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1. (WO2018077707) AUTOMATIC CT DETECTION AND VISUALIZATION OF ACTIVE BLEEDING AND BLOOD EXTRAVASATION

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/077707    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2017/076658
Publication Date: Fri May 04 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Fri Oct 20 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: G06T 7/00
Applicants: KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V.
Inventors: CARMI, Raz
Title: AUTOMATIC CT DETECTION AND VISUALIZATION OF ACTIVE BLEEDING AND BLOOD EXTRAVASATION
Abstract:
An image processing system (IPS) and related method. The system comprises an input interface (IN) for receiving an earlier input image (Va) and a later input image (Vb) acquired of an object (OB) whilst a fluid is present within the object (OB). A differentiator (Δ) is configured to form a difference image (Vd) from the at least two input images (Va,Vb). An image structure identifier (ID) is operable to identify one or more locations in the difference image. Based on a respective feature descriptor that describes a respective neighborhood around said one or more locations. An output interface (OUT) outputs a feature map (Vm) that includes the one or more locations.