9 March 2011 Computer-aided tracking of MS lesions
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Abstract
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) lesions are known to change over time. The location, size and shape characteristics of lesions are often used to diagnose and to track disease progression. We have improved our lesion-browsing tool that allows users to automatically locate successive significant lesions in a MRI stack. In addition, an automatic alignment feature was implemented to facilitate comparisons across stacks. A lesion stack is formed that can be browsed independently or in tandem with the image windows. Lesions of interest can then be measured, rendered and rotated. Multiple windows allow the viewer to compare the size and shape of lesions from the MRI images of the same patient taken at different time intervals.
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Deborah Sturm, Deborah Sturm, Devorah Gurwitz Kletenik, Devorah Gurwitz Kletenik, Philip Koshy, Philip Koshy, } "Computer-aided tracking of MS lesions", Proc. SPIE 7963, Medical Imaging 2011: Computer-Aided Diagnosis, 79632V (9 March 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.878329; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.878329
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