Publications

Patents 

Lynch, Michael (Toronto, CA), Ionasec, Razvan (Erlangen, DE), Georgescu, Bogdan (Plainsboro, NJ, US), Comaniciu, Dorin (Princeton Junction, NJ, US),Vitanovski, Dime (Erlangen, DE). Method and system for dynamic pulmonary trunk modeling in computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging (2012). United States Patent 8,218,845. [Link]

Zheng, Yefeng (Plainsboro, NJ, US), Barbu, Adrian (Tallahassee, NJ, US),Georgescu, Bogdan (Plainsboro, NJ, US), Lynch, Michael (Nurnberg, DE), Scheuering, Michael (Nurnberg, DE), Comaniciu, Dorin (Princeton Junction, NJ, US). Method and system for generating a four-chamber heart model (2008). United States Patent Application 20080262814. [Link]

Book Chapters

T. Mansi, B. Andre, M. Lynch, M. Sermesant, H. Delingette, Y. Boudjemline, N. Ayache (2009), Virtual Pulmonary Valve Replacement Interventions with a Personalised Cardiac Electromechanical Model. In Recent Advances in the 3D Physiological Human. Springer, 2009.

Journals

Michael Lynch, Ovidiu Ghita and Paul F. Whelan (2008), Segmentation of the Left Ventricle of the Heart in 3D+t MRI Data Using an Optimised Non-Rigid Temporal Model, IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging 27(2): 195-203. [pdf (1.6MB)]

Michael Lynch, Ovidiu Ghita and Paul F. Whelan (2006), Left-Ventricle myocardium segmentation using a Coupled Level-Set with A-Priori knowledge , Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics 30(4):pp255-262.[pdf(477kb)]

Ovidiu Ghita, Kevin Robinson, Michael Lynch, Paul F. Whelan (2005),  MRI diffusion-based filtering: A note on performance characterisation, Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics 29(4):pp267–277.

Michael Lynch, Ovidiu Ghita and Paul F. Whelan (2006), Automatic Segmentation of the Left Ventricle Cavity and Myocardium in MRI Data, Elsevier Computers in Biology and Medicine 36(4):pp389-407.

Michael Lynch, Dana Ilea, Kevin Robinson, Ovidiu Ghita and Paul F. Whelan (2006), Automatic seed intialisation for the expectation-maximisation algorithm and its application in 3D medical imaging, Journal of Medical Engineering and Technology 31(5):332-340.[Link]

Conferences

T. Mansi, B. Andre,M. Lynch, M. Sermesant, H. Delingette, Y. Boudjemline, N. Ayache (2008), Virtual Pulmonary Valve Replacement Interventions with a Personalised Cardiac Electromechanical Model, Accepted to the Workshop on 3D Physiological Human, Zermatt, Switzerland on December 1-4, 2008.

D. Manset, A. Tsymbal, M. Lynch, J. Revillard (2008), Searching for Similar Patients in Health-e-Child – An Innovative Translational Biomedicine Grid Platform for Clinical Decision Support and Knowledge Discovery in Paediatrics Diseases, Enabling Grids in E-Science, EGEE’08 Conference, Istanbul.

A. Tsymbal, D. Vitanovski, C. Mircean, M. Lynch, M. Huber (2008), Visualization of Patient Proximity in Medical Case-Based Reasoning Systems, Medical Informatics Europe (MIE). 21st Congress of the European Federation for Medical Informatics. Winner of the best poster award.

Michael Lynch, Tarik Chowdhury, Ovidiu Ghita and Paul F. Whelan (2005), Determining Candidate Polyp Morphology from CT Colonography using a Level-Set Method,European Medical and Biological Engineering Conference EMBEC 2005, November 2005, Prague, Czech Republic.

Michael Lynch, Ovidiu Ghita and Paul F. Whelan (2005), Automatic Seed Picking Algorithm for Region-Based Segmentation of Cardiac MRI Images,European Society of Cardiac Imaging, ESCR 2005, October 2005, Zurich.

Dana Ilea, Ovidiu Ghita, Kevin Robinson, Michael Lynch, Paul F. Whelan (2005), A 3D CAD Tool for Body Fat Identification,Proceedings of the 17th European Congress of Radiology (ECR), March 2004, Vienna, Austria.

Michael Lynch, Ovidiu Ghita, Paul F. Whelan (2004), Extraction of Epi-Cardial Contours from Unseen Images Using a Shape Database, IEEE NSS-MIC 2004 Medical Imaging Conference, October 16-22, 2004, Rome, Italy. [pdf (95Kb)]

Michael Lynch, Kevin Robinson, Ovidiu Ghita, Paul F. Whelan (2004), A Performance Characterisation in Advanced Data Smoothing Techniques, IMVIP 2004 Irish Machine Vision and Image Processing Conference, September 2004, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland. [pdf (260Kb)]

Michael Lynch, Ovidiu Ghita, Paul F. Whelan (2004), Comparison of 2D and 3D clustering on Short Axis Magnetic Resonance Images of the left ventricle, CARS 2004 Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery, June 23 – 26, 2004 Chicago, USA.

Dana Ilea, Ovidiu Ghita, Kevin Robinson, Robert Sadleir, Michael Lynch, Darren Brennan, Paul F. Whelan (2004), Identification of Body Fat Tissues in MRI Data, OPTIM 2004 Optimization of Electrical and Electronic Equipment, May 2004, Brasov, Romania.

Michael Lynch, Ovidiu Ghita, Paul F. Whelan. Calculation of Ejection Fraction (EF) from MR Cardio-Images. Paper in the Irish Machine Vision &Image Processing Conference 2003, Coleraine, Northern Ireland.

Miscellaneous

Martin Huber, Xavier Pennec, Alessandro Verri, Harry Dimitropoulos, Maxime Sermesant, Cristian Mircean, Sonja Zilner, Homer Metaxas, Michael Lynch, Ender Konukoglu, Maria-Luisa Garre, Anna Charisi, Curzio Basso, and Elise Arnaud. State of the art report on disease models, decision support systems and knowledge discovery for pediatric oncology, cardiology and rheumatology. Deliverables 11.1, 12.1, 13.1, European project Health-e-Child (IST-2004-027749), June 2006.

Ovidiu Ghita, Michael Lynch, Paul F. Whelan (2007), Analysis of Cardiac Function in Multi-Dimensional MRI Data, Hands-on Image Processing Seminar, ROBOTIKER-Tecnalia, Zamudio-Bizkaia (Spain), 27th-28th November 2007. [Invited Talk]

Michael Lynch, Ph.D. Thesis Multidimensional Image Analysis of Cardiac Function in MRI, Dublin City University, Ireland. May 2006. [Abstract]

Ovidiu Ghita, Paul F. Whelan and Michael Lynch (2005), Automatic Segmentation of the Left Ventricle Cavity and Myocardium in MRI Data, Joint Imaging Seminar between Vision Systems Group, Dublin City University and Trauma and Rehab RRG, Imaging Group, Belfast Castle, UK. 18th of May 2005. (Non-peer reviewed).[Presented Talk]

Michael Lynch. Analysis of Cardiac Images in MRI. Poster in Biomedical Diagnostics Research Seminar, DCU, Dublin, Ireland, 2003. (Non-peer reviewed). [PDF(220kB)]