Fractal geometric analysis of lung cancer angiogenic patterns.

  title={Fractal geometric analysis of lung cancer angiogenic patterns.},
  author={Edward Oczeretko and Marzena Juczewska and Irena Kasacka},
  journal={Folia histochemica et cytobiologica},
  volume={39 Suppl 2},
For medical images, the fractal dimension D may be used as an index of irregularity. The angiogenesis patterns of lung cancer were analysed by means of the perimeter-area and box counting algorithms. The fractal nature of all images in the sense of the perimeter-area method and of 68% images in the sense of the box-counting method suggest the possibility to use the fractal dimension as a new non-morphometric parameter evaluating angiogenic processes in neoplasms. 

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