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Introduction and Acknowledgements

Author: Salma Bengali, CARMA Center, University of Utah
Contributors: Alan Morris, Josh Cates, Rob MacLeod, CARMA Center, University of Utah
Contacts: Salma Bengali: <email></email>

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Module Description

This module uses two seed points to segment an image. One seed point (fiducial) is placed within the region to be segmented, and the other is placed outside that region. Multiple seed points can be used as well. The lower threshold is given as an input by the user. The isolated connected image filter will find the isolating upper threshold. If no isolating threshold can be found then the segmentation will fail.

Use Cases

This module is meant to be used for segmenting the entire endocardium region from a cardiac MRI or MRA image. It can also be used for segmentation of structures in other types of images.

Left:Segmented Image, Center: Original Gated MRA Image


Isolated Connected Filter Tutorial

Panels and their use

  • Input image
  • Output image
  • Lower threshold
  • Seed1: User placed fiducial/s inside the region to be segmented
  • Seed2: User placed fiducial/s outside the region to be segmented

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Information for Developers

The source code for this module can be found at the CARMA GitHub repository.