Evaluation framework for carotid bifurcation lumen segmentation and stenosis grading

Krijn Hameeteman, MA Zuluaga, M Freiman, L Joskowicz, O Cuisenaire, LF Valencia, MA Gulsun, K Krissian, J Mille, WCK Wong, M Orkisz, H Tek, MH Hoyos, F Benmansour, ACS Chung, Sietske Rozie, Marjon Gils, L Borne, J Sosna, P BermanN Cohen, PC Douek, I Sanchez, M Aissat, Michiel Schaap, Coert Metz, Gabriel Krestin, Aad van der Lugt, Wiro Niessen, Theo van Walsum

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This paper describes an evaluation framework that allows a standardized and objective quantitative comparison of carotid artery lumen segmentation and stenosis grading algorithms. We describe the data repository comprising 56 multi-center, multi-vendor CTA datasets, their acquisition, the creation of the reference standard and the evaluation measures. This framework has been introduced at the MICCAI 2009 workshop 3D Segmentation in the Clinic: A Grand Challenge 111, and we compare the results of eight teams that participated. These results show that automated segmentation of the vessel lumen is possible with a precision that is comparable to manual annotation. The framework is open for new submissions through the website http://cls2009.bigr.nl. (C) 2011 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Original languageUndefined/Unknown
Pages (from-to)477-488
Number of pages12
JournalMedical Image Analysis
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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  • EMC COEUR-09
  • EMC NIHES-03-30-01
  • EMC NIHES-03-30-03

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