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Toward Computing Cross-Modality Symmetric Non-Rigid Medical Image Registration

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submitted on 2023-08-31, 10:15 and posted on 2023-09-03, 11:12 authored by Snigdha Mohanty, Sarada Prasad Dakua

This paper describes a new non-rigid approach to register images from same- and cross-imaging modalities such as magnetic resonance imaging, computed tomography, and 3D rotational angiography. The deformation is a key challenge in medical image registration. We have proposed a diffeomorphism-based method to tackle this problem using an optimized framework. A non stationary velocity field is used to minimize the effect of forces that are derived from the image gradients. Furthermore, we propose a similarity energy function, based on the gray scale distribution, to limit the fluctuations while approaching the local minima. The proposed method is evaluated on both private and public datasets; the results show that the values of mean square error (MSE), normalized cross-correlation (NCC), structural similarity (SS), mutual information (MI), feature similarity index (FSIM), and mean absolute error (MAE) are 1.3136, 0.9962, 0.9897, 0.883, 0.9922, and 1.52± 2.09, respectively. Both qualitative and quantitative evaluation show promising registration accuracy reflecting the potential of the proposed method.

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Published in: IEEE Access
License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
See article on publisher's website: https://dx.doi.org/10.1109/access.2022.3154771

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Open Access funding provided by the Qatar National Library.

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Language

  • English

Publisher

IEEE

Publication Year

  • 2022

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This Item is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Institution affiliated with

  • Hamad Medical Corporation
  • Hamad General Hospital - HMC