3D vessel reconstruction from biplane angiograms using snakes

P. Radeva, R. Toledo, C. Von Land, J. Villanueva

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    Abstract

    In this paper, we propose a physics-based model to segment and reconstruct coronary vessels from biplane angiograms. We use the snake technique to model the vessel, the snake deforms in space to adjust its projections to the image data. In this way, segmentation and 3D reconstruction are unified into the same procedure assuring that only plausible vessel shapes will be detected. The method is general allowing to reconstruct the coronary tree from any angles and distances. The results are encouraging.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)773-776
    JournalComputers in Cardiology
    Volume0
    Issue number0
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 1998

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