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An Automatic Seeding Method For Coronary Artery Segmentation and Skeletonization in CTA

Abstract:
An automatic seeding method for coronary artery segmentation and skeletonization is presented. The new method includes automatic removal of the rib cage, tracing of the ascending aorta and initial planting of seeds for the coronary arteries. The automatic seeds are then passed on to a “virtual contrast injection” algorithm performing segmentation and skeletonization. In preliminary experiments, most main branches of the coronary tree were segmented and skeletonized without any user interaction.


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Measure% / mmscorerank
 min.max.avg.min.max.avg.min.max.avg.
OV 0.0% 99.6% 75.6% 0.0 70.2 39.2 6 24 19.23
OF 2.9% 100.0% 56.1% 2.1 100.0 34.5 1 24 15.68
OT 0.0% 100.0% 78.7% 0.0 100.0 45.6 1 24 17.14
AI 0.00 mm 0.74 mm 0.39 mm 0.0 60.3 30.6 1 24 15.55
Total             1 24 16.45


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  OVOFOTAIAvg.
DV%scorerank%scorerank%scorerankmmscorerankrank
8 0 88.5 44.8 10 19.6 10.0 23 99.7 49.9 2 0.42 21.5 24 17.8
8 1 44.1 22.4 21 6.5 3.3 14 44.1 22.0 21 0.33 48.3 5 11.8
8 2 20.0 13.6 24 12.3 17.4 24 20.0 13.4 24 0.60 31.6 23 23.5
8 3 46.2 24.3 24 30.0 18.2 22 46.2 24.3 24 0.35 56.2 1 12.2
9 0 85.7 44.3 22 74.9 38.5 22 85.7 44.2 22 0.35 22.5 22 22.0
9 1 90.5 45.8 18 83.1 44.0 13 90.5 45.3 18 0.26 38.6 11 13.7
9 2 83.2 44.1 22 80.1 42.8 14 83.8 44.3 22 0.37 30.2 14 16.7
9 3 82.2 42.2 20 85.3 49.4 18 91.6 46.4 20 0.35 26.9 20 19.7
10 0 85.2 43.0 24 80.4 40.2 19 100.0 100.0 1 0.36 20.0 21 17.8
10 1 57.9 28.9 23 10.7 5.4 21 57.9 28.9 23 0.37 37.9 7 14.7
10 2 93.5 64.9 9 15.3 8.4 21 94.2 49.3 10 0.36 35.2 14 13.7
10 3 81.5 40.8 22 19.4 9.7 21 81.9 41.0 22 0.44 32.2 11 16.3
11 0 89.8 44.9 22 81.4 40.7 16 89.8 44.9 22 0.46 30.3 16 18.0
11 1 74.0 38.9 20 13.0 50.5 3 74.0 38.9 20 0.37 41.9 15 14.7
11 2 88.3 44.8 22 86.5 45.5 18 94.4 47.8 18 0.32 31.2 14 16.7
11 3 33.6 17.3 22 18.1 19.6 4 33.6 17.3 22 0.69 39.9 10 13.0
12 0 69.8 34.9 24 20.6 10.3 16 70.1 35.0 24 0.44 15.2 23 22.2
12 1 90.8 48.0 15 7.0 4.8 22 90.8 46.5 15 0.33 32.0 12 14.7
12 2 70.3 37.7 23 62.0 35.6 18 97.1 53.0 8 0.42 23.8 21 18.7
12 3 78.5 39.5 21 10.9 5.5 13 85.5 42.8 19 0.46 27.8 16 16.8
13 0 30.1 15.0 24 17.6 8.8 23 32.5 16.2 24 0.53 21.9 23 23.3
13 1 80.5 40.6 21 67.7 34.3 19 84.0 42.1 21 0.27 38.2 12 16.2
13 2 79.9 41.4 20 68.7 36.8 22 79.9 40.7 20 0.47 20.7 24 22.3
13 3 92.8 47.1 22 100.0 100.0 1 100.0 100.0 1 0.32 37.2 12 10.0
14 0 86.5 43.8 22 32.9 28.1 23 86.5 43.8 22 0.40 36.0 18 20.2
14 1 84.1 42.1 22 8.6 4.3 23 86.1 43.0 22 0.49 30.0 17 19.7
14 2 93.7 47.5 22 100.0 100.0 1 100.0 100.0 1 0.32 44.2 10 9.0
14 3 68.4 35.0 21 51.8 25.9 12 68.4 34.2 22 0.52 34.2 14 16.2
15 0 86.8 43.5 21 80.9 40.5 12 87.4 43.7 21 0.44 27.6 20 19.0
15 1 95.5 49.2 18 92.4 47.1 19 95.5 48.3 20 0.24 35.8 12 15.5
15 2 76.5 40.4 21 61.7 34.3 18 83.0 43.0 21 0.40 29.1 14 17.0
15 3 93.6 46.9 22 100.0 100.0 1 100.0 100.0 1 0.26 39.4 10 9.0
16 0 85.5 43.2 21 87.8 44.9 10 95.1 47.6 19 0.38 20.5 21 18.8
16 1 92.4 46.7 18 18.4 10.2 17 94.2 47.2 17 0.29 34.4 13 15.2
16 2 90.0 49.5 19 99.8 99.2 16 90.0 49.5 19 0.29 26.3 13 15.5
16 3 44.4 22.4 23 25.0 12.5 15 55.4 27.7 23 0.54 22.4 22 21.2
17 0 50.6 26.0 23 33.3 18.7 22 50.6 26.0 23 0.50 26.0 23 22.8
17 1 82.6 43.3 16 11.6 6.0 19 82.6 41.9 16 0.46 35.1 15 16.0
17 2 91.6 46.6 18 89.6 46.1 18 91.6 46.6 21 0.40 30.8 18 18.5
17 3 61.2 31.3 20 99.9 50.0 9 90.4 46.0 12 0.50 48.4 9 11.3
18 0 80.2 40.5 24 84.3 43.0 16 84.0 42.4 20 0.40 22.0 24 22.0
18 1 99.4 49.9 12 98.7 97.3 14 99.4 49.9 16 0.24 40.4 11 12.5
18 2 83.5 43.2 11 20.0 10.7 14 83.5 43.2 12 0.35 30.9 15 13.7
18 3 96.3 49.1 16 100.0 100.0 1 100.0 100.0 1 0.31 31.2 14 10.0
19 0 84.6 42.5 23 86.4 62.8 19 85.6 42.9 22 0.41 32.2 20 20.7
19 1 87.1 44.3 19 17.4 8.9 23 87.1 43.8 19 0.37 37.7 15 17.7
19 2 85.4 43.4 22 74.3 37.1 23 85.4 42.7 23 0.48 28.4 21 21.8
19 3 81.5 45.6 19 74.8 44.1 14 81.5 44.4 19 0.40 28.3 19 18.2
20 0 93.1 46.8 11 88.9 44.5 18 93.1 46.5 12 0.39 29.0 19 16.3
20 1 90.9 45.5 15 6.0 3.0 19 91.1 45.5 15 0.37 41.7 10 13.2
20 2 84.9 42.7 22 73.8 37.2 14 92.1 46.2 22 0.41 24.8 15 17.2
20 3 78.6 41.3 21 9.4 8.1 19 78.6 40.3 21 0.53 42.9 6 13.2
21 0 96.3 49.6 14 100.0 100.0 1 100.0 100.0 1 0.29 22.1 19 12.2
21 1 85.6 43.2 23 77.0 42.6 21 86.9 43.7 23 0.25 39.1 9 15.7
21 2 76.3 38.5 23 91.7 49.7 16 93.1 46.9 20 0.35 23.8 15 17.3
21 3 91.6 46.8 23 93.3 46.6 12 91.6 46.1 23 0.33 33.5 11 15.2
22 0 97.7 48.9 13 95.6 47.8 13 98.3 49.2 13 0.39 20.8 18 15.5
22 1 95.8 48.6 17 96.8 48.4 15 95.8 47.9 18 0.35 33.3 14 15.3
22 2 79.2 40.1 23 96.0 48.1 17 93.5 46.7 22 0.37 32.0 15 17.8
22 3 95.8 48.1 19 93.6 46.8 10 98.7 49.4 16 0.44 22.0 19 17.0
23 0 75.9 38.0 22 86.4 43.2 17 86.0 43.0 19 0.43 22.5 22 20.7
23 1 97.3 48.6 18 24.8 12.4 20 97.4 48.7 18 0.27 41.4 10 14.3
23 2 89.6 45.8 18 89.5 45.6 20 90.5 45.7 19 0.40 25.1 23 21.0
23 3 58.9 30.0 24 47.7 24.6 21 58.9 29.7 24 0.28 44.9 6 14.5
24 0 98.5 70.2 11 97.3 49.2 13 100.0 100.0 1 0.27 27.1 13 10.7
24 1 85.7 44.2 15 8.9 4.5 12 88.4 44.2 12 0.21 37.1 8 10.5
24 2 77.4 39.4 18 66.5 47.2 11 80.9 40.5 18 0.26 32.2 11 13.3
24 3 95.2 49.7 8 90.9 49.2 10 96.1 50.0 10 0.32 29.8 18 13.7
25 0 96.5 48.5 11 28.7 16.0 17 97.9 49.1 16 0.36 26.1 17 15.8
25 1 92.1 46.7 10 16.4 8.2 18 92.1 46.1 10 0.41 31.7 14 13.3
25 2 79.2 40.2 22 81.6 40.8 17 79.2 39.6 22 0.42 23.3 20 20.2
25 3 93.5 46.9 10 78.2 39.3 3 94.2 47.1 11 0.38 32.6 10 9.0
26 0 25.9 14.1 20 15.0 18.0 5 27.8 15.2 19 0.37 55.5 5 9.8
26 1 14.4 7.5 19 2.9 2.1 17 14.4 7.5 19 0.64 60.3 3 10.7
26 2 0.0 0.0 21 4.1 2.1 18 0.0 0.0 21 0.00 0.0 21 20.5
26 3 38.3 19.5 19 24.0 14.7 5 38.3 19.5 19 0.40 42.2 15 14.7
27 0 54.7 27.4 22 37.4 18.7 19 58.1 29.1 22 0.44 38.4 18 19.5
27 1 58.3 32.9 21 13.8 19.0 17 58.3 32.9 21 0.45 35.1 15 17.3
27 2 88.1 46.7 11 89.1 44.8 5 90.6 45.5 9 0.44 22.4 18 13.2
27 3 80.2 41.8 22 49.2 26.5 11 80.2 40.3 22 0.43 23.0 18 18.2
28 0 89.0 44.5 24 94.2 47.1 15 94.2 47.1 20 0.39 16.8 22 20.8
28 1 55.8 29.1 23 38.7 22.8 24 57.9 30.0 23 0.21 38.4 7 15.2
28 2 69.3 38.7 21 53.4 31.3 21 70.9 38.5 22 0.39 20.1 21 21.2
28 3 34.1 17.5 23 21.2 10.6 22 34.2 17.1 23 0.60 22.0 20 21.3
29 0 95.2 47.9 11 90.9 45.7 7 100.0 100.0 1 0.27 25.5 18 12.2
29 1 69.8 35.0 20 9.9 6.9 22 69.8 35.0 20 0.37 31.1 12 16.3
29 2 99.6 57.7 6 100.0 100.0 1 100.0 100.0 1 0.37 28.3 14 8.3
29 3 95.8 48.4 13 92.0 46.0 9 100.0 100.0 1 0.38 22.8 19 13.3
30 0 74.8 37.7 23 73.3 36.7 22 86.6 43.3 22 0.31 23.7 20 21.2
30 1 56.9 31.4 23 40.1 20.2 23 56.9 28.5 23 0.20 36.3 10 16.5
30 2 28.6 14.7 24 17.4 8.8 23 29.0 14.9 24 0.58 18.9 23 23.3
30 3 20.5 10.8 24 12.2 7.2 23 22.1 11.3 24 0.74 17.3 24 23.8
31 0 97.5 48.9 10 95.6 47.8 10 100.0 100.0 1 0.40 13.2 23 15.0
31 1 56.6 28.7 22 39.4 20.2 22 56.6 28.7 22 0.24 32.4 11 16.5
31 2 76.8 40.8 22 79.6 41.5 20 87.0 43.6 22 0.48 13.4 24 22.7
31 3 53.4 27.6 23 36.5 18.4 24 53.4 26.8 23 0.35 26.0 11 17.2