Maxim Fradkin

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We propose a novel automatic method to segment the myocardium on late-enhancement cardiac MR (LE CMR) images with a multi-step approach. First, in each slice of the LE CMR volume, a geometrical template is deformed so that its borders fit the myocardial contours. The second step consists in introducing a shape prior of the left ventricle. To do so, we use(More)
This paper presents a new method for deformable model-based segmentation of lumen and thrombus in abdominal aortic aneurysms from computed tomography (CT) angiography (CTA) scans. First the lumen is segmented based on two positions indicated by the user, and subsequently the resulting surface is used to initialize the automated thrombus segmentation method.(More)
Quantitative functional analysis of the left ventricle plays a very important role in the diagnosis of heart diseases. While in standard two-dimensional echocardiography this quantification is limited to rather crude volume estimation, three-dimensional (3-D) echocardiography not only significantly improves its accuracy but also makes it possible to derive(More)
A typical Cardiac Magnetic Resonance (CMR) examination includes acquisition of a sequence of short-axis (SA) and long-axis (LA) images covering the cardiac cycle. Quantitative analysis of the heart function requires segmentation of the left ventricle (LV) SA images, while segmented LA views allow more accurate estimation of the basal slice and can be used(More)
To enable tissue function-based tumor diagnosis over the large number of existing digital mammography systems worldwide, we propose a cost-effective and robust approach to incorporate tomographic optical tissue characterization with separately acquired digital mammograms. Using a flexible contour-based registration algorithm, we were able to incorporate an(More)
Introduction Viability assessment is essential for surgery and therapy planning following a myocardial infarction. In particular, the proportion of viable myocardium is a major factor in determining whether a patient may benefit from revascularization [1]. In addition to estimating the left ventricular myocardial thickness and thickening using cine MR(More)