27 June 1988 Fractal Physiology And Nuclear Medicine Scans
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Abstract
Measurement of the power spectra of liver scans reveals that the radiocolloid distribution in the human liver behaves as a fractal object. Analysis of the power spectra suggests that the fractal dimension of the functional units of the liver changes with disease state, and that power spectral slope may be a useful classifier for the presence of disease. Models are proposed that relate the power spectral slope to the fractal dimension of the liver parenchyma.
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E. B. Cargill, H. H. Barrett, R. D. Fiete, M. Ker, D. D. Patton, G. W. Seeley, "Fractal Physiology And Nuclear Medicine Scans", Proc. SPIE 0914, Medical Imaging II, (27 June 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.968652; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.968652
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