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International Journal of Biomedical Imaging
Volume 2009 (2009), Article ID 636240, 11 pages
Segmentation of Pulmonary Vascular Trees from Thoracic 3D CT Images
Iowa Institute for Biomedical Imaging, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
Received 3 July 2009; Accepted 23 September 2009
Academic Editor: M. Jiang
Copyright © 2009 Hidenori Shikata et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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