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Body fat range setting in computed tomography image

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4 Author(s)
Seunghwan Kim ; Telecommun. Basic Res. Lab., Electron. & Telecommun. Res. Inst., Taejon, South Korea ; Sooyeul Lee ; H. -B. Pyo ; Seon Hee Park

We suggest an automatic fat range setting method in computed tomography (CT) images for body fat measurement. We fitted the histograms of Hounsfield unit (HU) values at subcutaneous and abdominal regions in CT images as gaussian functions providing the body fat range as a function of its width and position. Since this method gives different body fat range according to the measured persons and regions, it reflects their characteristic very well

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[Engineering in Medicine and Biology, 1999. 21st Annual Conference and the 1999 Annual Fall Meetring of the Biomedical Engineering Society] BMES/EMBS Conference, 1999. Proceedings of the First Joint  (Volume:2 )

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Oct 1999