Automated Identification of Intracranial Depth Electrodes in Computed Tomography Data

Meesters, Stephan ;   Ossenblok, Pauly ;   Colon, Albert ;   Schijns, Olaf ;   Florack, Luc ;   Boon, Paul ;   Wagner, Louis ;   Fuster, Andrea

Tags Computer-aided detection and diagnosis (CAD)VisualizationComputed tomography (CT)

Intracranial depth electrodes are commonly used to identify the regions of the brain that are responsible for epileptic seizures. Knowledge of...

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Constrained Local Model with Independent Component Analysis and Kernel Density Estimation: Application to Down Syndrome Detection

Zhao, Qian ;   Okada, Kazunori ;   Rosenbaum, Kenneth ;   Summar, Marshall ;   Linguraru, Marius George

Tags Shape analysisClassification

Statistical shape models generally characterize shape variations linearly by principal component analysis (PCA), which assumes that the...

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Detecting Genetic Risk Factors for Alzheimer's Disease in Whole Genome Sequence Data via Lasso Screening

Yang, Tao ;   Wang, Jie ;   Sun, Qian ;   Hibar, Derrek Paul ;   Jahanshad, Neda ;   Liu, Li ;   Wang, Yalin ;   Zhan, Liang ;   Thompson, Paul ;   Ye, Jieping

Tags GenesMagnetic resonance imaging (MRI)Machine learning

Genetic factors play a key role in Alzheimer's disease (AD). The Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI) whole genome sequence (WGS)...

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Early Detection of Parkinson's Disease through Shape based Features From 123I-Ioflupane SPECT Imaging

Bhalchandra, Noopur ;   Ravindran, Prashanth ;   Dutta Roy, Sumantra ;   Noronha, Santosh

Tags Nuclear imaging (e.g. PET, SPECT)Shape analysisPattern recognition and classification

Detection of Parkinson's disease (PD) at an early stage is important for effective management and for initiating neuroprotective strategies...

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Information-Theoretic Characterization of Blood Panel Predictors for Brain Atrophy and Cognitive Decline in the Elderly

Madsen, Sarah ;   Ver Steeg, Greg ;   Mezher, Adam ;   Jahanshad, Neda ;   Nir, Talia M. ;   Hua, Xue ;   Gutman, Boris ;   Galstyan, Aram ;   Thompson, Paul

Tags BrainMagnetic resonance imaging (MRI)Machine learning

Cognitive decline in old age is tightly linked with brain atrophy, causing significant burden. It is critical to identify which biomarkers are most...

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Mapping Abnormal Subcortical Brain Morphometry in an Elderly HIV+ Cohort

Wade, Benjamin ;   Valcour, Victor ;   Wendelken-Riegelhaup, Lauren ;   Esmaeili-Firidouni, Pardis ;   Joshi, Shantanu ;   Wang, Yalin ;   Thompson, Paul

Tags BrainShape analysisMagnetic resonance imaging (MRI)

Over 50% of HIV+ individuals exhibit neurocognitive impairment and subcortical atrophy, but the pattern of brain abnormalities associated with...

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