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A Morphology-Based Approach for Interslice Interpolation of Anatomical Slices From Volumetric Images

A.B. Albu, T. Beugeling, D. Laurendeau
2008 IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering  
This paper proposes a new morphology-based approach for the interslice interpolation of current transformer (CT) and MRI datasets composed of parallel slices.  ...  Index Terms-Mathematical morphology, shape-based interpolation, volumetric imaging.  ...  CONCLUSION This paper describes a new morphology-based approach for the interslice interpolation of segmented anatomical structures from volumetric images.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tbme.2008.921158 pmid:18632365 fatcat:2fiyzm5ebfayrlmilfztf6nlda

Segmentation of 3D Brain Structures in MRI Images

P. Narendran, V. Thiagarasu
2019 Asian Journal of Computer Science and Technology  
In this framework, we first segment the brain using a method adapted for pathological cases and extract some global information on the tumor by symmetry based histogram analysis.  ...  For tumor segmentation, we propose a framework that is a combination of region-based and boundary-based paradigms.  ...  Hence, it is required to normalize interslice intensity to have a correct 3D segmentation. Here a method based on scale-space analysis of histogram is used [9] . B.  ... 
doi:10.51983/ajcst-2019.8.2.2147 fatcat:46kzl7yiivaynomcmsyg3f3hqm

Resolution enhancement of lung 4D-CT data using multiscale interphase iterative nonlocal means

Yu Zhang, Pew-Thian Yap, Guorong Wu, Qianjin Feng, Jun Lian, Wufan Chen, Dinggang Shen
2013 Medical Physics (Lancaster)  
The authors employ a patch-based mechanism to propagate information across phases for the reconstruction of intermediate slices in the longitudinal direction, where resolution is normally the lowest.  ...  It outperforms the conventional interpolation-based approaches by producing images with the markedly improved structural clarity and greatly reduced artifacts.  ...  In this paper, we propose a different method for enhancing the interslice resolution of 4D-CT lung data based on the concept that the complementary anatomical information may distribute throughout images  ... 
doi:10.1118/1.4802747 pmid:23635286 fatcat:scbkeiughfco5bwf5ti3g3fjpq

3D Brain Tumors and Internal Brain Structures Segmentation in MR Images

2012 International Journal of Image Graphics and Signal Processing  
In this framework, segment the brain using a method adapted for pathological cases and extract some global information on the tumor by symmetry based histogram analysis.  ...  For tumor segmentation we propose a framework that is a combination of region-based and boundary-based paradigms.  ...  Hence, it is required to normalize interslice intensity to have a correct 3D segmentation. Here a method based on scale-space analysis of histogram is used [9] .  ... 
doi:10.5815/ijigsp.2012.01.05 fatcat:adjtrvh6ovagplgtb6gvrcybg4

High-resolution three-dimensional reconstruction: A combined scanning electron microscope and focused ion-beam approach

R. K. Bansal, A. Kubis, R. Hull, J. M. Fitz-Gerald
2006 Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology B Microelectronics and Nanometer Structures Processing Measurement and Phenomena  
The results of this research demonstrate the use of tomographic reconstruction of Si-Si/ Ge and Ј Al 2 Cu samples to reproduce the three-dimensional morphology with sub-10 nm resolution.  ...  Three-dimensional reconstruction often reveals information about the morphology and composition of a system that can otherwise be obscured or misinterpreted by two-dimensional images.  ...  Brian Gable for providing the Al-Cu alloy samples, and Professor James Howe for insightful discussions.  ... 
doi:10.1116/1.2167987 fatcat:nadz4sw2fnecjiynx7s7joqo7i

Medical image registration using mutual information

F. Maes, D. Vandermeulen, P. Suetens
2003 Proceedings of the IEEE  
the need for segmentation.  ...  While the accuracy of registration approaches based on matching of anatomical landmarks or object surfaces suffers from segmentation errors, voxel-based approaches consider all voxels in the image without  ...  Atlas-based segmentation using MMI driven nonrigid atlas to patient registration has been applied by Castellano-Smith et al. [11] for brain segmentation and by D'Agostino et al.  ... 
doi:10.1109/jproc.2003.817864 fatcat:zjk7lfhjfjauresh3icyidhog4

Patch-based super-resolution of arterial spin labeling magnetic resonance images

Cédric Meurée, Pierre Maurel, Jean-Christophe Ferré, Christian Barillot
2019 NeuroImage  
In this work, we investigate the relevance of using a non-local patch-based super-resolution method driven by a high resolution structural image to increase the level of details in arterial spin labeling  ...  This method is evaluated by comparison with other image dimension increasing techniques on a simulated dataset, on images of healthy subjects and on images of subjects scanned for brain tumors, who had  ...  Maumet for the code used to process these DSC data. 489 All the studies conducted in this work were approved by the local Ethics 490 Committee, and all participants provided written informed consent for  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2019.01.004 pmid:30633964 fatcat:vlacpch2hrhu7coia226kwvg4i

An automatic service for the personalization of ventricular cardiac meshes

P. Lamata, M. Sinclair, E. Kerfoot, A. Lee, A. Crozier, B. Blazevic, S. Land, A. J. Lewandowski, D. Barber, S. Niederer, N. Smith
2013 Journal of the Royal Society Interface  
We present a fully automatic service for the geometrical personalization of cardiac ventricular meshes with highorder interpolation from segmented images.  ...  The smooth meshes produced can be used to simulate cardiac function, and in particular mechanics, or can be used as diagnostic descriptors of anatomical shape by cardiologists.  ...  Nasopoulou from KCL for her help in the synthesis of ventricular templates and to M. Zuluaga from UCL for fruitful discussions about mesh initial alignment.  ... 
doi:10.1098/rsif.2013.1023 pmid:24335562 pmcid:PMC3869175 fatcat:n3zympxrkrecnpshdlimy4tiri

Registration-Based Organ Positioning and Joint Segmentation Method for Liver and Tumor Segmentation

Huiyan Jiang, Shaojie Li, Siqi Li
2018 BioMed Research International  
This paper proposes a registration-based organ positioning (ROP) and joint segmentation method for liver and tumor segmentation from CT images.  ...  Second, a joint segmentation method based on fuzzy c-means (FCM) and extreme learning machine (ELM) is designed to perform coarse liver segmentation.  ...  Finally, the FCM-based segmentation result is obtained by performing morphological operations on candidate segmented liver. (c) ELM-Based Segmentation.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2018/8536854 fatcat:lz5dg4zgczfkrhmeram6zzltfa

Biaxial loading of arterial tissues with 3D in situ observations of adventitia fibrous microstructure: A method coupling multi-photon confocal microscopy and bulge inflation test

Cristina Cavinato, Clementine Helfenstein-Didier, Thomas Olivier, Sabine Rolland du Roscoat, Norbert Laroche, Pierre Badel
2017 Journal of The Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials  
Results also showed that fibers at zero-pressure state were straighter and less dispersed in orientation for human samples -especially aneurysms -than for pigs.  ...  Quantitative analyses were made using a combination of weighted 2D structure tensors and fitting of 4 independent Gaussian functions to measure parameters related to straightening and orientation of the  ...  Information for SHG was saved in channel 0 and information for TPF was saved in channel 1.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jmbbm.2017.07.022 pmid:28751194 fatcat:cs6bot7x7jcpbevpxgt7ov7rly

Brain Functional Localization: A Survey of Image Registration Techniques

Ali Gholipour, Nasser Kehtarnavaz, Richard Briggs, Michael Devous, Kaundinya Gopinath
2007 IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging  
Considering that functional brain images do not normally convey detailed structural information and, thus, do not present an anatomically specific localization of functional activity, various image registration  ...  Functional to anatomical brain image registration is the core part of functional localization in most applications and is accompanied by intersubject and subject-to-atlas registration for group analysis  ...  In a hybrid intensity-and feature-based approach, the use of morphological tools has been proposed in [93] to extract surface and edge features and incorporate them into a cross-correlation intensity-based  ... 
doi:10.1109/tmi.2007.892508 pmid:17427731 fatcat:uktzooy7uzapzoi3oqogwvevge

Medical Image Segmentation by Combining Graph Cuts and Oriented Active Appearance Models

Xinjian Chen, J. K. Udupa, U. Bagci, Ying Zhuge, Jianhua Yao
2012 IEEE Transactions on Image Processing  
In this paper, we propose a novel method based on a strategic combination of the active appearance model (AAM), live wire (LW), and graph cuts (GCs) for abdominal 3-D organ segmentation.  ...  The object shape generated from the initialization step is integrated into the GC cost computation, and an iterative GC-OAAM method is used for object delineation.  ...  Torigian from University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, for providing the data.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tip.2012.2186306 pmid:22311862 pmcid:PMC5548181 fatcat:bnfwx65jfjfgndzvieh3s3nyji

Medial-based Bayesian tracking for vascular segmentation: Application to coronary arteries in 3D CT angiography

David Lesage, Elsa D. Angelini, Isabelle Bloch, Gareth Funka-Lea
2008 2008 5th IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging: From Nano to Macro  
We propose a new Bayesian, stochastic tracking algorithm for the segmentation of blood vessels from 3D medical image data.  ...  Inspired by the recent developments in particle filtering, it relies on a constrained, medial-based geometric model and on an original sampling scheme for the selection of tracking hypotheses.  ...  In the vascular segmentation field, one can cite particular efforts for centerline tracking based on cross-section detection [4, 5, 7, 8, 9] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/isbi.2008.4540984 dblp:conf/isbi/LesageABF08 fatcat:luymqiu62rbdjhu6tzuyw4kuxa

Hierarchical Patch-Based Sparse Representation—A New Approach for Resolution Enhancement of 4D-CT Lung Data

Yu Zhang, Guorong Wu, Pew-Thian Yap, Qianjin Feng, Jun Lian, Wufan Chen, Dinggang Shen
2012 IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging  
In this paper, we present a novel patch-based technique for resolution enhancement of 4D-CT images along the superior-inferior direction.  ...  Our method was extensively evaluated using a public dataset.  ...  Object-based interpolation methods extract additional information to guide interpolation, which include shape-based [12] , morphology-based [14] , optical-flow-based [15] , [16] , and registration-based  ... 
doi:10.1109/tmi.2012.2202245 pmid:22692897 fatcat:jt4fpfknvbeqbe644bfva5ausi

A review of cardiac image registration methods

T. Makela, P. Clarysse, O. Sipila, N. Pauna, Quoc Cuong Pham, T. Katila, I.E. Magnin
2002 IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging  
and ultrasound, is of increasing interest in the medical community for physiologic understanding and diagnostic purposes.  ...  Automatic registration, based on computer programs, might, however, offer better accuracy and repeatability and save time.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors are grateful to the anonymous reviewers for their suggestions to improve this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tmi.2002.804441 pmid:12564869 fatcat:z6dx2vukqjbiplv6k5v4uz3xdq
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