Towards fully automated segmentation of rat cardiac MRI by leveraging deep learning frameworks

  title={Towards fully automated segmentation of rat cardiac MRI by leveraging deep learning frameworks},
  author={Daniel Fern{\'a}ndez-Llaneza and Andrea Gondova and Harris Vince and Arijit Patra and Magdalena Zurek and Peter Konings and Patrik Kagelid and Leif Hultin},
  journal={Scientific Reports},
Automated segmentation of human cardiac magnetic resonance datasets has been steadily improving during recent years. Similar applications would be highly useful to improve and speed up the studies of cardiac function in rodents in the preclinical context. However, the transfer of such segmentation methods to the preclinical research is compounded by the limited number of datasets and lower image resolution. In this paper we present a successful application of deep architectures 3D cardiac… 



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