Registration and Fusion of Lung Tumor PET/CT Images

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

Medical Technologies National Conference (TIPTEKNO), Bodrum, Turkey, 15 - 18 October 2015 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • City: Bodrum
  • Country: Turkey
  • Abdullah Gül University Affiliated: Yes


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.