Computer aided characterization of the solitary pulmonary nodule using volumetric and contrast enhancement features.

@article{Shah2005ComputerAC,
  title={Computer aided characterization of the solitary pulmonary nodule using volumetric and contrast enhancement features.},
  author={Sumit K. Shah and Michael F. McNitt-Gray and Sarah Rogers and Jonathan G. Goldin and Robert D. Suh and James W. Sayre and Iva Petkovska and Hyun J. Grace Kim and Denise R. Aberle},
  journal={Academic radiology},
  year={2005},
  volume={12 10},
  pages={1310-9}
}
RATIONALE AND OBJECTIVES To investigate the utility of a computer-aided diagnosis (CAD) in the task of differentiating malignant nodules from benign nodules based on quantitative features extracted from volumetric thin section CT image data acquired before and after the injection of contrast media. MATERIALS AND METHODS 35 volumetric CT datasets of solitary pulmonary nodules (SPN) with proven diagnoses (19 malignant/16 benign) were contoured by a thoracic radiologist. All studies had at least… CONTINUE READING