Format

Send to

Choose Destination
See comment in PubMed Commons below
Med Image Anal. 2011 Aug;15(4):477-88. doi: 10.1016/j.media.2011.02.004. Epub 2011 Feb 17.

Evaluation framework for carotid bifurcation lumen segmentation and stenosis grading.

Author information

1
Biomedical Imaging Group Rotterdam, Departments of Radiology & Medical Informatics, Erasmus MC, P.O. Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands. K.Hameeteman@Erasmusmc.nl

Abstract

This paper describes an evaluation framework that allows a standardized and objective quantitative comparison of carotid artery lumen segmentation and stenosis grading algorithms. We describe the data repository comprising 56 multi-center, multi-vendor CTA datasets, their acquisition, the creation of the reference standard and the evaluation measures. This framework has been introduced at the MICCAI 2009 workshop 3D Segmentation in the Clinic: A Grand Challenge III, and we compare the results of eight teams that participated. These results show that automated segmentation of the vessel lumen is possible with a precision that is comparable to manual annotation. The framework is open for new submissions through the website http://cls2009.bigr.nl.

PMID:
21419689
DOI:
10.1016/j.media.2011.02.004
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
PubMed Commons home

PubMed Commons

0 comments
How to join PubMed Commons

    Supplemental Content

    Full text links

    Icon for Elsevier Science
    Loading ...
    Support Center