Automated analysis and interpretation of transrectal ultrasonography images in patients with prostatitis.

@article{Rosette1995AutomatedAA,
  title={Automated analysis and interpretation of transrectal ultrasonography images in patients with prostatitis.},
  author={Jean J. M. C. H. de la Rosette and R. J. B. Giesen and A. L. Huynen and Ren{\'e} G. Aarnink and Monique P A Van Iersel and Frans M. J. Debruyne and Hessel Wijkstra},
  journal={European urology},
  year={1995},
  volume={27 1},
  pages={
          47-53
        }
}
Transrectal ultrasound (TRUS) offers a valuable complement to digital rectal examination (DRE) in diagnosing prostate diseases. However, in case of prostatitis syndromes, contradictions are found with regard to characteristic ultrasound features in these patients. Therefore we sought for better imaging techniques. This paper describes a study on the automated analysis of ultrasonographic prostate images (AUDEX). With image processing, in the present study, tissue characterization is performed… CONTINUE READING
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