Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

Computer recognition of chest image orientation

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

2 Author(s)
Evanoff, M.G. ; Dept. of Radiol., Arizona Univ., Tucson, AZ, USA ; McNeill, K.M.

A review console displaying digital radiographs should automatically display chest images in their proper orientation to save radiologists' time. To accomplish this feat, the authors have developed a simple, rapid algorithm that can be implemented in hardware. First, the view of the radiograph is determined. Two profiles from each chest image are compared against a standard to determine if the image contains a posterior-anterior (PA) or lateral view. In the case of PA, the top of the image is determined from the comparisons of the profile. The edge of the heart is found to make sure the image is not displayed as a mirror image. If the image is found to contain a lateral view of the patient, the profile indicates the spine but the top of the image remains to be detected

Published in:

Computer-Based Medical Systems, 1998. Proceedings. 11th IEEE Symposium on

Date of Conference:

12-14 Jun 1998

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.