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Segmentation of the prostate boundary on clinical images is useful in a large number of applications including cal
culation of prostate volume pre- and post-treatment, to detect extra-capsular spread, and for creating patient-speciﬁc
anatomical models. Manual segmentation of the prostate boundary is, however, time consuming and subject to inter
and intra-reader variability.
A Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Driven Initialization Scheme
for Active Shape Model Based Prostate Segmentation.
Robert Toth1, Pallavi Tiwari1, Mark Rosen2, Galen Reed3, John Kurhanewicz3,
Arjun Kalyanpur4, Sona Pungavkar5, and Anant Madabhushi1
1Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey,
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA.
2 University of Pennsylvania,
Department of Radiology, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA.
3 University of California,
San Francisco, CA, USA.
4 Teleradiology Solutions,
Bangalore, 560048, India.
5 Dr. Balabhai Nanavati Hospital,
Mumbai, 400056, India.