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Automatic boundary modification of warped basal ganglia template
Author(s): Enmin Song; Valerie A. Cardenas; Frank Ezekiel; Michael W. Weiner
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Paper Abstract

Accurate segmentation of magnetic resonance images of the brain is of increasing interest in the study of many brain disorders. This paper reports our approach to obtain the segmentation by warping our segmented template to a target and then automatically modifying the boundary of each structure. Test results show that our approach can increase the overlap between the warped template of the lenticular nucleus and the manually delineated lenticular nucleus by 10% compared the approach with only warping. 17

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 July 2001
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 4322, Medical Imaging 2001: Image Processing, (3 July 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.431023
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Enmin Song, Univ. of California/San Francisco (United States)
Valerie A. Cardenas, Univ. of California/San Francisco (United States)
Frank Ezekiel, Univ. of California/San Francisco (United States)
Michael W. Weiner, Univ. of California/San Francisco (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4322:
Medical Imaging 2001: Image Processing
Milan Sonka; Kenneth M. Hanson, Editor(s)

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