Evaluation of automatic atlas-based lymph node segmentation for head-and-neck cancer.

Abstract

PURPOSE To evaluate if automatic atlas-based lymph node segmentation (LNS) improves efficiency and decreases inter-observer variability while maintaining accuracy. METHODS AND MATERIALS Five physicians with head-and-neck IMRT experience used computed tomography (CT) data from 5 patients to create bilateral neck clinical target volumes covering specified… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2009.09.023

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