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Table 5 Comparison of geometric parameters generated from manually and automatically generated segmentations (n = 46 bifurcations)

From: Automated segmentation of the individual branches of the carotid arteries in contrast-enhanced MR angiography using DeepMedic

Parameter Difference (Manual–Automatic) p-value
Diameter CCA [mm]  − 0.69 ± 0.91* 1.8e−3
Diameter ICA [mm]  − 0.27 ± 1.30 0.852
Diameter ECA [mm]  − 0.39 ± 0.82 0.319
Diameter ratio ICA/CCA [–] 0.04 ± 0.14 0.259
Diameter ratio ECA/CCA [–] 0.05 ± 0.09 0.012
Bifurcation angle [°]  − 2.6 ± 25.5 0.506
  1. *Statistically Significant difference (e.g. p < α = 0.0083)