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Image enhancement and segmentation of fluid-filled structures in 3D ultrasound images
Author(s): Vikram Chalana; Stephen Dudycha; Gerald McMorrow
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Paper Abstract

Segmentation of fluid-filled structures, such as the urinary bladder, from three-dimensional ultrasound images is necessary for measuring their volume. This paper describes a system for image enhancement, segmentation and volume measurement of fluid-filled structures on 3D ultrasound images. The system was applied for the measurement of urinary bladder volume. Results show an average error of less than 10% in the estimation of the total bladder volume.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 May 2003
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 5032, Medical Imaging 2003: Image Processing, (15 May 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.481382
Show Author Affiliations
Vikram Chalana, Diagnostic Ultrasound Corp. (United States)
Stephen Dudycha, Diagnostic Ultrasound Corp. (United States)
Gerald McMorrow, Diagnostic Ultrasound Corp. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5032:
Medical Imaging 2003: Image Processing
Milan Sonka; J. Michael Fitzpatrick, Editor(s)

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