17 November 2017 NecroQuant: quantitative assessment of radiological necrosis
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Proceedings Volume 10572, 13th International Conference on Medical Information Processing and Analysis; 105721I (2017) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2285891
Event: 13th International Symposium on Medical Information Processing and Analysis, 2017, San Andres Island, Colombia
Abstract
Clinicians can now objectively quantify tumor necrosis by Hounsfield units and enhancement characteristics from multiphase contrast enhanced CT imaging. NecroQuant has been designed to work as part of a radiomics pipelines. The software is a departure from the conventional qualitative assessment of tumor necrosis, as it provides the user (radiologists and researchers) a simple interface to precisely and interactively define and measure necrosis in contrast-enhanced CT images. Although, the software is tested here on renal masses, it can be re-configured to assess tumor necrosis across variety of tumors from different body sites, providing a generalized, open, portable, and extensible quantitative analysis platform that is widely applicable across cancer types to quantify tumor necrosis.
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Darryl H. Hwang, Darryl H. Hwang, Passant Mohamed, Passant Mohamed, Bino A. Varghese, Bino A. Varghese, Steven Y. Cen, Steven Y. Cen, Vinay Duddalwar, Vinay Duddalwar, } "NecroQuant: quantitative assessment of radiological necrosis", Proc. SPIE 10572, 13th International Conference on Medical Information Processing and Analysis, 105721I (17 November 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2285891; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2285891
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