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Linear and morphological digital image enhancement of peripheral angiography images
Author(s): David L. Wilson; Eric J. Kaplan
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Paper Abstract

X-ray angiography images of the legs are enhanced using linear and morphological image processing tech- I1iques. Salient features of the leg images include high contrast bones relatively smooth soft tissue and arteries. Filter parameters are optimized to enhance the arteries while deemphasizing the bones and other structured noise. Morphological processing has several advantages compared to linear processing including improved retention of both arterial dimensions and x-ray density. 1

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Date Published: 1 July 1990
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1233, Medical Imaging IV: Image Processing, (1 July 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.18910
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David L. Wilson, Siemens Medical Systems Inc. (United States)
Eric J. Kaplan, Siemens Medical Systems Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1233:
Medical Imaging IV: Image Processing
Murray H. Loew, Editor(s)

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