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Using fractional gradient information in non-rigid image registration: application to breast MRI

A. Melbourne, N. Cahill, C. Tanner, M. Modat, D. J. Hawkes, S. Ourselin, David R. Haynor, Sébastien Ourselin
2012 Medical Imaging 2012: Image Processing  
This work applies fractional differentiation (differentiation to non-integer order) to the gradients determined from image intensities for enhanced image registration.  ...  method that incorporates both image intensity and image gradient information to enhance registration performance.  ...  [4] [5] [6] Motivated by this work, we apply the technique to non-rigid image registration in order to explore the utility of fractional gradient information for image enhancement prior to and incorporated  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.911173 dblp:conf/miip/MelbourneCTMHO12 fatcat:gnqlm77eojarrnjrzprfpzvlja

Non-rigid image registration: theory and practice

W R Crum, T Hartkens, D L G Hill
2004 British Journal of Radiology  
In this paper we discuss the current state of the art of non-rigid registration to put on-going research in context and to highlight current and future clinical applications that might benefit from this  ...  The current emphasis is on development and validation of application-specific non-rigid techniques, but there is already a plethora of techniques and terminology in use.  ...  Images comprising Figures 2-6 were provided by members of the Computational Imaging Science Group at Guy's Hospital: K Leung, funded by EPSRC and  ... 
doi:10.1259/bjr/25329214 pmid:15677356 fatcat:fgcrow4uzjf27arer4yb2ifyve

Deformable image registration in radiation therapy

Seungjong Oh, Siyong Kim
2017 Radiation Oncology Journal  
As a consequence, there have been many studies proposing meaningful applications of imaging data set use. These applications commonly require a method to align the data sets at a reference.  ...  DIR identifies the spatial correspondence in order to minimize the differences between two or among multiple sets of images.  ...  Non-rigid image registration is also known as deformable image registration (DIR).  ... 
doi:10.3857/roj.2017.00325 pmid:28712282 pmcid:PMC5518453 fatcat:pyvtjwza25cw7ktfmb6u5wvnlq

Deformable registration for image-guided radiation therapy

David Sarrut
2006 Zeitschrift für Medizinische Physik  
The first four sets of examples deal with intrapatient registration: two sections are dedicated to inter-fraction registration (time interval between images in the order of several days), and the other  ...  In this paper, we review several applications of deformable registration algorithms in the field of image-guided radiotherapy. Materials and methods.  ...  From [80] information from several images using registration methods.  ... 
doi:10.1078/0939-3889-00327 pmid:17216754 fatcat:bvpgfawz35ezllqwzcwo25dw7u

EP-1283: Hierarchical enhanced non-rigid registration for target volume correction and propagation

A. Andronache, J. Krayenbuehl, G. Székely, I.F. Ciernik
2013 Radiotherapy and Oncology  
In this particular setting, motion information is missing in the MV-CT (see figure) and non-negligible registration errors were observed in LR tumor motion (>4.4 mm) with all methods.  ...  No significant registration errors have been observed for other motions.  ...  Furthermore, the maximal deviation of non-rigid registration was superior to the inter-observer variability in the three directions.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0167-8140(15)33589-1 fatcat:g66m2adyzff6jiac7dj2iid7f4

Three-dimensional warping registration of the pelvis and prostate

Baowei Fei, Corey Kemper, David L. Wilson, Milan Sonka, J. Michael Fitzpatrick
2002 Medical Imaging 2002: Image Processing  
Among many potential applications of registration, we wish to compare registered MR images acquired before and immediately after RF ablation in order to determine whether a tumor is adequately treated.  ...  First, automatic rigid body registration was used to capture the global transformation. Second, local warping registration was applied.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The algorithm developed in this research was supported by NIH grants R01-CA-84433-01 and R33-CA-88144-01.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.467195 dblp:conf/miip/FeiKW02 fatcat:ugfn55pdafhhhenerbxlgxv2qe

Deformable Medical Image Registration: A Survey

A. Sotiras, C. Davatzikos, N. Paragios
2013 IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging  
Among its most important applications, one may cite: 1) multi-modality fusion, where information acquired by different imaging devices or protocols is fused to facilitate diagnosis and treatment planning  ...  Additional emphasis has been given to techniques applied to medical images. In order to study image registration methods in depth, their main components are identified and studied independently.  ...  as transformation functions in non-rigid image registration in [102] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/tmi.2013.2265603 pmid:23739795 pmcid:PMC3745275 fatcat:svbac4wihzhylmlntlodzrmple

Piecewise-Quadrilateral Registration by Optical Flow – Applications in Contrast-Enhanced MR Imaging of the Breast [chapter]

Michael S. Froh, David C. Barber, Kristy K. Brock, Donald B. Plewes, Anne L. Martel
2006 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In this paper we propose a method for the nonrigid registration of contrast-enhanced dynamic sequences of magnetic resonance(MR) images.  ...  We present validation results from a study simulating non-rigid deformation by a biomechanical model of the breast, with simulated uptake of a contrast agent.  ...  Acknowledgments We wish to thank Elizabeth Ramsay for assistance in gathering the breast MRI data.  ... 
doi:10.1007/11866763_84 fatcat:gqvmjiix4nahlimmbhzyduqxfq

A nonrigid registration algorithm for longitudinal breast MR images and the analysis of breast tumor response

Xia Li, Benoit M. Dawant, E. Brian Welch, A. Bapsi Chakravarthy, Darla Freehardt, Ingrid Mayer, Mark Kelley, Ingrid Meszoely, John C. Gore, Thomas E. Yankeelov
2009 Magnetic Resonance Imaging  
Dynamic contrast enhanced MRI (DCE-MRI) can estimate parameters relating to blood flow and tissue volume fractions and therefore may be used to characterize the response of breast tumors to treatment.  ...  We propose a method whereby DCE-MRI data sets obtained in separate imaging sessions can be co-registered to a common image space, thereby retaining spatial information so that serial DCE-MRI parameter  ...  ., for many informative discussions.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.mri.2009.05.007 pmid:19525078 pmcid:PMC2763059 fatcat:ghneb5ycyje4dmsboba3rwupk4

Nonrigid registration algorithm for longitudinal breast MR images and the preliminary analysis of breast tumor response

Xia Li, Benoit M. Dawant, E. Brian Welch, A. Bapsi Chakravarthy, Darla Freehardt, Ingrid Mayer, Mark Kelley, Ingrid Meszoely, John C. Gore, Thomas E. Yankeelov, Josien P. W. Pluim, Benoit M. Dawant
2009 Medical Imaging 2009: Image Processing  
Although useful for the detection of breast cancers, conventional imaging methods, including mammography and ultrasonography, do not provide adequate information regarding response to therapy.  ...  In this study, a nonrigid registration algorithm is proposed to allow for longitudinal registration of breast MR images obtained throughout the course of treatment.  ...  ., "Non-rigid registration using free-form deformations: Application to breast MR images," IEEE Trans Med Imag, 18, 712-721 (1999).  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.811216 dblp:conf/miip/LiDWCFMKMGY09 fatcat:ubzdigymhrcphb75fspkebbm2e

MAP MRF joint segmentation and registration of medical images

Paul P. Wyatt, J.Alison Noble
2003 Medical Image Analysis  
The outlined approach applies Markov random fields in the solution of a maximum a posteriori model of segmentation and registration. The approach is applied to synthetic and real MRI data.   ...  In this paper, we aim to show that more accurate and robust results may be obtained through seeking a joint solution to these linked processes.  ...  The registrations obtained from conventional obtained using JS&R (non-rigid) on pairs of adjacent mutual information and the combined JS&R algorithms images with two and three classes, respectively.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s1361-8415(03)00067-7 pmid:14561557 fatcat:kmo3hwpknfambm5czvotut46z4

Automated registration of sequential breath-hold dynamic contrast-enhanced MR images: a comparison of three techniques

Sivaramakrishnan Rajaraman, Jeffrey J. Rodriguez, Christian Graff, Maria I. Altbach, Tomislav Dragovich, Claude B. Sirlin, Ronald L. Korn, Natarajan Raghunand
2011 Magnetic Resonance Imaging  
In all 3 methods, a 3-D rigid-body registration scheme with a mutual information similarity measure was used as a pre-processing step.  ...  The DCE-MRI phantom images were mathematically deformed to simulate misregistration which was corrected using the 3 schemes.  ...  Acknowledgments This work was partly funded by grants from the National Institutes of Health (P01-CA017094 and the IRAT supplement to P30-CA023074).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.mri.2011.02.012 pmid:21531108 pmcid:PMC3100446 fatcat:kadb5u72ubd7xaoovhexskv4ei

Automatic CT-ultrasound registration for diagnostic imaging and image-guided intervention

Wolfgang Wein, Shelby Brunke, Ali Khamene, Matthew R. Callstrom, Nassir Navab
2008 Medical Image Analysis  
We developed new methods that allow one to simulate medical ultrasound from CT in real-time, reproducing the majority of ultrasonic imaging effects.  ...  This serves as the foundation of a fully automatic registration, that aligns a 3D ultrasound sweep with the corresponding tomographic modality using a rigid or an affine transformation model, without any  ...  In Roche et al. (2001) , image-based registration of MRI to 3DUS is achieved by using both MRI intensity and gradient information in a similarity criterion based on correlation ratio (CR).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.media.2008.06.006 pmid:18650121 fatcat:as6yq3e7xvf7va3hfgq3hwqyki

The Accuracy of ADC Measurements in Liver Is Improved by a Tailored and Computationally Efficient Local-Rigid Registration Algorithm

Hossein Ragheb, Neil A. Thacker, Jean-Marie Guyader, Stefan Klein, Nandita M. deSouza, Alan Jackson, Jie Tian
2015 PLoS ONE  
While the non-rigid registration method has the advantages of being applicable on the whole volume and in a fully automatic fashion, the local-rigid registration method is faster while maintaining the  ...  Two motion correction methods are compared, one based on non-rigid registration (NRA) using freely available open source algorithms and the other a local-rigid registration (LRA) specifically designed  ...  The project software used in this study for data analysis was developed in TINA (http:// www.tina-vision.net) at the University of Manchester.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0132554 pmid:26204105 pmcid:PMC4512673 fatcat:eaki4vu4yfax3nkycnxullsnje

Spatial registration of temporally separated whole breast 3D ultrasound images

Ganesh Narayanasamy, Gerald L. LeCarpentier, Marilyn Roubidoux, J. Brian Fowlkes, Anne F. Schott, Paul L. Carson
2009 Medical Physics (Lancaster)  
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the potential for use of image volume based registration ͑IVBaR͒ to aid in measurement of changes in the tumor during chemotherapy of breast cancer.  ...  Successful IVBaR could aid in the detection of such changes in response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy and potentially be useful for routine breast cancer screening and diagnosis.  ...  Previous studies have used information from major blood vessels in Doppler U.S. for fusing with MRI or computed tomography ͑CT͒ images. 46, 47 The aims were to perform and assess the following: ͑1͒ Image  ... 
doi:10.1118/1.3193678 pmid:19810503 pmcid:PMC2749445 fatcat:fial4dddtvgjvii6lk3efrtzxy
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