Table 1

Automated or semi-automated image processing tools in Segment

Algorithm

Dimensionality

Reference

Section


Ventricle segmentation

- Left ventricle

2D, 2D+T, 3D, 3D+T

[5]

C.

- Semi-automatic tools for right ventricle

2D, 2D+T, 3D, 3D+T

*

C.


Flow

- Phase unwrapping algorithm

2D+T, 3D+T, 3+3D+T

*

D.

- Phase background correction

2D+T, 3D+T, 3+3D+T

*

D.

- Automated vessel tracking

2D+T, 3D+T

*

D.

- Flow visualization

2D+T

*

D.


Delayed enhancement/viability

- Quantification of infarct size

3D

[3,4]

H.

- Infarct extent

3D

[11,22]

H.


General Object Segmentation

- Fast levelset

3D, 2D+T, 3D+T

[25]

I.

3D, 2D+T, 3D+T

*

I.


SPECT

- Left ventricle segmentation

3D

[28]

J.

- Defect size

3D

#

J.

- Gated SPECT segmentation

3D+T

#

J.


Dimensionality: 2D) works on two dimensional images, 2D+T) works on time resolved two dimensional images, 3D) works on three dimensional images, 3D+T) works on time resolved three dimensional images, 3+3D+T) works on three component three dimensional time resolved images. Reference: [X]) previously published in reference X, #) previously unpublished data, manuscript submitted, *) algorithm presented for the first time in this study. Section: Refers to the Result section where functionality is described.

Heiberg et al. BMC Medical Imaging 2010 10:1   doi:10.1186/1471-2342-10-1

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