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Applications of magnetic resonance image segmentation in neurology
Author(s): Tomi Heinonen; Antti J. Lahtinen; Prasun Dastidar; Pertti Ryymin; Paeivi Laarne; Jaakko Malmivuo; Erkki Laasonen; Harry Frey; Hannu Eskola
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Paper Abstract

After the introduction of digital imagin devices in medicine computerized tissue recognition and classification have become important in research and clinical applications. Segmented data can be applied among numerous research fields including volumetric analysis of particular tissues and structures, construction of anatomical modes, 3D visualization, and multimodal visualization, hence making segmentation essential in modern image analysis. In this research project several PC based software were developed in order to segment medical images, to visualize raw and segmented images in 3D, and to produce EEG brain maps in which MR images and EEG signals were integrated. The software package was tested and validated in numerous clinical research projects in hospital environment.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 May 1999
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 3658, Medical Imaging 1999: Image Display, (26 May 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.349469
Show Author Affiliations
Tomi Heinonen, Tampere Univ. of Technology (Finland)
Antti J. Lahtinen, Tampere Univ. of Technology (Finland)
Prasun Dastidar, Tampere Univ. Hospital (Finland)
Pertti Ryymin, Tampere Univ. Hospital (Finland)
Paeivi Laarne, Tampere Univ. of Technology (Finland)
Jaakko Malmivuo, Tampere Univ. of Technology (Finland)
Erkki Laasonen, Tampere Univ. Hospital (Finland)
Harry Frey, Tampere Univ. Hospital (Finland)
Hannu Eskola, Tampere Univ. of Technology (Finland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3658:
Medical Imaging 1999: Image Display
Seong Ki Mun; Yongmin Kim, Editor(s)

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