Multi-organ Segmentation with Partially Annotated Datasets

Song H, Liu C, Folle L, Maier A (2022)

Publication Type: Book chapter / Article in edited volumes

Publication year: 2022


Publisher: Springer Vieweg

Edited Volumes: Bildverarbeitung für die Medizin 2022

City/Town: Wiesbaden

Pages Range: 216-221

ISBN: 9783658369316

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-658-36932-3_46


Efficient and fully automatic multi-organ segmentation is of great research and clinical prospect. Deep learning (DL) based methods have recently emerged and proven its effectiveness in various biomedical segmentation tasks. The performance of DL based segmentation models strongly depends on the training dataset and a large, correctly annotated dataset is always crucial. However, gathering annotation for multi-organ segmentation task is difficult and making use of public datasets with existing annotations then becomes one possible solution. In this work we propose a pipeline for training multi-organ segmentation model from partially annotated datasets. The proposed method is evaluated using left, right lungs and liver segmentation task of throat-abdomen CT scans. From average dice score, we found the proposed method can obtain very close performance using only partially annotated datasets (0.93), compared with models using fully annotated datasets (0.96).

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Song, H., Liu, C., Folle, L., & Maier, A. (2022). Multi-organ Segmentation with Partially Annotated Datasets. In Bildverarbeitung für die Medizin 2022. (pp. 216-221). Wiesbaden: Springer Vieweg.


Song, Haobo, et al. "Multi-organ Segmentation with Partially Annotated Datasets." Bildverarbeitung für die Medizin 2022. Wiesbaden: Springer Vieweg, 2022. 216-221.

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