Registration and Fusion of Lung Tumor PET/CT Images

Ayyildiz O., YILMAZ B. , KARAÇAVUŞ S., KAYAALTI Ö., İÇER S., Eset K., ...Daha Fazla

Medical Technologies National Conference (TIPTEKNO), Bodrum, Türkiye, 15 - 18 Ekim 2015 identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Bildiri / Tam Metin Bildiri
  • Basıldığı Şehir: Bodrum
  • Basıldığı Ülke: Türkiye


Image fusion attracts attention in medical field due to complementary behavior and application such as diagnosis and treatment planning. In this study, first positron emission tomography (PET) and computed tomography (CT) images coming from 8 nonsmall cell lung cancer were registered then wavelet and principal component analysis methods were applied to fuse images. According to mutual information metric and nuclear medicine expert wavelet method gave better results when compared to PCA.