Classification of fatty and dense breast parenchyma: comparison of automatic volumetric density measurement and radiologists’ classification and their inter-observer variation

@article{sters2016ClassificationOF,
  title={Classification of fatty and dense breast parenchyma: comparison of automatic volumetric density measurement and radiologists’ classification and their inter-observer variation},
  author={B. H. {\O}ster{\aa}s and A. C. Martinsen and S. H. B. Brandal and K. Chaudhry and Ellen B Eben and U. Haakenaasen and R. Falk and P. Skaane},
  journal={Acta Radiologica},
  year={2016},
  volume={57},
  pages={1178 - 1185}
}
Background Automatically calculated breast density is a promising alternative to subjective BI-RADS density assessment. However, such software needs a cutoff value for density classification. Purpose To determine the volumetric density threshold which classifies fatty and dense breasts with highest accuracy compared to average BI-RADS density assessment, and to analyze radiologists’ inter-observer variation. Material and Methods A total of 537 full field digital mammography examinations were… Expand
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