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Efficient Prealignment of CT Scans for Registration through a Bodypart Regressor

@article{Meine2019EfficientPO,
  title={Efficient Prealignment of CT Scans for Registration through a Bodypart Regressor},
  author={Hans Meine and Alessa Hering},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2019},
  volume={abs/1909.08898}
}
Convolutional neural networks have not only been applied for classification of voxels, objects, or images, for instance, but have also been proposed as a bodypart regressor. We pick up this underexplored idea and evaluate its value for registration: A CNN is trained to output the relative height within the human body in axial CT scans, and the resulting scores are used for quick alignment between different timepoints. Preliminary results confirm that this allows both fast and robust… Expand
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