[slicer-users] EM Segmentation info beyond tutorial

Madan Rao rao.lms at gmail.com
Thu Mar 25 11:03:39 EDT 2010


Hello Ron,

Thanks for the caution. I am just trying to see whether I can run the
segmentation process
correctly or not.

We are also not sure yet whether we can convince our colleagues about use of
this on patients.

regards.

AM Mohan Rao



On Thu, Mar 25, 2010 at 5:47 PM, Ron Kikinis <kikinis at bwh.harvard.edu>wrote:

> Mohan,
> Remember that Slicer is not FDA approved and that you need to make sure
> that you have appropriate approvals (IRB and such) if you plan to use
> Slicer to analyze patient data.
> Ron
>
> On 3/25/10 1:22 AM, Madan Rao wrote:
> > Hello Pohl,
> >
> > It seems the .mrml file I sent is very preliminary. I would like to send
> > you the one with complete
> > steps of sub-segmentation as my work progress further. I would like you
> > to comment on it (the template I am
> > going to send) before I start using it on patients.
> >
> > regards,
> >
> > AM Mohan Rao
> >
> >
> >
> > On Tue, Mar 23, 2010 at 4:26 PM, Madan Rao <rao.lms at gmail.com
> > <mailto:rao.lms at gmail.com>> wrote:
> >
> >     Hello Pohl,
> >
> >     Thanks.
> >
> >     I am attaching the mrml file here.
> >
> >     Look forward to hearing from you.
> >
> >     Regards,
> >
> >     AM Mohan Rao
> >
> >
> >     On Tue, Mar 23, 2010 at 11:35 AM, pohl <pohl at csail.mit.edu
> >     <mailto:pohl at csail.mit.edu>> wrote:
> >
> >         I will write you an answer by tomorrow . Just can you send me
> >         the MRML file that you are using for the segmentation
> >
> >         Kilian
> >         Madan Rao wrote:
> >
> >             Hello all,
> >
> >             I have been trying EM Segmentation template builder for
> >             several months and able to
> >             generate results in many of my patients MRI/CT following
> >             instructions given in
> >             Automatic Segmentation by Sonia Pujol. Many times I had some
> >             difficulty or other
> >             which I was able to address with success.
> >             But what I am not able to solve, in spite of spending
> >             several weeks of trying was to
> >             understand what steps (other than those given in tutorial)
> >             needed to sub-segment
> >             the initial segments. For example, I can get the greymatter,
> >             whitematter and CSF in
> >             brain images. I am not confident beyond that: how to segment
> >             a part of GM or WM or
> >             a Hypothalamic nucleus?
> >
> >             I must admit that I have some background knowledge in EM
> >             techniques and was involved
> >             in coding a differential diagnosis project using
> >             Prof.Jaakkola (of CSAIL of MIT ) Ph.D thesis.
> >
> >             Specifically, I want to know which images from segmentation
> >             template results are used for
> >             target, moving images in sub-segmenting the GM or WM.
> >
> >             I am enclosing segmentation result of a pt suspected
> >             cerebral edema (who had surgery for a brain tumor in 1996).
> >
> >             Can anyone please help?
> >
> >             AM Mohan Rao
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
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