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The relationship between tumor mass and peritumoral structures including peritumoral edema is important for planning surgical trajectory and crucial for diagnosis, tumor excision, and post-surgical outcome. The recent development of diffusion tensor MRI has shown its feasibility in grading tumor, monitoring therapeutic effects, and post-surgery outcome. To(More)
A unified approach to managing multimedia medical databases in a telemedicine system is proposed. In order to manage, search, and display patient information more efficiently, we define a patient information package (PIP) as a concise data set of a patient's medical information from each visit. By means of PIP's, both patient-oriented and problem-oriented(More)
A method for three-dimensional shape analysis of left ventricle (LV) is presented in this article. The method uses three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) as the source to derive the 3D wire-frame model and the related shape descriptors. The shape descriptors developed in this article include regional surface changing (RSC), global surface(More)
Death caused by stroke above the age of 60 years placed second in the world, and is the fifth leading cause in people aged 15 to 59 years old. Several methods for early detection of stroke are magnetic resonance angiography, and carotid duplex, both diagnoses are cost and time consuming. This research is aimed to provide a noninvasive, cost effective, and(More)
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