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For the last 15 years, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) has become a reference examination for cardiac morphology, function and perfusion in humans. Yet, due to the characteristics of cardiac MR images and to the great variability of the images among patients, the problem of heart cavities segmentation in MRI is still open. This paper is a review of fully(More)
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), a reference examination for cardiac morphology and function in humans, allows to image the cardiac right ventricle (RV) with high spatial resolution. The segmentation of the RV is a difficult task due to the variable shape of the RV and its ill-defined borders in these images. The aim of this paper is to evaluate several RV(More)
PURPOSE Segmenting the cardiac ventricles in magnetic resonance (MR) images is required for cardiac function assessment. Numerous segmentation methods have been developed and applied to MR ventriculography. Quantitative validation of these segmentation methods with ground truth is needed prior to clinical use, but requires manual delineation of hundreds of(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of our study was to evaluate the diagnostic efficacy of multislice computed tomographic angiography (MSCTA) regarding exclusion quality after aneurysm clipping. METHODS Sixty patients (74 aneurysms) underwent microsurgical exclusion using titanium clips. The presence of aneurysm remnants on MSCTA was compared by a neuroradiologist to 2D(More)
OBJECTIVE: Renal volume measurement is an essential part of split renal function assessment in MR urography. The aim of this study was to assess the accuracy and repeatability of a three-dimensional segmentation algorithm based on the belief functions theory for calculating renal volumes from MR images. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The true volume of 20 various(More)
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