An improved Chan-Vese (CV) model for lumen segmentation of carotid artery

@article{Lu2012AnIC,
  title={An improved Chan-Vese (CV) model for lumen segmentation of carotid artery},
  author={Yang Lu and Gang Xu and Fulin Zhang and Kehong Yuan},
  journal={2012 International Conference on Computerized Healthcare (ICCH)},
  year={2012},
  pages={102-111}
}
Lumen segmentation of the carotid artery is an important preprocessing step with clinical application, because it facilitates subsequent analysis, including stenosis grading, the detection and quantification of plaque components in the vessel wall. But it is a challenging task owing to the low and varying contrast between the surrounding tissues. Plus… CONTINUE READING