6 March 2018 Automatic head's circumference estimator: a tool running on clinical networks
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In addition to length and weight, maximum head circumference is a standard measurement obtained when evaluating pediatric patients, especially in the first two years of life. This study describes the technique to accurately and anatomically determine the head circumference from MRI studies within the picture archiving and communications system and adds the numerical value to the final radiology report as a standard application. Correlation between the automatic and manual measurements was within 2% of error. An accurate automatic determination of head's circumference from MRI images is of definite clinical usefulness.
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Fernando Yepes-Calderon, Janet E. Han, Marvin D. Nelson, J. Gordon McComb, "Automatic head's circumference estimator: a tool running on clinical networks", Proc. SPIE 10579, Medical Imaging 2018: Imaging Informatics for Healthcare, Research, and Applications, 105791M (6 March 2018); doi: 10.1117/12.2293842; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2293842
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