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Use of 3D x-ray angiographic images for volume determination of cerebral arterioveinous malformations
Author(s): Marie-Odile Berger; Rene Anxionnat; Erwan Kerrien
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Paper Abstract

The radiotherapic treatment of cerebral arterious malformations (AVM) requires an accurate estimation of the AVM shape. This estimation is classically obtained from the delineation of the AVM in several 2D angiographic views. In this paper, a clinical study of the inter-observer variability in the AVM detection is first performed. It proves tha the estimated volume varie a lot between observers. For thee reasons, we propose a framewok for AVM delineation which makes use of 2D and 3D angiographic images: the initial estimate obtained with 2D angiographic images is then refined within the 3D volume using deformable models. Results are presented demonstrating shape delineation on various AVMs.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 April 2004
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 5369, Medical Imaging 2004: Physiology, Function, and Structure from Medical Images, (30 April 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.533971
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Marie-Odile Berger, LORIA (France)
Rene Anxionnat, CHU Nancy (France)
Erwan Kerrien, LORIA (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5369:
Medical Imaging 2004: Physiology, Function, and Structure from Medical Images
Amir A. Amini; Armando Manduca, Editor(s)

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