided Design
  • Computational Mathematics


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