The comprehensive imaging-based analysis of the lung: a forum for team science.

@article{Hoffman2004TheCI,
  title={The comprehensive imaging-based analysis of the lung: a forum for team science.},
  author={Eric A. Hoffman and Anne V. Clough and Gary E. Christensen and Ching-Long Lin and Geoffrey McLennan and Joseph M. Reinhardt and Brett Simon and Milan Sonka and Merryn H. Tawhai and Edwin J. R. van Beek and Ge Wang},
  journal={Academic radiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={11 12},
  pages={1370-80}
}
Fundamentally important to the future of pulmonary medicine is a better description and understanding of the human lung and its response to disease, injury, and treatment, which is not based on global measures but upon quantifiable regional features. There is rapidly growing awareness for the need to volumetrically image the lung and to provide objective, quantitative measures characterizing regional lung pathology. This editorial is written by our multidisciplinary team with the goal of… CONTINUE READING