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A new interactive method for coronary arteries segmentation based on tubular anisotropy

Fethallah Benmansour, Laurent D. Cohen
2009 2009 IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging: From Nano to Macro  
In this paper we present a new interactive method for tubular structure extraction. The main application and motivation for this work is vessel tracking in 3D medical images.  ...  This approach is made available for the physician using an Object Oriented Language (OOL) interface. We show results on two CT cardiac images for coronary arteries segmentation.  ...  Yezzi, Max Wai-Kong Law and Professor Philippe Charles Douek for fruitful discussions. Also, Eduardo Davila for his precious help for the implementation of the interface.  ... 
doi:10.1109/isbi.2009.5192978 dblp:conf/isbi/BenmansourC09 fatcat:b5rx4jmelnfvtfxmr3b4swqfsy

Vessel Tractography Using an Intensity Based Tensor Model With Branch Detection

Suheyla Cetin, Ali Demir, Anthony Yezzi, Muzaffer Degertekin, Gozde Unal
2013 IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging  
In this paper, we present a tubular structure segmentation method that utilizes a second order tensor constructed from directional intensity measurements, which is inspired from diffusion tensor image  ...  Performance results within the Rotterdam Coronary Artery Algorithm Evaluation framework are provided for comparison with existing techniques. 96.4% average overlap with ground truth delineated by experts  ...  Segmentation of coronary arteries is a challenging task.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tmi.2012.2227118 pmid:23193307 fatcat:n74dx2layfaczmf7x5bih3rw4e

Tubular Structure Segmentation Based on Minimal Path Method and Anisotropic Enhancement

Fethallah Benmansour, Laurent D. Cohen
2010 International Journal of Computer Vision  
We present a new interactive method for tubular structure extraction. The main application and motivation for this work is vessel tracking in 2D and 3D images.  ...  Our method is based on a variant of the minimal path method that models the vessel as a centerline and surface. This is done by adding one dimension for the local radius around the centerline.  ...  Also Eduardo Davila for his precious help for the implementation of the first interface and Julien Mille for his collaboration for the carotid contest.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11263-010-0331-0 fatcat:p3rbxglsvjhapai36ckfm2adnm

A review of vessel extraction techniques and algorithms

Cemil Kirbas, Francis Quek
2004 ACM Computing Surveys  
While we have mainly targeted the extraction of blood vessels, neurosvascular structure in particular, we have also reviewed some of the segmentation methods for the tubular objects that show similar characteristics  ...  Segmentation methods vary depending on the imaging modality, application domain, method being automatic or semi-automatic, and other specific factors.  ...  Eiho and Qian [1997] propose a method based on pure MO to detect coronary artery tree in cine-angiograms.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1031120.1031121 fatcat:7zms3avnjrfd7plwcitqx3cdiq

Tubular anisotropy for 2D vessel segmentation

Fethallah Benmansour, Laurent D. Cohen, Max W. K. Law, Albert C. S. Chung
2009 2009 IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition  
In this paper, we present a new approach for segmentation of tubular structures in 2D images providing minimal interaction.  ...  for the center point and one for the radius).  ...  Yezzi for interesting discussions. This work was partially supported by ANR grant SURF -NT05-2 45825, and from the K S Lo Foundation and RGC612308.  ... 
doi:10.1109/cvpr.2009.5206703 dblp:conf/cvpr/BenmansourCLC09 fatcat:4e5odurpfbfq7htqfbq2bbe4fm

Tubular anisotropy for 2D vessel segmentation

F. Benmansour, L.D. Cohen, M. Law, A. Chung
2009 2009 IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition  
In this paper, we present a new approach for segmentation of tubular structures in 2D images providing minimal interaction.  ...  for the center point and one for the radius).  ...  Yezzi for interesting discussions. This work was partially supported by ANR grant SURF -NT05-2 45825, and from the K S Lo Foundation and RGC612308.  ... 
doi:10.1109/cvprw.2009.5206703 fatcat:rak2tvsnonf57m4dj4k3fpwsnq

Principal Curves for Lumen Center Extraction and Flow Channel Width Estimation in 3-D Arterial Networks: Theory, Algorithm, and Validation

W. C. K. Wong, R. W. K. So, A. C. S. Chung
2012 IEEE Transactions on Image Processing  
Quantitative validation on a number of simulated data sets, synthetic volumes of 19 BrainWeb vascular models, and 32 Rotterdam Coronary Artery volumes was conducted.  ...  We compared the algorithm to a state-of-the-art method and further tested it on two clinical data sets.  ...  Voxel anisotropy poses no difficulty for our method.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tip.2011.2179054 pmid:22167625 fatcat:xvouhs72afbdrmenlkqqot3rbu

Patient-specific vascular NURBS modeling for isogeometric analysis of blood flow

Yongjie Zhang, Yuri Bazilevs, Samrat Goswami, Chandrajit L. Bajaj, Thomas J.R. Hughes
2007 Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering  
Next, the skeleton-based sweeping method is used to construct hexahedral control meshes.  ...  Examples of patient-specific arterial models are presented.  ...  We would also like to thank Fred Nugen, Bob Moser, and Jeff Gohean for providing us with the data for the thoracic aorta model.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.cma.2007.02.009 pmid:20300489 pmcid:PMC2839408 fatcat:4lshzohndndphkptzmfqmqzfey

Experimental Tests, FEM Constitutive Modeling and Validation of PLGA Bioresorbable Polymer for Stent Applications

Jakub Bukala, Piotr P. Buszman, Jerzy Małachowski, Lukasz Mazurkiewicz, Kamil Sybilski
2020 Materials  
Here, a constitutive modeling methodology for PLGA comprising numerical simulation using a finite element method is presented.  ...  Material model constants are determined based on the results of the experimental tests.  ...  Acknowledgments: This research was carried out with the support of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Mathematical and Computational Modelling (ICM) of the University of Warsaw under grant no GA73-30.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ma13082003 pmid:32344744 pmcid:PMC7215386 fatcat:hwfykjtz3zagff4t2nsxywre7y

Finite-element Analysis of a Stenotic Artery Revascularization Through a Stent Insertion

F. AURICCHIO∗, M. DI LORETO, E. SACCO
2001 Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering  
Experimental evidence indicates the mechanical interaction between the stent and the artery as a signi®cant cause for the activation of stent-related restenosis.  ...  According to these considerations, the aim of the present work is to study the bio-mechanical interaction between a balloon-expandable stent and a stenotic artery, highlighting considerations able to improve  ...  Federico Salvi (Universit a di Roma``La Sapienza'', Roma, Italy) for many useful discussion on the subject of the present paper.  ... 
doi:10.1080/10255840108908007 fatcat:fmullqqjozfztox77lovq4wuyi

A review of 3D vessel lumen segmentation techniques: Models, features and extraction schemes

David Lesage, Elsa D. Angelini, Isabelle Bloch, Gareth Funka-Lea
2009 Medical Image Analysis  
We first detail model-based assumptions on the vessel appearance and geometry which can embedded in a segmentation approach.  ...  In this paper, we review state-of-the-art literature on vascular segmentation, with a particular focus on 3D contrast-enhanced imaging modalities (MRA and CTA).  ...  Acknowledgement The authors would like to thank the reviewers for their constructive and thoughtful comments.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.media.2009.07.011 pmid:19818675 fatcat:rroixlliubb6nfmvlhahdqtniq

Whole heart detailed and quantitative anatomy, myofibre structure and vasculature from X-ray phase-contrast synchrotron radiation-based micro computed tomography

Anna Gonzalez-Tendero, Chong Zhang, Vedrana Balicevic, Rubén Cárdenes, Sven Loncaric, Constantine Butakoff, Bruno Paun, Anne Bonnin, Patricia Garcia-Cañadilla, Emma Muñoz-Moreno, Eduard Gratacós, Fatima Crispi (+1 others)
2017 European Heart Journal-Cardiovascular Imaging  
General de Evaluaci on y el Fondo Europeo de Desarrollo Regional (FEDER) 'Otra manera de hacer Europa'; the EU-FP7 for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement VP2HF  ...  (no611823); The Cerebra Foundation for the Brain Injured Child  ...  To extract coronaries, we employed an interactive segmentation using sparse userspecified seeds.  ... 
doi:10.1093/ehjci/jew314 pmid:28329054 fatcat:amle5czjpvfnfn57ba7fdxvfhu

A generic constitutive model for the passive porcine coronary artery

Chantal N. van den Broek, Arjen van der Horst, Marcel C. M. Rutten, Frans N. van de Vosse
2010 Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology  
To prove the possible existence of a constitutive model that, provided with a generic set of material and geometric parameters, is able to predict the radiusspecific mechanical behavior of a coronary artery  ...  Additionally, the collagen volume fraction, physiological axial pre-stretch, and wall thickness to inner radius ratio at physiological loading were determined for each artery.  ...  Introduction The percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty procedure is one of the most commonly used methods to restore blood flow in case of coronary artery disease.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10237-010-0231-9 pmid:20556629 fatcat:3b3f36xogrbuti2tlsydeplyqm

Straightening Tubular Flow for Side-by-Side Visualization

P. Angelelli, H. Hauser
2011 IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics  
We describe how to utilize this approach for an informative interactive visual analysis.  ...  techniques, or by varying parameters of a chosen approach such as the choice of seeding locations for integration-based flow visualization, (2.) the different time steps of a time-dependent flow, (3.)  ...  Furthermore, we want to thank Andrea Brambilla, Ove Daae Lampe, Július Parulek, Armin Pobitzer and Eirik Vik for all the fruitful discussions together.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tvcg.2011.235 pmid:22034324 fatcat:uxvova72lnbn7ln74ra5admywq

Study of Non-Linear Deformation of Peripheral Stent Mechanics Using Computational Approach

Aleksandra Fortier
2016 JBER  
that can create dynamic arterial environment imposed on the stent.  ...  In order to prevent high failure rates of peripheral stents there is a need to understand the unique biomechanical environment and the characteristics of the SFA arterial segment where stent is implanted  ...  We thank the team at UTSW Medical Center for providing valuable feedback and stent samples for analyses as well as IVUS images.  ... 
doi:10.17303/jber.2016.102 fatcat:abyokndohvhubpn3ziygtihjja
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