Real-time segmentation of the mitral valve in echocardioraphic images

This project aims at delineating the mitral valve in echocardiographic images sequence in real-time. The proposed methodology is based on the segmentation of the mitral valve in a preoperative image sequence (knowledge base) using active contours. The real-time segmentation is then achieved in the preoperative step with the help of registration procedures and active contours.

Publication: Martin S. Segmentation temps réel de la valve mitrale. Master Report, Spécialité STI, Rennes I, 2005 (in french)

Collaborations: Montpellier Laboratory of Computer Science, Robotics, and Micro-electronics (LIRMM, E.Dombre, Ph. Poignet, J. Triboulet), Robotics Lab of Paris (LRP, G. Morel), Grenoble University Hospital (Pr Blin, Dr Chavanon – Cardiac Surgery Department), GHPS (Dr Bonnet, M. Karouia), CEA (C. Libersa)

Status: This project is part of GABIE, a national project whose partners are listed before; GABIE is a CNRS ROBEA project.

More information: GABIE web site w3rob/robea/

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Laboratoire TIMC-IMAG, Domaine de la Merci, 38706 La Tronche Cedex

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