Automated Segmentation and Anatomical Labeling of Abdominal Arteries Based on Multi-organ Segmentation from Contrast-Enhanced CT Data

@inproceedings{Suzuki2012AutomatedSA,
  title={Automated Segmentation and Anatomical Labeling of Abdominal Arteries Based on Multi-organ Segmentation from Contrast-Enhanced CT Data},
  author={Yuki Suzuki and Toshiyuki Okada and Masatoshi Hori and Futoshi Yokota and Marius George Linguraru and Noriyuki Tomiyama and Yoshinobu Sato},
  booktitle={CLIP},
  year={2012}
}
A fully automated method is described for segmentation and anatomical labeling of the abdominal arteries from contrast-enhanced CT data of the upper abdomen. By assuming that the regions of the organs and aorta have already been automatically segmented, the problem is formulated as extracting and selecting the optimal paths between the organ and aorta regions based on a basic anatomical constraint that arteries supplying blood to an organ consist of tree structures whose root nodes are located… 
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