An Innovative Multimodal/Multispectral Image Registration Method for Medical Images based on the Expectation-Maximization Algorithm

Arce-Santana, Edgar Roman ;   Campos-Delgado, Daniel U. ;   Mejia-Rodriguez, Aldo Rodrigo ;   Reducindo, Isnardo

Tags Multimodal image fusionRigid-body image registrationMultimodal imaging

In this paper, we present a methodology for multimodal/multispectral image registration of medical images. This approach is formulated by using...

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Analysis of Serial CT Images for Studying the RT Effects in Head-Neck Cancer Patients

Belli, Maria Luisa ;   Broggi, Sara ;   Scalco, Elisa ;   Cattaneo, Giovanni Mauro ;   Dell'Oca, Italo ;   Logghe, Gerlinde ;   Moriconi, Stefano ;   Sanguineti, Giuseppe ;   Valentini, Vincenzo ;   Di Muzio, Nadia ;   Fiorino, Claudio ;   Calandrino, Riccardo

Tags X-ray imaging applications (breast, lung, abdominal, dental, thoracic, etc.)Deformable image registrationImage feature extraction

Images taken during and after RT for head and neck cancer have the potential to quantitatively assess xerostomia. Image information may be...

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Challenges and Opportunities in Image Guided Particle Therapy

Riboldi, Marco ;   Baroni, Guido

Tags X-ray CTDual-energy X-ray imagingPET and SPECT Imaging applications

The application of biomedical imaging and image processing to radiation therapy with accelerated particles has unique challenges. The potential...

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Recent Advancements in Toxicity Prediction Following Prostate Cancer Radiotherapy

Ospina, Juan David ;   Fargeas, Auréline ;   Drean, Gael ;   Simon, Antoine ;   Acosta, Oscar ;   De Crevoisier, Renaud

Tags X-ray CTMultivariate image analysis

In external beam radiotherapy for prostate cancer limiting toxicities for dose escalation are bladder and rectum toxicities. Normal tissue...

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Roles of Deformable Image Registration in Adaptive RT: From Contour Propagation to Dose Monitoring

Simon, Antoine ;   Nassef, Mohamed ;   Rigaud, Bastien ;   Cazoulat, Guillaume ;   Castelli, Joël ;   Lafond, Caroline ;   Acosta, Oscar ;   Haigron, Pascal ;   De Crevoisier, Renaud

Tags Deformable image registrationX-ray imaging applications (breast, lung, abdominal, dental, thoracic, etc.)

Adaptive radiation therapy (ART) is based on the optimization of the treatment plan during the treatment delivery to compensate for...

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Texture Analysis to Assess Structural Modifications Induced by Radiotherapy

Scalco, Elisa ;   Moriconi, Stefano ;   Rizzo, Giovanna

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

Texture analysis is an emerging tool employed in Radiotherapy (RT) to improve tumor characterization for planning and to evaluate treatment...

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