Three-dimensional segmentation of the left ventricle in late gadolinium enhanced MR images of chronic infarction combining long- and short-axis information

  title={Three-dimensional segmentation of the left ventricle in late gadolinium enhanced MR images of chronic infarction combining long- and short-axis information},
  author={Dong Wei and Ying Sun and Sim Heng Ong and Ping Chai and Lynette Ls Teo and Adrian Fatt-Hoe Low},
  journal={Medical image analysis},
  volume={17 6},

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