CADx of mammographic masses and clustered microcalcifications: a review.

@article{Elter2009CADxOM,
  title={CADx of mammographic masses and clustered microcalcifications: a review.},
  author={Matthias Elter and Alexander Horsch},
  journal={Medical physics},
  year={2009},
  volume={36 6},
  pages={2052-68}
}
Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer among women in the western world. While mammography is regarded as the most effective tool for the detection and diagnosis of breast cancer, the interpretation of mammograms is a difficult and error-prone task. Hence, computer aids have been developed that assist the radiologist in the interpretation of mammograms. Computer-aided detection (CADe) systems address the problem that radiologists often miss signs of cancers that are retrospectively… CONTINUE READING
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