Automated Anatomy Detection in CT Localizer Images

Saalbach, Axel ;   Bergtholdt, Martin ;   Netsch, Thomas ;   Sénégas, Julien

Tags Pattern recognition and classificationImage acquisitionComputed tomography (CT)

In this paper we present a system for the automated detection of multiple anatomies in computer tomography (CT) localizer images. The...

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Automated Ventricle Detection in Computed Tomography Pulmonary Angiography

Rodriguez-Lopez, Sara ;   Jimenez-Carretero, Daniel ;   San Jose Estepar, Raul ;   Fraile-Moreno, Eduardo ;   Kumamaru, Kanako K. ;   Rybicki, Frank J. ;   Ledesma-Carbayo, Maria J. ;   Gonzalez, German

Tags Computed tomography (CT)Angiographic imagingHeart

Automated medical image analysis requires methods to localize anatomic structures in the presence of normal inter-patient variability,...

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Case-Adaptive Decision Rule for Detection of Clustered Microcalcifications in Mammograms

Sainz de Cea, Maria V. ;   Yang, Yongyi

Tags BreastComputer-aided detection and diagnosis (CAD)X-ray imaging

Microcalcification (MC) detection in mammograms can be hampered by a number of factors ranging from imaging noise to inhomogeneity in breast...

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Learning Orientation Invariant Contextual Features for Nodule Detection in Lung CT Scans

Bai, Junjie ;   Huang, Xiaojie ;   Liu, Shubao ;   Song, Qi ;   Bhagalia, Roshni

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

This work combines model-based local shape analysis and data-driven local contextual feature learning for improved detection of pulmonary...

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Motion Artifacts in Kidney Stone Imaging using Dual-Energy Ct: A Phantom Study Comparing Single-Source and Dual-Source Scanners

Ibrahim, El-Sayed ;   Pooley, Robert ;   Cernigliaro, Joseph ;   Bridges, Mellena ;   Williams, James ;   Haley, William

Tags Computed tomography (CT)Motion compensation and analysisKidney

Computed tomography (CT) has been established as the method of choice for imaging kidney stones with high sensitivity and accuracy. Further,...

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NNLSF: A Fast and Informative Fitting Method for XANES Chemical Mapping Analysis

Yao, Shun ;   Chang, Cheng ;   Xu, Wei ;   Zhou, Naiyun ;   Chen-Wiegart, Yu-chen Karen ;   Wang, Jiajun ;   Wang, Jun ;   Yu, Dantong

Tags X-ray imagingImage reconstruction - analytical & iterative methodsOptimization method

Full field X-ray spectroscopy imaging in NSLS-II will provide unprecedented insights into 2D/3D chemical compositions of nanomaterials. Spectra...

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Single-Click, Semi-Automatic Lung Nodule Contouring using Hierarchical Conditional Random Fields

Haider, Shahid A. ;   Shafiee, Mohammad Javad ;   Chung, Audrey ;   Khalvati, Farzad ;   Oikonomou, Anastasia ;   Wong, Alexander ;   Haider, Masoom

Tags LungComputed tomography (CT)Probabilistic and statistical models & methods

Lung cancer is the second most common cancer in the United States, regardless of gender. Lung cancer staging is a critical process for...

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