Frank Heckel, PhD




Heckel F, Schlamelcher J, Rotermund H, Rockstroh M, Zidowitz S, Neumuth T (2016) A service for monitoring the quality of intraoperative cone beam CT images. Curr Dir Biomed Eng 2(1):373–377
Heckel F, Zidowitz S, Neumuth T, Tittmann M, Pirlich M, Hofer M (2016) Influence of Image Quality on Semi-Automatic 3D Reconstructions of the Lateral Skull Base for Cochlear Implantation. Proceedings of Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Computer- und Roboterassistierte Chirurgie (CURAC). pp 129–134
Heckel F, Arlt F, Geisler B, Zidowitz S, Neumuth T (2016) Evaluation of image quality of MRI data for brain tumor surgery. Proceedings of SPIE Medical Imaging: Image Perception, Observer Performance, and Technology Assessment. 97871L:pp 1–7


Hansen C, Heckel F, Ojdanic D, Schenk A, Zidowitz S, Hahn HK (2014) Genauigkeit und Fehlerquellen im Operationssaal am Beispiel der Leberchirurgie. In: Niederlag W et al. (ed) Der digitale Operationssaal. Health Academy, pp 69–87
Heckel F, Braunewell S (2014) A Concept for the Application of a Hierarchical Image Subdivision to the Segmentation Editing Problem. MICCAI Workshop on Interactive Medical Image Computing
Heckel F, Meine H, Moltz JH, Kuhnigk J-M, Heverhagen JT, Kießling A, Buerke B, Hahn HK (2014) Segmentation-Based Partial Volume Correction for Volume Estimation of Solid Lesions in CT. IEEE Trans Med Imaging 33(2):462–480
Heckel F, Moltz JH, Meine H, Geisler B, Kießling A, D'Anastasi M, Pinto dos Santos D, Theruvath AJ, Hahn HK (2014) On the Evaluation of Segmentation Editing Tools. SPIE J Med Imag 1(3):034005: 1–17


Heckel F, Ivanov MI, Moltz JH, Hahn HK (2013) Toward Automated Validation of Sketch-based 3D Segmentation Editing Tools. Proceedings of Scandinavian Conferences on Image Analysis. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pp 256–265
Heckel F, Moltz JH, Tietjen C, Hahn HK (2013) Sketch-Based Editing Tools for Tumour Segmentation in 3D Medical Images. Comput Graph Forum 32(8):144–157


Fabel M, Wulff A, Heckel F, Bornemann L, Freitag-Wolf S, Heller M, Biederer J, Bolte H (2012) Clinical lymph node staging--influence of slice thickness and reconstruction kernel on volumetry and RECIST measurements. Eur J Radiol 81(11):3124–3130
Heckel F, Braunewell S, Soza G, Tietjen C, Hahn HK (2012) Sketch-based Image-independent Editing of 3D Tumor Segmentations using Variational Interpolation. Eurographics Workshop on Visual Computing for Biomedicine. pp 73–80


Heckel F, Konrad O, Hahn HK, Peitgen H-O (2011) Interactive 3D Medical Image Segmentation with Energy-Minimizing Implicit Functions. Comput Graph 35(2):275–287
Moltz JH, Braunewell S, Rühaak J, Heckel F, Barbieri S, Tautz L, Hahn HK, Peitgen H-O (2011) Analysis of Variability in Manual Liver Tumor Delineation in CT Scans. IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging. pp 1974–1977


Heckel F, Dicken V, Bostel T, Fabel M, Kießling A, Peitgen HO (2010) Partial volume correction for volume estimation of liver metastases and lymph nodes in CT scans using spatial subdivision. Proceedings of SPIE Medical Imaging. 76230T:pp 1–11
Heckel F, Konrad O, Peitgen HO (2010) Fast and Smooth Interactive Segmentation of Medical Images Using Variational Interpolation. Eurographics Workshop on Visual Computing for Biomedicine. pp 9–16


Heckel F, Moltz JH, Bornemann L, Dicken V, Bauknecht HC, Fabel M, Hittinger M, Kießling A, Meier S, Püsken M, Peitgen H-O (2009) 3D contour based local manual correction of tumor segmentations in CT scans. Proceedings of SPIE Medical Imaging. 72593L:pp 1–9
Heckel F, Moltz JH, Dicken V, Geisler B, Bauknecht HC, Fabel M, Meier S, Peitgen H-O (2009) 3D contour based local manual correction of liver segmentations in CT scans. Proceedings of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery. pp 45–46
Heckel F, Schwier M, Peitgen H-O (2009) Object-oriented application development with MeVisLab and Python. Lecture Notes in Informatics. pp 1338–1351