Lam, K and Collins, DJ and Sule-Suso, J and Bhana, R (2013) On evaluation of a multiscale-based CT image analysis and visualisation algorithm. Proceedings Of The 2013 6th International Conference On Biomedical Engineering And Informatics (BMEI 2013), Vols 1 And 2, 1. 148 - 153 (6). ISSN 1948-2914

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Abstract

Development of computed tomography (CT) protocols that minimise radiation dose for specific clinical treatments continues to be a major research focus. Building on the success of an earlier collaborative case study concerning prostate cancer diagnosis with pelvis CT images, this paper presents our evaluation results of a multi-scale texture analytic procedure developed to aid detection of specific anatomical features (abnormality, lesions, etc) in such images. This is a critical step in realising an intelligent and integrated image visualisation platform which will facilitate the construction of highly customised and personalised treatment plans. The ultimate aim is to provide in a single framework optimal software techniques for treatment planning, CT image-guided positioning and treatment delivery.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: component, multiscale feature analysis, image segmentation, active contours and Level sets, ground truth, radiotherapy treatment planning
Subjects: R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC0254 Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology (including Cancer)
Divisions: Faculty of Natural Sciences > School of Computing and Maths
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Depositing User: Symplectic
Date Deposited: 07 Feb 2017 11:22
Last Modified: 07 Feb 2017 12:03
URI: http://eprints.keele.ac.uk/id/eprint/2852

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