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Journal of Medical Imaging

Multimodality registration of two-dimensional echocardiography and cardiac CT for mitral valve diagnosis and surgical planning
Author(s): Azira Khalil; Amir Faisal; Siew-Cheok Ng; Yih Miin Liew; Khin Wee Lai
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Paper Abstract

A registration method to fuse two-dimensional (2-D) echocardiography images with cardiac computed tomography (CT) volume is presented. The method consists of two major procedures: temporal and spatial registrations. In temporal registration, the echocardiography frames at similar cardiac phases as the CT volume were interpolated based on electrocardiogram signal information, and the noise of the echocardiography image was reduced using the speckle reducing anisotropic diffusion technique. For spatial registration, an intensity-based normalized mutual information method was applied with a pattern search optimization algorithm to produce an interpolated cardiac CT image. The proposed registration framework does not require optical tracking information. Dice coefficient and Hausdorff distance for the left atrium assessments were

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 August 2017
PDF: 7 pages
J. Med. Imag. 4(3) 037001 doi: 10.1117/1.JMI.4.3.037001
Published in: Journal of Medical Imaging Volume 4, Issue 3
Show Author Affiliations
Azira Khalil, Univ. of Malaya (Malaysia)
Islamic Science Univ. of Malaysia (Malaysia)
Amir Faisal, Univ. of Malaya (Malaysia)
Siew-Cheok Ng, Univ. of Malaya (Malaysia)
Yih Miin Liew, Univ. of Malaya (Malaysia)
Khin Wee Lai, Univ. of Malaya (Malaysia)


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