Hepatic Steatosis detection using the co-occurrence matrix in tomography and ultrasound images

Hepatic Steatosis (HS) or Fatty Liver is a disease due to fat accumulation within hepatocytes. This disease requires treatment to avoid clinical complications such as hepatic inflammation, fibrosis and finally chronic hepatic damage and hepatic carcinoma. An algorithm for performing the manual segmentation was used. A polygon is traced for representing the… CONTINUE READING