Myocardial boundary extraction using coupled active contours

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    Abstract

    Automatic extraction of object boundaries in medical images using active contours is a popular research item. A problem with active contours is that they may fail to give correct results in cases of low contrast, noise or the neighbourhood of other edges. If there exists a geometrical relation between several boundaries this may be exploited to improve the robustness of active contours. In this way a set of coupled active contours results. This paper describes the simultaneous extraction of epi- and endocardial boundaries using a set of coupled active contours in MR short axis cine recordings.
    Original languageUndefined
    Pages745-748
    Number of pages4
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2003
    EventComputers in Cardiology, 2003 - Greece
    Duration: 21 Sep 200324 Sep 2003

    Conference

    ConferenceComputers in Cardiology, 2003
    Period21/09/0324/09/03
    Other21-24 Sep 2003

    Keywords

    • EWI-14043
    • IR-65093

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