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Gauss-Newton Method for Segmentation assisted Deformable Registration
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In this work, we try to develop a fast converging method for segmentation assisted deformable registration. The segmentation step consists of a piece-wise constant Mumford-Shah energy model while reg- istration is driven by the sum of squared distances of [...]

Visualization of 4D-PET/CT, Target Volumes and Dose Distribution: Applications in Radiotherapy Planning
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In radiation treatment (RT) planning medical doctors need to consider a variety of information sources for anatomical and functional target volume delineation. The validation and inspection of the defined target volumes and the resulting RT plan is a complex [...]

Automatic accuracy measurement for multi-modal rigid registration using feature descriptors
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In radiotherapy (RT) for tumor delineation and diagnostics, complementary information of multi-modal images is used. Using high ionizing radiation, the accuracy of registered volume data is crucial; therefore a reliable and robust evaluation method for [...]

Model-based left ventricle segmentation in 3D ultrasound using phase image
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In this paper, we propose a semi-automatic method for left ventricle segmentation. The proposed method utilizes a multi-scale quadrature filter method to enhance the 3D volume, followed by a model-based level set method to segment the endocardial surface of [...]

Segmentation of Multi-Center 3D Left Ventricular Echocardiograms by Active Appearance Models
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Segmentation of 3D echocardiograms (3DEs) is still a challenging task due to the low signal-to-noise ratio, the limited field of view, and typical ultrasound artifacts. We propose to segment the left ventricular endocardial surface by using Active Appearance [...]

Real-time Tracking of the Left Ventricle in 3D Ultrasound Using Kalman Filter and Mean Value Coordinates
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A method for real-time automatic tracking of the left ventricle (LV) in 3D ultrasound is presented. A mesh model of the LV is deformed using mean value coordinates enabling large variations. Kalman filtering and edge detection is used to track the mesh in [...]

Learning Shape Representations for Multi-Atlas Endocardium Segmentation in 3D Echo Images
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As part of the CETUS challenge, we present a multi-atlas segmentation framework to delineate the left-ventricle endocardium in echocardiographic images. To increase the robustness of the registration step, we introduce a speckle reduction step and a new shape [...]

Left Ventricle Segmentation in Cardiac Ultrasound Using Hough-Forests With Implicit Shape and Appearance Priors
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We propose a learning based approach to perform automatic segmentation of the left ventricle in 3D cardiac ultrasound images. The segmentation contour is estimated through the use of a variant of Hough forests whose object localization capabilities are [...]

Endocardial 3D Ultrasound Segmentation using Autocontext Random Forests
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In this paper, we present the use of a generic image segmentation method, namely a succession of Random Forest classifiers in an autocontext framework, for the MICCAI 2014 Challenge on Endocardial 3D Ultrasound Segmentation (CETUS). The proposed method [...]

Endocardial Segmentation using Structured Random Forests in 3D Echocardiography
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Segmentation of the left ventricle endocardium in 3D echocardiography is a critical step for the diagnosis of heart disease. Although recent work has shown effective endocardial edge detection, these techniques still preserve spurious anatomical edge [...]

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