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Fast Rubber Sheet Masking For Digital Subtraction Angiography
Author(s): Karel J. Zuiderveld; Bart M. ter Haar Romeny; Max A. Viergever
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Paper Abstract

Rubber Sheet Masking (RSM) is a fully automated method for reducing motion artefacts in Digital Subtraction Angiography (DSA). RSM is based on Venot's registration method for DSA images but improves this method in two respects. Firstly, local image statistics are better taken into account. Secondly, RSM does not require user interaction to define region of interest for motion registration. Attention has furthermore been paid to fast implementation of the method, and to its clinical usefulness. The conclusion of the study is that RSM compares favourably with the conventional interactive pixel shift methods.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 October 1989
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 1137, Science and Engineering of Medical Imaging, (18 October 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.961712
Show Author Affiliations
Karel J. Zuiderveld, University Hospital Utrecht (The Netherlands)
Bart M. ter Haar Romeny, University Hospital Utrecht (The Netherlands)
Max A. Viergever, University of Utrecht (The Netherlands)


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Science and Engineering of Medical Imaging

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