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3D Segmentation, Compression and Wireless Transmission of Volumetric Brain MR Images

Authors: M. S. Naceur, K. Aloui


The main objective of this paper is to provide an efficient tool for delineating brain tumors in three-dimensional magnetic resonance images and set up compression-transmit schemes to distribute result to the remote doctor. To achieve this goal, we use basically a level-sets approach to delineating brain tumors in threedimensional. Then introduce a new compression and transmission plan of 3D brain structures based for the meshes simplification, adapted for time to the specific needs of the telemedicine and to the capacities restricted by wireless network communication. We present here the main stages of our system, and preliminary results which are very encouraging for clinical practice.

Keywords: Telemedicine, Medical Imaging, Compression, Wireless Transmission, level-sets, meshessimplification

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