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A gradient-based method for segmenting FDG-PET images: methodology and validation.

Bibliographic reference Geets, Xavier ; Lee, John Aldo ; Bol, Anne ; Lonneux, Max ; Grégoire, Vincent. A gradient-based method for segmenting FDG-PET images: methodology and validation.. In: European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, Vol. 34, no. 9, p. 1427-1438 (2007)
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