Advanced Normalization Tools for Cardiac Motion Correction

  • Nicholas J. TustisonEmail author
  • Yang Yang
  • Michael Salerno
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8896)


We present our submission to the STACOM 2014 MoCo challenge for motion correction of dynamic contrast myocardial perfusion MRI. Our submission is based on the publicly available Advanced Normalization Tools (ANTs) specifically tailored for this problem domain. We provide a brief description with actual code calls to facilitate reproducibility. Time plots and \(K^{trans}\) values, based on the validation methodology of [11], are also provided to determine clinically relevant performance levels.


ANTs Image registration Motion estimation Myocardial perfusion 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nicholas J. Tustison
    • 1
    Email author
  • Yang Yang
    • 1
  • Michael Salerno
    • 1
  1. 1.University of VirginiaCharlottesvilleUSA

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