A Curvelet-Based Morphological Segmentation of Abdominal CT Images

Sakalli, Mustafa

Tags Image feature extractionImage segmentationRegularized image reconstruction

This paper presents a segmentation methodology of abdominal axial CT images. The aim of the study is to determine the location of mesenteric...

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A Fully Automated Method for Spinal Canal Detection in Computed Tomography Images

Díaz-Parra, Antonio ;   Arana, Estanislao ;   Moratal, David

Tags Image segmentationImage feature extractionImage visualization

This work presents a new automated method for spinal canal detection in Computed Tomography (CT) images. It uses both 2D and 3D information...

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Automated Consensus Contour Building for Prostate MRI

Khalvati, Farzad

Tags Image segmentationRigid-body image registrationDeformable image registration

Inter-observer variability is the lack of agreement among clinicians in contouring a given organ or tumour in a medical image. The variability in...

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Automatic Kidney Segmentation in CT Images Based on Multi-Atlas Image Registration

Yang, Guanyu ;   Gu, Jinjin ;   Chen, Yang ;   Liu, Wangyan ;   Tang, Lijun ;   Shu, Huazhong ;   Toumoulin, Christine

Tags Image segmentationX-ray imaging applications (breast, lung, abdominal, dental, thoracic, etc.)

Kidney segmentation is an important step for computer-aided diagnosis or treatment in urology. In this paper, we present an automatic method...

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Efficient Epidermis Segmentation for Whole Slide Skin Histopathological Images

Lu, Cheng ;   Mandal, Mrinal

Tags Image segmentationOptical imaging

In order to develop a computer-aided diagnosis system for histopathological skin cancer diagnosis, segmentation of the epidermis area is the...

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Fully Automatic Spinal Canal Segmentation for Radiation Therapy Using a Gradient Vector Flow-Based Method on Computed Tomography Images: A Preliminary Study

Díaz-Parra, Antonio ;   Arana, Estanislao ;   Moratal, David

Tags Image segmentationImage feature extractionX-ray imaging applications (breast, lung, abdominal, dental, thoracic, etc.)

Nowadays, radiotherapy is one of the key techniques for localized cancer treatment. Accurate identification of target volume (TV) and organs...

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Learning a Cost Function for Microscope Image Segmentation

Nilufar, Sharmin ;   Perkins, Theodore

Tags Image segmentationImage feature extractionConfocal microscopy

Quantitative analysis of microscopy images is increasingly important in clinical researchers' efforts to unravel the cellular and molecular...

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Segmentation and Reconstruction of Cerebral Vessels from 3D Rotational Angiography for AVM Embolization Planning

Li, Fan ;   Chenoune, Yasmina ;   Ouenniche, Meriem ;   Blanc, Raphael ;   Petit, Eric

Tags Image segmentationImage visualizationBrain image analysis

Diagnosis and computer-guided therapy of cerebral Arterio-Venous Malformations (AVM) require an accurate understanding of the cerebral...

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Segmentation of Densely Populated Cell Nuclei from Confocal Image Stacks Using 3D Non-Parametric Shape Priors

Ong, Lee-Ling Sharon ;   Wang, Mengmeng ;   Dauwels, Justin ;   Asada, Harry

Tags Image segmentationImage visualizationConfocal microscopy

An approach to jointly estimate 3D shapes and poses of stained nuclei from confocal microscopy images, using statistical prior information, is...

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Segmentation of Occluded Hematopoietic Stem Cells from Tracking

Mankowski, Walter ;   Winter, Mark ;   Wait, Eric ;   Cohen, Andrew ;   Lodder, Mels ;   Schumacher, Ton ;   Naik, Shalin

Tags Image segmentationImage feature extractionImage visualization

Image sequences of live proliferating cells often contain visual ambiguities that are difficult even for human domain experts to resolve. Here...

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Semi-Automatic Fisher-Tippett Guided Active Contour for Lumbar Multifidus Muscle Segmentation

Lui, Dorothy ;   Scharfenberger, Christian ;   De Carvalho, Diana E. ;   Callaghan, Jack ;   Wong, Alexander

Tags Image segmentationImage visualizationUltrasonic vascular imaging

Rehabilitative Ultrasound Imaging or diagnostic ultrasound is used to measure geometric properties of the lumbar multifidus muscle to infer...

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