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Automatic Segmentation of Neck CT Images Chia-Chi Teng1
 

Summary: Automatic Segmentation of Neck CT Images
Chia-Chi Teng1
, Linda G. Shapiro1,2
, Ira Kalet2,3
1
Department of Electrical Engineering, 2
Department of Computer Science & Engineering
3
Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Washington
ccteng@u.washington.edu
Abstract
In this era of cross-sectional imaging, it is useful to
think of the neck in terms of adjacent anatomical
spaces separated by fascial layers extended from the
skull base to the thoracic inlet. Although these layers
are not usually visible in CT or MR images, their
locations can be inferred by knowing their
relationships to various anatomical structures that are
visible in cross-sectional images. Identifying these
anatomical structures in the neck region can facilitate

  

Source: Anderson, Richard - Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Washington at Seattle

 

Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences