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Tomaz Vrtovec
Teaching assistant, researcher
 
Contact
 
>> Title: Assoc. Prof. Tomaz Vrtovec, Ph.D.
  Address: University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Trzaska 25, SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
  Phone: +386 1 4768 783
  E-mail: tomaz.vrtovecfe.uni-lj.si
 
  
 
Study courses
 
>> Lecturer: Biomedical Informatics
 
 
>> Teaching assistant: Medical Informatics and Diagnostics
  System Analysis
  Imaging Informatics
  Biomedical Informatics
 
 
  
 
Education
 
>> 2011 Ph.D. at the Medical Faculty, Utrecht University, The Netherlands.
  2007 Ph.D. at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Ljubljana.
  2002 B.Sc. degree at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Ljubljana.
  1997 Highschool graduation, Gymnasium Nova Gorica.
  
 
Position
 
>> 2014 Associate Professor, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Ljubljana.
  2010 Visiting researcher, Image Sciences Institute, University Medical Centre Utrecht, The Netherlands.
  2009 Assistant professor, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Ljubljana.
  2007 Teaching assistant, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Ljubljana.
  2006 Visiting researcher, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation - CSIRO, Autonomous Systems Laboratory, BioMedIA Lab, Sydney, NSW, Australia.
  2003 - 2007 Junior researcher, Laboratory of Imaging Technologies, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Final student award for excellent academic achievements, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Ljubljana..
  2002 Researcher, Laboratory of Imaging Technologies, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Ljubljana.
  
 
Awards
 
>> 2003 Final student award for excellent academic achievements, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Ljubljana.
  1998 - 2002 Student award for academic achievements, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Ljubljana.
  
 
Material
 
>> 2007 Doctoral thesis  [ PDF ]
  
 
Selected publications
 
>> Guoyan Zheng, Chengwen Chu, Daniel L. Belavy, Bulat Ibragimov, Robert Korez, Tomaz Vrtovec, Hugo Hutt, Richard Everson, Judith Meakin, Isabel Lopez Andrade, Ben Glocker, Hao Chen, Qi Dou, Pheng-Ann Heng, Chunliang Wang, Daniel Forsberg, Ales Neubert, Jurgen Fripp, Martin Urschler, Darko Stern, Maria Wimmer, Alexey A. Novikov, Hui Cheng, Gabriele Armbrecht, Dieter Felsenberg and Shuo Li. Evaluation and comparison of 3D intervertebral disc localization and segmentation methods for 3D T2 MR data: a grand challenge. Medical Image Analysis, 35:327-344, 2017. [  PDF ]
  Bulat Ibragimov, Robert Korez, Bostjan Likar, Franjo Pernus, Lei Xing and Tomaz Vrtovec. Segmentation of pathological structures by landmark-assisted deformable models. IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, 36(7):1457-1469, 2017. [  PDF ]
  Tom P.C. Schloesser, Michiel M.A. Janssen, Tom Hogervorst, Tomaz Vrtovec, John de Vos, F. Cumhur OEner and René M. Castelein. The odyssey of sagittal pelvic morphology during human evolution: a perspective on different hominoidae. The Spine Journal, 17(8):1202-1206, 2017. [  PDF ]
  Miha Vodicar, Robert Kosak, Matevz Gorensek, Robert Korez, Tomaz Vrtovec, Jadran Koder, Vane Antolic and Rok Vengust. Vertebral end plate perforation for intervertebral disc height preservation after single level lumbar discectomy: a randomized controlled trial. Clinical Spine Surgery, 30(6):E707-E712, 2017. [  PDF ]
  Ching-Wei Wang, Cheng-Ta Huang, Jia-Hong Lee, Chung-Hsing Li, Sheng-Wei Chang, Ming-Jhih Siao, Tat-Ming Lai, Bulat Ibragimov, Tomaz Vrtovec, Olaf Ronneberger, Philipp Fischer, Tim F. Cootes and Claudia Lindner. A benchmark for comparison of dental radiography analysis algorithms. Medical Image Analysis, 31:63-76, 2016. [  PDF ]
  Jianhua Yao, Joseph E. Burns, Daniel Forsberg, Alexander Seitel, Abtin Rasoulian, Purang Abolmaesumi, Kerstin Hammernik, Martin Urschler, Bulat Ibragimov, Robert Korez, Tomaz Vrtovec, Isaac Castro-Mateos, Jose M. Pozo, Alejandro F. Frangi, Ronald M. Summers and Shuo Li. A multi-center milestone study of clinical vertebral CT segmentation. Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics, 49:16-28, 2016. [  PDF ]
  Dejan Knez, Bostjan Likar, Franjo Pernus and Tomaz Vrtovec. Computer-assisted screw size and insertion trajectory planning for pedicle screw placement surgery. IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, 35(6):1420-1430, 2016. [  PDF ]
  Dejan Knez, Janez Mohar, Robert J. Cirman, Bostjan Likar, Franjo Pernus and Tomaz Vrtovec. Dolocanje velikosti in vstavitvene trajektorije pedikularnih vijakov v racunalniskotomografskih (CT) slikah deformacij prsne hrbtenice: primerjava rocnega in racunalnisko podprtega predoperacijskega nacrtovanja. Zdravniski vestnik, 85(11-12):619-631, 2016. [  PDF ]
  Tom P.C. Schloesser, Michiel M.A. Janssen, Tomaz Vrtovec and René M. Castelein. Letter to the editor concerning ‘‘Pelvic incidence: an anatomic investigation of 880 cadaveric specimens’’ by Weinberg DS, Morris WZ, Gebhart JJ, Liu RW: Eur Spine J (2015), doi: 10.1007/s00586-015-4317-z. European Spine Journal, 25(9):3004-3005, 2016. [  PDF ]
  Robert Korez, Bulat Ibragimov, Bostjan Likar, Franjo Pernus and Tomaz Vrtovec. A framework for automated spine and vertebrae interpolation-based detection and model-based segmentation. IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, 34(8):1649-1662, 2015. [  PDF ]
  
 
 
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