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Advances in computer-aided diagnosis (CAD) systems have shown the benefits of using computer-based techniques to obtain quantitative image measurements of the extent of a particular disease. Such measurements provide more accurate information that can be used to better study the associations between anatomical changes and clinical findings. Unfortunately,(More)
  • James R Connor, Padmavathi Ponnuru, Byeong-Yeul Lee, Gerald D Podskalny, Shoaib Alam, Richard P Allen +2 others
  • 2011
BACKGROUND Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a neurological disorder characterized by a strong urge to move the legs and has been shown in many studies with abnormally low brain iron. Iron deficiency is associated with hypomyelination in brains of animals. Therefore we hypothesized that a myelin deficit should be present in the brains of patients with RLS. (More)
Pulmonary hypertension is a common cause of death among patients with sickle cell disease. This retrospective study investigates the use of pulmonary vein analysis to diagnose pulmonary hypertension non-invasively with CT-Angiography images. Ten images from patients with pulmonary hypertension were matched with controls. An adaptive fast marching approach(More)
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