Dr. Bianca Lassen-Schmidt

  • Computer Scientist
  • Image Segmentation
  • Pulmonary Image Analysis



Krass S, Lassen-Schmidt B, Schenk A (2022) Computer-assisted image-based risk analysis and planning in lung surgery – a review. Front Surg 9:920457
Leppig JA, Song L, Voigt DC, Feldhaus FW, Ruwwe-Gloesenkamp C, Saccomanno J, Lassen-Schmidt BC, Neumann K, Leitner K, Hubner RH, Doellinger F (2022) When Treatment of Pulmonary Emphysema with Endobronchial Valves Did Not Work: Evaluation of Quantitative CT Analysis and Pulmonary Function Tests Before and After Valve Explantation. Copd 17:2553–2566


Lessmann N, Sánchez CI, Beenen L, Boulogne LH, Brink M, Calli E, Charbonnier J-P, Dofferhoff T, van Everdingen WM, Gerke PK, Geurts B, Gietema HA, Groeneveld M, van Harten L, Hendrix N, Hendrix W, Huisman HJ, Išgum I, Jacobs C, Kluge R, Kok M, Krdzalic J, Lassen-Schmidt B, van Leeuwen K, Meakin J, Overkamp M, van Rees Vellinga T, van Rikxoort EM, Samperna R, Schaefer-Prokop C, Schalekamp S, Scholten ET, Sital C, Stöger JL, Teuwen J, Venkadesh KV, de Vente C, Vermaat M, Xie W, de Wilde B, Prokop M, van Ginneken B (2021) Automated Assessment of COVID-19 Reporting and Data System and Chest CT Severity Scores in Patients Suspected of Having COVID-19 Using Artificial Intelligence. Radiology 298(1):E18–E28


Lassen-Schmidt B, Hering A, Krass S, Meine H (2020) Automatic segmentation of the pulmonary lobes with a 3D u-net and optimized loss function. Medical Imaging with Deep Learning (MIDL 2020). arXiv:2006.00083v1
Moltz JH, Hänsch A, Lassen-Schmidt B, Haas B, Genghi A, Schreier J, Morgas T, Klein J (2020) Learning a Loss Function for Segmentation: A Feasibility Study. IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging. pp 957–960
Petersen J, Estépar RSJ, Schmidt-Richberg A, Gerard S, Lassen-Schmidt B, Jacobs C, Beichel R, Mori K (2020) Thoracic Image Analysis: Proceedings of the Second International Workshop, TIA 2020. Held in Conjunction with MICCAI 2020. Springer, Cham, LNCS (12502)
Song L, Leppig JA, Hubner RH, Lassen-Schmidt BC, Neumann K, Theilig DC, Feldhaus FW, Fahlenkamp UL, Hamm B, Song W, Jin Z, Doellinger F (2020) Quantitative CT Analysis in Patients with Pulmonary Emphysema: Do Calculated Differences Between Full Inspiration and Expiration Correlate with Lung Function? Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 15:1877–1886


Kühne S, Hoffmann P, Hoffmann C, Lassen-Schmidt B, Rott C, Witt C, Liebers U (2019) Phenotyping emphysema – are there gender aspects? Proceedings of the ERS International Congress. PA4323


Stoyanov D, Taylor Z, Kainz B, Maicas G, Beichel RR, Martel AL, Maier-Hein L, Bhatia KK, Vercauteren T, Oktay O, Carneiro G, Bradley AP, Nascimento JC, Min H, Brown MS, Jacobs C, Lassen-Schmidt B, Mori K, Petersen J, San José Estépar R, Schmidt-Richberg A, Veiga C (2018) Image Analysis for Moving Organ, Breast, and Thoracic Images: Proceedings of the Third International Workshop, RAMBO 2018, Fourth International Workshop, BIA 2018, and First International Workshop, TIA 2018. Held in Conjunction with MICCAI 2018. Springer, Berlin Heidelberg, LNCS (11040)


Lassen-Schmidt BC, Kuhnigk J-M, Konrad O, van Ginneken B, van Rikxoort E (2017) Fast interactive segmentation of the pulmonary lobes from thoracic computed tomography data. Phys Med Biol 62(16):6649–6665


Merten N, Saalfeld S, Lassen-Schmidt B, Großer OS, Ricke J, Amthauer H, Preim B (2016) Illustrative PET/CT Visualisation of SIRT-Treated Lung Metastases. 6th Eurographics Workshop on Visual Computing for Biology and Medicine. pp 99–103
Stützer K, Haase R, Lohaus F, Barczyk S, Exner F, Löck S, Rühaak J, Lassen-Schmidt B, Corr D, Richter C (2016) Evaluation of a deformable registration algorithm for subsequent lung computed tomography imaging during radiochemotherapy. Med Phys 43(9):5028–5039
Weiler F, Chlebus G, Brachmann C, Traulsen N, Waring A, Rieder C, Lassen-Schmidt B, Krass S, Hahn H (2016) A Modular Analysis Tool for Imaging-Based Clinical Research in Radiation Therapy. International Journal of Radiation Oncology*Biology*Physics. pp E418–E419


Lassen BC, Jacobs C, Kuhnigk J-M, van Ginneken B, van Rikxoort EM (2015) Robust semi-automatic segmentation of pulmonary subsolid nodules in chest computed tomography scans. Phys Med Biol 60(3):1307–1323
Lassen-Schmidt B (2015) Automatic and Interactive Segmentation of Pulmonary Lobes and Nodules in Chest CT Images. Ph.D. thesis


Lassen B, van Rikxoort EM, Schmidt M, Kerkstra S, van Ginneken B, Kuhnigk J-M (2013) Automatic segmentation of the pulmonary lobes from chest CT scans based on fissures, vessels, and bronchi. IEEE Trans Med Imaging 32(2):210–222
Stoecker C, Welter S, Moltz JH, Lassen B, Kuhnigk JM, Krass S, Peitgen HO (2013) Determination of lung segments in computed tomography images using the Euclidean distance to the pulmonary artery. Med Phys 40(9):091912
van Ginneken B, van Rikxoort EM, Lafebre SJ, Jacobs C, Schmidt M, Kuhnigk J-M, Prokop M, Schaefer-Prokop CM, Charbonnier J-P, Hogeweg L, Maduskar P, Gallardo-Estrella L, Philipsen R, Lassen B (2013) CIRRUS Lung: an optimized workflow for quantitative image analysis of thoracic computed tomography and chest radiography for major pulmonary diseases: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, lung cancer and tuberculosis. Proc. RSNA 2013


Lassen BC, Schmidt M, van Rikxoort EM, van Ginneken B, Jacobs C, Kuhnigk J-M, Prokop M (2012) Automated and interactive image analysis workstation for the extraction of imaging biomarkers related to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease from thoracic computed tomography scans. Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America


Lassen B, Kuhnigk JM, Schmidt M, Krass S, Peitgen H-O (2011) Lung and Lung Lobe Segmentation Methods at Fraunhofer MEVIS. Proceedings of the Fourth International Workshop on Pulmonary Image Analysis. pp 185–199
Lassen B, Kuhnigk JM, van Rikxoort EM, Peitgen H-O (2011) Interactive lung lobe segmentation and correction in tomographic images. Proceedings of SPIE Medical Imaging. 79631S:pp 1–8


Lassen B, Kuhnigk JM, Friman O, Krass S, Peitgen H-O (2010) Automatic Segmentation of Lung Lobes in CT Images Based on Fissures, Vessels, and Bronchi. IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging. pp 560–563