Left Ventricle Segmentation from Heart MDCT

  • Samuel Silva
  • Beatriz Sousa Santos
  • Joaquim Madeira
  • Augusto Silva
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5524)

Abstract

A semi-automatic method for left ventricle segmentation from MDCT exams is presented. It was developed using ITK and custom modules integrated in the MeVisLab platform. A preliminary qualitative evaluation shows that the provided segmentation, without any tweaking or manual edition, is reasonably close to the ideal segmentation as judged by experienced radiology technicians.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Samuel Silva
    • 1
  • Beatriz Sousa Santos
    • 1
  • Joaquim Madeira
    • 1
  • Augusto Silva
    • 1
  1. 1.DETI / IEETAUniversity of AveiroAveiroPortugal

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