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Automated biplane vessel recognition in digital coronary angiograms
Author(s): Karl Barth; Birgit Eicker; Johannes Seissl
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Paper Abstract

Cardiac angiograms are preferably imaged jn orthogonal so-called biplane views. In such image pairs the vessels do not resemble each other to such a degree that correspondences between them can be derived directly. Direct computer matches on the basis of similarity have been used for closer angles like 15 or 20 degrees [9 In this recent study model knowledge for each of the standardized angio-projections is used to recognize the vessels in each view. After these two matches for identification the third dimension can be calculated using the fixed and known relation of the orthogonal vascular models. 1.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 July 1990
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 1233, Medical Imaging IV: Image Processing, (1 July 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.18913
Show Author Affiliations
Karl Barth, Siemens AG (Germany)
Birgit Eicker, Siemens AG (Germany)
Johannes Seissl, Siemens AG (Germany)


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

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