CT-based estimation of intracavitary gas volumes using threshold-based segmentation: In vitro study to determine the optimal threshold range Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Algorithms
  • Gases
  • Imaging, Three-Dimensional
  • Lung Volume Measurements
  • Solitary Pulmonary Nodule
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed

abstract

  • Accurate estimation of gas volumes on CT is possible using threshold-based segmentation software with a wide range of upper thresholds. The optimal upper threshold for estimation of small volumes (1-6 mL) was -550 HU and -350 HU for volumes of 10-50 mL.

publication date

  • June 2012

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1111/j.1754-9485.2012.02375.x

PubMed ID

  • 22697325

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 289

end page

  • 94

volume

  • 56

number

  • 3