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Abstract #3439

Automatic Regional Segmentation of Newborn Brain MRI Using Mathematical Morphology on Dual Contrast

Radoslaw Lisowski1,2, Francois Lazeyras3, Petra Susan Hppi4, Michel Kocher5,6

1Geneva's University of Applied Science, Geneva, Switzerland; 2Work supported in part by the Center for Biomedical Imaging (CIBM), Geneva and Lausanne, Switzerland; 3Service of Radiology, University of Geneva and University Hospital of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland; 4Division of Child Growth & Development, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland; 5School of Business and Engineering Vaud, Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland; 6Biomedical Imaging Group, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland

This paper describes an automatic regional tissue segmentation method for newborn brain MRI. This task is challenging due to the small size of brain structures and to