Vessel segmentation in low contrast X-ray angiogram images

Abstract

Coronary artery disease is one of the major causes of death throughout the world. An effective method for diagnosing this disease is X-ray angiography. The images are usually of poor quality and low contrast. This is due to non-uniform illumination, appearance of other body organs and artifacts, low SNR values, etc. Accurate segmentation of arteries is a… (More)
DOI: 10.1109/ICIP.2016.7532382

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