Spleen Segmentation and Assessment in CT Images for Traumatic Abdominal Injuries

@article{Soroushmehr2015SpleenSA,
  title={Spleen Segmentation and Assessment in CT Images for Traumatic Abdominal Injuries},
  author={S. Mohamad R. Soroushmehr and Pavani Davuluri and Somayeh Molaei and Rosalyn Hobson Hargraves and Yang Tang and Charles Cockrell and Kevin Ward and Kayvan Najarian},
  journal={Journal of Medical Systems},
  year={2015},
  volume={39},
  pages={1-11}
}
Spleen segmentation is especially challenging as the majority of solid organs in the abdomen region have similar gray level range. Physician analysis of computed tomography (CT) images to assess abdominal trauma could be very time consuming and hence, automating this process can reduce time to treatment. The proposed method presented in this paper is a fully automated and knowledge based technique that employs anatomical information to accurately segment the spleen in CT images. The spleen… CONTINUE READING

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