A New Computer-Aided Detection Scheme based on Assessment of Local Bilateral Mammographic Feature Asymmetry – A Preliminary Evaluation

Kelder, Adam ;   Zigel, Yaniv ;   Lederman, Dror ;   Zheng, Bin

Tags X-ray imaging applications (breast, lung, abdominal, dental, thoracic, etc.)Image feature extractionMultiscale analysis

Accurate segmentation of breast lesions depicting on two-dimensional projection mammograms has been proven very difficult and unreliable. In...

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Algorithm for Automatic Angles Measurement and Screening for Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH)

Al-Bashir, Areen ;   Al-Abed, Mohammad

Tags X-ray radiographyImage segmentationImage feature extraction

Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH) is a medical term represent the hip joint instability that appear mainly in infants. The examination...

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Alterations of Diaphragm and Rib Cage Morphometry in Severe COPD Patients by CT Analysis

Salito, Caterina ;   Luoni, Eleonora ;   Aliverti, Andrea

Tags X-ray CTX-ray imaging applications (breast, lung, abdominal, dental, thoracic, etc.)Functional image analysis

Although it is known that in patients with COPD acute hyperinflation determines shortening of the inspiratory muscles, its effects on both...

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Combined Bone Lesion Analysis in 3D CT Data of Vertebrae

Jan, Jiri ;   Novosadová, Michaela ;   Demel, Jan ;   Ourednicek, Petr ;   Chmelík, Jiáí ;   Jakubí?ek, Roman

Tags X-ray CTImage segmentationImage feature extraction

Two novel statistically based methods for bone lesion detection and classification are presented. Together with the previously published MRF...

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Correlations between X-Ray Attenuation and GAG Content of Different Cartilage Layers based on Contrast Agent Enhanced Micro-CT

Fan, Fan ;   Li, Xiaofei ;   Ren, Pengling ;   Cai, Xiran ;   Yan, Yan ;   Fan, Yubo ;   Niu, Haijun

Tags Micro-CTContrast-enhanced X-ray imaging

Objectives: To build the quantitative relationships between X-ray attenuation and glycosaminoglycan (GAG) content of different layers of...

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Detection of Microcalcification with Top-Hat Transform and the Gibbs Random Fields

Bharadwaj, Akshay ;   Celenk, Mehmet

Tags X-ray imaging applications (breast, lung, abdominal, dental, thoracic, etc.)Image segmentationImage feature extraction

Breast cancer is one of the most common causes of death in women aged 40 and above. Early detection of breast cancer has been one of the...

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Development and Analysis of a Finite Element Model to Simulate Pulmonary Emphysema in CT Imaging

Diciotti, Stefano ;   Nobis, Alessandro ;   Ciulli, Stefano ;   Landini, Nicholas ;   Mascalchi, Mario ;   Sverzellati, Nicola ;   Innocenti, Bernardo

Tags X-ray CTX-ray imaging applications (breast, lung, abdominal, dental, thoracic, etc.)

In CT imaging, pulmonary emphysema appears as lung regions with Low-Attenuation Areas (LAA). In this study we propose a finite element (FE)...

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Quantitative Study of Osteoporosis Model based on Synchrotron Radiation

Xu, Wangyang ;   Xu, Jun ;   Zhao, Jun ;   Sun, Jianqi

Tags X-ray CTX-ray imaging applications (breast, lung, abdominal, dental, thoracic, etc.)Micro-CT

To investigate the changes of different periods of primary osteoporosis, we made quantitative analysis of osteoporosis using synchrotron...

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Weighted Locality-Constrained Linear Coding for Lesion Classification in CT Images

Yuan, Yixuan ;   Hoogi, Assaf ;   Beaulieu, Christopher ;   Meng, Max Q.-H. ;   Rubin, Daniel

Tags X-ray CTImage classificationImage feature extraction

Computed tomography is a popular imaging modality for detecting abnormalities associated with abdominal organs such as the liver, kidney and...

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