Principal curve based semi-automatic segmentation of organs in 3D-CT

@article{You2011PrincipalCB,
  title={Principal curve based semi-automatic segmentation of organs in 3D-CT},
  author={Sheng You and Erhan Bas and Esra Ataer Cansizoglu and Jayashree Kalpathy-Cramer and Deniz Erdogmus},
  journal={2011 Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society},
  year={2011},
  pages={6220-6223}
}
Radiation therapy plays an important and effective role in the treatment of cancer. A main goal in radiation therapy is to deliver high radiation doses to the perceived tumors while minimizing radiation to surrounding normal tissues. Manual delineation of tumors and organs-at-risk(OARs) on three-dimensional computed tomography (3D-CT) is both a time-consuming and labor intensive task, and there maybe variability between manual delineations by different radiation oncologists. In this paper, we… CONTINUE READING

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