Automated slice-matching technique for plain images and contrast-enhanced images of liver

M2 Eiichirou Okumura


In terms of CT examination for the liver, to match plain images with contrast-enhanced (CE) images for comparative interpretation, we are developing an automated slice registration technique for the liver using template matching.

Study content

After taking sliced images of the liver from each patient, we compared their shapes with   a series of registered plain and CE image templates. compared the boundary of the liver (liver-shape) slices with the templates.