Max-tree watershed skull-stripping method

Original image

Original image

Pre-processing: crop + erosion

Original dimensions: 124 x 256 x 256
Cropped image dimensions: 124 x 240 x 211

Crop + erosion

Selection of robust markers

White-matter node

White-matter marker

Height extinction filter

Height extinction filter

Tie-zone watershed and tie-zone classification

Tie-zone watershed

(240, 211, 3)

Segmentation mosaic before white-matter intersection

Segmentation mosaic after white-matter intersection

Tie-zone classification

Tie-zone classification result

Post-processing

Cavity filling

Cavity filled mask