What is a Shaded Surface Display (SSD)?


"A shaded surface display (SSD) is a surface-rendered image that provides a realistically looking three-dimensional view of the surface of a structure of interest within the acquired volume set." (Prokop and Galanski, 2003)

2003 Prokop, M., and M. Galanski. Spiral and Multislice Computed Tomography of the Body, A. J. van der Molen, and C. M. Schaefer-Prokop (eds.), Thieme, New York, pp. 1-1090.