Fast Automatic Recognition and 3D Reconstruction of the Coronary Tree from DSA-Projection Pairs

  • K. Barth
  • R. Koch
  • P. Marhoff
Part of the Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine book series (DICM, volume 77)


For a reliable quantitative assessment of vascular lesions the three-dimensional orientations and connections have to be known accurately. This information can be extracted systematically from two DSA-projections using a digital image processing system. Automatic identification and calculation of three-dimensional coordinates of the vessel centrelines are possible at angles of 15–45° between the two projections. The knowledge of the three-dimensional coordinates allows the determination of the true length and corrected densitometric values of foreshortened vessel sections.


Vascular Tree Reference Tree Stereo Pair Tree Match Optimal Correspondence 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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© Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Barth
    • 1
  • R. Koch
    • 1
  • P. Marhoff
    • 1
  1. 1.Siemens AGErlangenGermany

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