Segmentation of MR images using deformable models: Application to cardiac images

Jyrki Lötjönen

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Abstract

This paper discusses various aspects related to the segmentation of cardiovascular magnetic resonance images using deformable models. A short survey on segmentation techniques is first presented. Thereafter, a recently developed method, based on a volumetric template, is demonstrated in two case studies. The method is applied to the segmentation of the heart, and to the motion tracking of the heart. In the both cases, the method produced overall good results with minor errors.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)49-58
JournalInternational Journal of Bioelectromagnetism
Volume3
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2001
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

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Magnetic resonance

Keywords

  • cardiovascular segmentation
  • model-based segmentation
  • elastic matching
  • motion tracking
  • MR imaging

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Segmentation of MR images using deformable models : Application to cardiac images. / Lötjönen, Jyrki.

In: International Journal of Bioelectromagnetism, Vol. 3, No. 2, 2001, p. 49-58.

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