Simplified method of hepatic fibrosis quantification: design of a new morphometric analysis application.

@article{Friedenberg2005SimplifiedMO,
  title={Simplified method of hepatic fibrosis quantification: design of a new morphometric analysis application.},
  author={Marc Friedenberg and L. D. Miller and Chan Y. Chung and Frederick Fleszler and Felice L Banson and Rebecca Thomas and Kenneth P Swartz and Frank K. Friedenberg},
  journal={Liver international : official journal of the International Association for the Study of the Liver},
  year={2005},
  volume={25 6},
  pages={1156-61}
}
INTRODUCTION Semiquantitative evaluation of liver specimens is considered the standard method for measuring fibrosis; however, these systems lack the precision of a quantitative technique. METHODS We developed an image analysis application (FibroXact) that automates and simplifies color segmentation. Trichrome slides were scanned and the program was used… CONTINUE READING