Par0054 - elastix

Registration Description

intra-subject respiratory motion; B-spline transformation

Image data

The sample CT dataset is available for download.


Registration of intra-patient thoracic CT scans in the presence of respiratory motion causing compression/expansion of lung parenchyma

Registration Settings

For parameter files see the Elastix Model Zoo repository on GitHub.

elastix version: 4.9

The SumSquaredTissueVolumeDifference metric was implemented in elastix during the course of this work.

Command line call:

elastix -p par0054_sstvd.txt -f scan_inhale.mhd -m scan_exhale.mhd -out ./output

Known issues


Published in

Registrations using the SSTVD metric in elastix were used in the following publication (corresponding to registration 1 in table 1):

Christopher L. Guy, Elizabeth Weiss, Gary E. Christensen, Nuzhat Jan, and Geoffrey D. Hugo, "CALIPER: A deformable image registration algorithm for large geometric changes during radiotherapy for locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer," Medical Physics, 45 (6), June 2018.

© 2020 Viktor van der Valk