Vertebrae segmentation from X-ray images using convolutional neural network

Min Jun Fu, Chii-Jeng Lin, Yung-Nien Sun, Chan Pang Kuok, Ming Huwi Horng

研究成果: Conference contribution

摘要

The X-ray examination can effectively help for the diagnosis and analysis of spinal diseases because it possesses the properties of fast, non-invasive, low radiation dose and low cost. In order to obtain the valuable quantitative information of the spine, the automated computer aided tools are developed. The segmentation of vertebrae is an important step to analyze the disease severity from the spinal X-ray images. Although there were numerous studies for automatic vertebrae segmentation in the literature, the segmentation of vertebrae from the frontal X-ray images is still a challenging topic. In this paper, a hybrid method is proposed to segment the thoracic and lumbar vertebrae from an anteroposterior (AP) full spine X-ray image. We apply image processing techniques to detect the vertebral regions and then use the convolutional neural network (CNN) to segment the vertebrae. The segmentation performance using the proposed method is remarkably high with DSC value of 0.941.

原文English
主出版物標題IHIP 2018 - 2018 International Conference on Information Hiding and Image Processing
發行者Association for Computing Machinery
頁面57-61
頁數5
ISBN(電子)9781450365468
DOIs
出版狀態Published - 2018 九月 22
事件1st International Conference on Information Hiding and Image Processing, IHIP 2018 - Manchester, United Kingdom
持續時間: 2018 九月 222018 九月 24

出版系列

名字ACM International Conference Proceeding Series

Conference

Conference1st International Conference on Information Hiding and Image Processing, IHIP 2018
國家United Kingdom
城市Manchester
期間18-09-2218-09-24

指紋

Neural networks
X rays
Dosimetry
Image processing
Costs

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Software
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
  • Computer Networks and Communications

引用此文

Fu, M. J., Lin, C-J., Sun, Y-N., Kuok, C. P., & Horng, M. H. (2018). Vertebrae segmentation from X-ray images using convolutional neural network. 於 IHIP 2018 - 2018 International Conference on Information Hiding and Image Processing (頁 57-61). (ACM International Conference Proceeding Series). Association for Computing Machinery. https://doi.org/10.1145/3292425.3293463
Fu, Min Jun ; Lin, Chii-Jeng ; Sun, Yung-Nien ; Kuok, Chan Pang ; Horng, Ming Huwi. / Vertebrae segmentation from X-ray images using convolutional neural network. IHIP 2018 - 2018 International Conference on Information Hiding and Image Processing. Association for Computing Machinery, 2018. 頁 57-61 (ACM International Conference Proceeding Series).
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Vertebrae segmentation from X-ray images using convolutional neural network. / Fu, Min Jun; Lin, Chii-Jeng; Sun, Yung-Nien; Kuok, Chan Pang; Horng, Ming Huwi.

IHIP 2018 - 2018 International Conference on Information Hiding and Image Processing. Association for Computing Machinery, 2018. p. 57-61 (ACM International Conference Proceeding Series).

研究成果: Conference contribution

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