Semi-automatic tool for segmentation and volumetric analysis of medical images

  • T. Heinone
  • P. Dastidar
  • P. Kauppinen
  • J. Malmivuo
  • H. Eskola
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Abstract

Segmentation software is described, developed for medical image processing and run on Windows. The software applies basic image processing techniques through a graphical user interface. For particular applications, such as brain lesion segmentation, the software enables the combination of different segmentation techniques to improve its efficiency. The program is applied for magnetic resonance imaging, computed tomography and optical images of cryosections. The software can be utilised in numerous applications, including pre-processing for three-dimensional presentations, volumetric analysis and construction of volume conductor models.

Keywords

Segmentation MRI Volumetric measurement 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Heinone
    • 1
  • P. Dastidar
    • 2
  • P. Kauppinen
    • 1
  • J. Malmivuo
    • 2
  • H. Eskola
    • 1
  1. 1.Ragnar Granit InstituteTampere University of TechnologyTampereFinland
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyTampere University HospitalTampereFinland

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