Table 2

Manual image processing tools in Segment

Algorithm

Dimensionality

Ref

Section


Image visualization tools

- Contrast adjust + auto contrast

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

*

B.

- Multi view/panel support

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

*

B.

- Image plane intersection

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

*

B.


Manual contouring tools

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

*

E.


Region of interest analysis (ROI)

- Signal intensity quantification

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

*

F.

- Histogram analysis

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

*

F.

- Visual ROI analysis

2D, 2D+T

*

F.

- Area tools

2D,2D+T

*

F.

- Volume tools

3D,3D+T

*

F.


Linear measurements

2D, 2D+T

*

G.


Annotation points

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

*

G.


Image fusion

3D

[27]

K.


Reformating image tools

- Multi planar reconstruction

3D, 3D+T

*

L.

- Resampling

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

*

L.


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 Reference: [X]) previously published in reference X, #) previously unpublished data, manuscript submitted, *) algorithm presented for the first time in this study.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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