Automatic segmentation of seven retinal layers in SDOCT images congruent with expert manual segmentation.
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Segmentation of anatomical and pathological structures in ophthalmic images is crucial for the diagnosis and study of ocular diseases. However, manual segmentation is often a time-consuming and subjective process. This paper presents an automatic approach for segmenting retinal layers in Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography images using graph theory and dynamic programming. Results show that this method accurately segments eight retinal layer boundaries in normal adult eyes more closely to an expert grader as compared to a second expert grader.
Automatic Data Processing
Diagnostic Techniques, Ophthalmological
Image Processing, Computer-Assisted
Optics and Photonics
Tomography, Optical Coherence
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Paul Ruffin Scarborough Associate Professor of Engineering
I am the director of the Vision and Image Processing (VIP) Laboratory. Along with my colleagues, we investigate how to improve early diagnostic methods and find new imaging biomarkers of ocular and neurological diseases in adults (e.g. age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, Glaucoma, Alzheimer) and children (e.g. retinopathy or prematurity). We also develop automatic segmentation algorithms to detect/segment/quantify anatomical/pathological structures seen on medical images. <br
Clinical Associate in the Department of Ophthalmology
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