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Research Interests
My research interests include:
  • Analysis of airways in CT images;
    Measurement of thin structures in CT images
  • Multi-modality image registration
  • Pulmonary emphysema detection in CT images
  • Image reconstruction from projections

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Most Recent Publications
  • Weinheimer, Oliver; Achenbach, Tobias; Heussel, Claus Peter; Düber, Christoph (2011): Automatic Lung Segmentation in MDCT Images.In Proc. of Fourth International Workshop on Pulmonary Image Analysis (in conjunction with MICCAI 2011) poster paper
  • Achenbach, Tobias; Weinheimer, Oliver; Brochhausen, Christoph; Hollemann, David; Baumbach, Bastian; Scholz, Alexander; Düber, Christoph (2010): Accuracy of automatic airway morphometry in computed tomography-Correlation of radiological-pathological findings. In: European Journal of Radiology, In Press, 2010. doi:10.1016/j.ejrad.2010.09.012
  • McGregor, Alexander; Roberts, Heidi C.; Dong, Zhi; Menezes, Ravi; Kauczor, Hans-Ulrich; Weinheimer, Oliver; Heussel, Claus Peter (2010): Repeated low-dose computed tomography in current and former smokers for quantification of emphysema. In: J Comput Assist Tomogr (Journal of computer assisted tomography), 34(6):933--938, 2010. doi:10.1097/RCT.0b013e3181ef9fbe
  • Weinheimer, Oliver; Achenbach, Tobias; Düber, Christoph (2009): Fully Automated Extraction of Airways from CT Scans Based on Self-Adapting Region Growing. In: In M. Brown, M. de Bruijne, B. van Ginneken, A. Kiraly, J.M. Kuhnigk, C. Lorenz, J.R. McClelland, K. Mori, A.P. Reeves, and J. Reinhardt, editors, Proc. of Second International Workshop on Pulmonary Image Analysis (in conjunction with MICCAI 2009) poster paper
  • Achenbach, Tobias; Weinheimer, Oliver; Düber, Christoph; Heußel, Claus Peter (2009): Influence of Pixel Size on Quantification of Airway Wall Thickness in Computed Tomography. In: Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography, 33(5):725--730, 2009.
  • http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/RCT.0b013e318190699a
  • Heußel, Claus Peter; Herth, Felix; Kappes, Jutta; Hantusch, Romy; Hartlieb, Simon; Weinheimer, Oliver; Kauczor, Hans-Ulrich; Eberhardt, Ralf (2009): Fully-Automatic Quantitative Assessment of Emphysema in Computed Tomography – Comparison with Pulmonary Function Testing and Normal Values. In: European Radiology, accepted
  • Heußel, Claus Peter; Kappes, Jutta; Hantusch, Romy; Hartlieb, Simon; Weinheimer, Oliver; Kauczor, Hans-Ulrich; Eberhardt, Ralf (2009): Contrast enhanced CT-scans are not comparable to non-enhanced scans in emphysema quantification. In: European Journal of Radiology. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejrad.2009.03.023
  • Achenbach, Tobias; Weinheimer, Oliver; Biedermann, Alexander; Schmitt, Sabine; Freudenstein, Daniela; Gouthma, Edula et al. (2008): MDCT assessment of airway wall thickness in COPD patients using a new method: correlations with pulmonary function tests. In: European Radiology, Jg. 18, S. 2731–2738 http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00330-008-1089-4
  • Weinheimer, Oliver; Achenbach, Tobias; Bletz, Carsten; Düber, Christoph; Kauczor, Hans-Ulrich; Heußel, Claus Peter (2008): About Objective 3-D Analysis of Airway Geometry in Computerized Tomography. In: IEEE Trans. Med. Imaging, Jg. 27, H. 1, S. 64–74 http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TMI.2007.902798
  • Schulze, Ralf; Heil, U.; Weinheimer, O.; Gross, D.; Bruellmann, D.; Thomas, E.; Schwanecke, U.; Schoemer, Elmar (2008): Accurate registration of random radiographic projections based on three spherical references for the purpose of few-view 3D reconstruction. In: Med Phys, Jg. 35, S. 546–555. http://dx.doi.org/10.1118/1.2829865.
  • Ley-Zaporozhan, Julia; Ley, Sebastian; Unterhinninghofen, Roland; Weinheimer, Oliver; Saito, Yasuo; Kauczor, Hans-Ulrich; Szabo, Gabor (2008): Quantification of Lung Volume at Different Tidal Volumes and Positive End-Expiratory Pressures in a Porcine Model by Using Retrospective Respiratory Gated 4D-Computed Tomography. In: Investigative Radiology, Jg. 43, H. 6, S. 461–469. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/RLI.0b013e318169000e
  • Ley-Zaporozhan, J.; Ley, S.; Weinheimer, O.; Iliyushenko, S.; Erdugan, S.; Eberhardt, R. et al. (2008): Quantitative analysis of emphysema in 3D using MDCT: influence of different reconstruction algorithms. In: Eur J Radiol, Jg. 65, S. 228–234. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejrad.2007.03.034
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