An efficient tissue classifier for building patient-specific finite element models from X-ray CT images

Abstract

The authors developed an efficient semiautomatic tissue classifier for X-ray computed tomography (CT) images which can be used to build patient- or animal-specific finite element (FE) models for bioelectric studies. The classifier uses a gray scale histogram for each tissue type and three-dimensional (3-D) neighborhood information. A total of 537 CT images… (More)

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