Computer-Aided Detection and Diagnosis in Medical Imaging

Computer-Aided Detection and Diagnosis in Medical Imaging

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Improve the Accurate Detection and Diagnosis of Cancer and Other Diseases Despite the expansion of the CAD field in recent decades, there is currently no single book dedicated to the development and use of CAD systems. Filling this need, Computer-Aided Detection and Diagnosis in Medical Imaging covers the major technical advances and methodologies shaping the development and clinical utility of CAD systems in breast imaging, chest imaging, abdominal imaging, and other emerging applications. After a historical overview of CAD, the book is divided into four sections. The first section presents CAD technologies in breast imaging, which is the most advanced area of CAD application. The second section discusses CAD technologies in chest and abdominal imaging. The third section explores emerging CAD technologies in a wide range of imaging modalities designed to address a variety of diseases. The final section describes the current use of CAD systems in clinical practice as well as how CAD will play an important role in quantitative image biomarkers and imaging genomics research. This book brings together existing and emerging CAD approaches at a level understandable to students, CAD system developers, basic scientists, and physician scientists. Newcomers to CAD research will learn about fundamental aspects in the process of CAD system development. Developers of CAD systems will gain insight on designing new or improved CAD systems. Experienced researchers will get up-to-date information on the latest CAD technologies.Figure 12.4 Examples of lesions marked as a nodule a‰y 3 mm (a) by only a single radiologist (the other three ... read, that radiologist independently assessed several nodule characteristics (e.g., subtlety, internal structure, spiculation, and margin) (McNitt-Gray et al. 2007). ... The final XML file created for each scan was subjected to a manual QA protocol (Armato et al. ... since the nonnodule marks were meant to supplement the two nodule categories and provide a guide for users of theanbsp;...

Title:Computer-Aided Detection and Diagnosis in Medical Imaging
Author: Qiang Li, Robert M. Nishikawa
Publisher:Taylor & Francis - 2015-03-17

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