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Smoothing, Thresholding And Contour Extraction In Images From Gated Blood Pool Studies
Author(s): H. Bunke; H. Feistl; H. Niemann; G. Sagerer; F. Wolf; G. X. Zhou
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Paper Abstract

Due to its noninvasive nature, nuclear imaging has become very important for the diagnosis of human heart diseases. In this paper, experiments are described with different operations for smoothing, thresholding, and contour extraction in images from gated blood pool studies. The goal is to locate the heart and the left ventricle in an image. The methods described here are part of a larger system for the automatic analysis of images from gated blood pool studies.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 November 1982
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0375, Medical Imaging and Image Interpretation, (1 November 1982); doi: 10.1117/12.934614
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H. Bunke, Univ. Erlangen-Nurnberg (F.R. Germany)
H. Feistl, Univ. Erlangen-Nurnberg (F.R. Germany)
H. Niemann, Univ. Erlangen-Nurnberg (F.R. Germany)
G. Sagerer, Univ. Erlangen-Nurnberg (F.R. Germany)
F. Wolf, Univ. Erlangen-Nurnberg (F.R. Germany)
G. X. Zhou, Univ. Erlangen-Nurnberg (F.R. Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0375:
Medical Imaging and Image Interpretation
Judith M. S. Prewitt, Editor(s)

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