Automatic recognition of major fissures in human lungs

  title={Automatic recognition of major fissures in human lungs},
  author={Qiao Wei and Yaoping Hu and John H. MacGregor and Gary Gelfand},
  journal={International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery},
The major hurdle for three-dimensional display of lung lobes is the automatic recognition of lobar fissures, boundaries of lung lobes. Lobar fissures are difficult to recognize due to their variable shape and appearance, along with the low contrast and high noise inherent in computed tomographic (CT) images. An algorithm for recognizing the major fissures… CONTINUE READING