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Abstract #2162

Automatic Segmentation of Gray Matter Multiple Sclerosis Lesions on FLAIR & DIR Images

Elisa Veronese1, Enrico Grisan1, Massimiliano Calabrese2, Alice Favaretto2, Paolo Gallo2, Dario Seppi2, Filippo Rinaldi2, Irene Mattisi2, Alessandra Bertoldo1

1Department of Information Engineering, University of Padova, Padova, Italy; 2University Hospital of Padova

Multiple Sclerosis is a chronic inflammatory demyelinating disease of the central nervous system. Its diagnosis and monitoring is based on magnetic resonance imaging. Here we present an algorithm to automatically detect gray matter (GM) lesions on FLAIR and DIR sequences.