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Segmentation of aneurysms via connectivity from MRA brain data
Author(s): Jasjit Singh Suri; Ralph Bernstein; Chirinjeev Kathuria
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Paper Abstract

This paper describes techniques to visualize aneurysms in three dimensions from Magnetic Resonance Angiographic data sets to aid surgeons and radiologists in surgical planning and treatment of cerebrovascular (brain) aneurysms. Maximum Intensity Projection using ray tracing is implemented to highlight the aneurysm zones in 2d. Segmentation Via Voxel Connectivity (SVVC) supports the recognition of the blood vessels and aneurysms and presents them in 3d.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 January 1993
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 1771, Applications of Digital Image Processing XV, (12 January 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.139099
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Jasjit Singh Suri, IBM Palo Alto Scientific Ctr. (United States)
Ralph Bernstein, IBM Palo Alto Scientific Ctr. (United States)
Chirinjeev Kathuria, Stanford Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1771:
Applications of Digital Image Processing XV
Andrew G. Tescher, Editor(s)

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