29 July 1993 Digital processing of histopathological aspects in renal transplantation
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Abstract
We describe here our initial experience with the digital image processing of histopathological aspects from multiple renal biopsies of transplanted kidney in a patient treated with Cyclosporine (CsA), a powerful immunosupressor drug whose use has improved the chances of a successful vascularized organ transplantation (Tx). Unfortunately, CsA promotes morphological alterations to the glomerular structure of the kidneys. To characterize this process, glomeruli, tufts, and lumen areas distributions are measured. The results are presented in form of graphics.
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Arnaldo de Albuquerque Araujo, Arnaldo de Albuquerque Araujo, Marcos Carneiro de Andrade, Marcos Carneiro de Andrade, Eduardo Alves Bambirra, Eduardo Alves Bambirra, A. M. Matilde dos Santos, A. M. Matilde dos Santos, } "Digital processing of histopathological aspects in renal transplantation", Proc. SPIE 1905, Biomedical Image Processing and Biomedical Visualization, (29 July 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.148631; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.148631
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