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Comparison of three methods used for fusion of SPECT-CT images of liver matastases
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1998 (English)In: Fusion98, International Conference on Multisource-Mulltisensor Information Fusion / [ed] Hamid R. Arabnia and Dongping (Daniel) Zhu, CSREA Press , 1998, 435-442 p.Conference paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

We compare three methods for fusing SPECT-CT images: ImageMatch - an automatic three-dimensional/two-dimensional method developed by Focus Imaging; IBM Visualization Data Explorer - a three-diemensional interactive method developed by Internation Business Machines, Inc.; and qsh - an interactive three-dimensional/two-dimensional method developed at New York University. While many fusion methods have proved successful for registering brain images, most methods have been less successful for thoracic and abdominal images. We use images of liver metastases obtained with a radiolabeled breast tumor-directed antibody to illustrate the strengths and weakness of the methods reviewed. The images used are typical clinical images from eigth patients. We conclude that an optimal image fusion program should combine the strengths of each of the methods reviewed.

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CSREA Press , 1998. 435-442 p.
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Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Medical Imaging
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URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-50205ISBN: 1-892512-00-9OAI: diva2:461289
Fusion98, International Conference on Multisource-Multisensor Information Fusion. Las Vegas, Nevada. 6-9 July 1998
QC 20111208Available from: 2011-12-02 Created: 2011-12-02 Last updated: 2013-09-09Bibliographically approved

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