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Automatic recognition of abdominal lymph nodes from clinical text

Yifan Peng, Sungwon Lee, Daniel C. Elton, Thomas Shen, Yu-xing Tang, Qingyu Chen, Shuai Wang, Yingying Zhu, Ronald Summers, Zhiyong Lu
2020 Proceedings of the 3rd Clinical Natural Language Processing Workshop   unpublished
Lymph node status plays a pivotal role in the treatment of cancer. The extraction of lymph nodes from radiology text reports enables large-scale training of lymph node detection on MRI.  ...  In this work, we first propose an ontology of 41 types of abdominal lymph nodes with a hierarchical relationship.  ...  lymph nodes from clinical reports.  ... 
doi:10.18653/v1/2020.clinicalnlp-1.12 fatcat:4bgwn5epefc7tmwflfzqsdjwee

Image metadata reasoning for improved clinical decision support

Sonja Zillner, Daniel Sonntag
2012 Network Modeling Analysis in Health Informatics and Bioinformatics  
While medical images provide a wealth of information for clinicians, content information cannot be automatically integrated into advanced medical applications such as those for the clinical decision support  ...  Second, we enhance and integrate patients' image metadata by formalized practical clinical knowledge sources.  ...  Acknowledgments This research has been supported in part by the THESEUS Program in the MEDICO Project, which is funded by the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology under grant number 01MQ07016  ... 
doi:10.1007/s13721-012-0003-9 dblp:journals/netmahib/ZillnerS12 fatcat:4w4h36vgozfdpcpx3yu3phmpk4

Hodgkin's lymphoma presents as an inguinal abscess: a case report and literature review

M. M. Telfah
2012 BMJ Case Reports  
The diagnosis was made after drainage of the pus and excision of the involved lymph node. The histopathology of the excised lymph node showed Hodgkin's lymphoma-nodular sclerosis for both brothers.  ...  After careful staging of both patients, the disease found to be localised to the inguinal group of lymph nodes.  ...  Acknowledgement The Ministry of Health (MOH) in Iraq provided full sponsorship for fellowship in the BJM.  ... 
doi:10.1136/bcr-2012-006219 pmid:23001092 pmcid:PMC4543119 fatcat:dwhqx3s34vdj7ioaelojiaahui

CT Image Examination Based on Virtual Reality Analysis in Clinical Diagnosis of Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors

Zhiying Wang, Qiaoyan Qu, Ke Cai, Ting Xu, Zhihan Lv
2021 Journal of Healthcare Engineering  
Before extracting suspected lymph nodes from a CT image of the stomach, the CT image sequence is preprocessed first, which can reduce the cumbersomeness of subsequent extraction of suspected lymph nodes  ...  According to medical knowledge, CT images of the stomach show that lymph nodes mainly exist in the adipose tissue around the gastric wall, but there are no lymph nodes in the subcutaneous fat outside the  ...  Conflicts of Interest e authors declare that they have no conflicts of interest regarding the publication of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2021/9996565 fatcat:fzkuifrn7fe2lnnsgapbgwfhz4

Structured reports of pelvic magnetic resonance imaging in primary endometrial cancer: Potential benefits for clinical decision-making

Yi Liu, Zonghao Feng, Shengtang Qin, Jiejin Yang, Chao Han, Xiaoying Wang, Manish S. Patankar
2019 PLoS ONE  
Although evidence is increasing that the implementation of structured reports (SRs) may increase the standardization of reports and improve communication between radiologists and end-users, it is unclear  ...  whether these alternative formats of Chinese radiological narratives are appealing or even acceptable to radiologists and clinicians.  ...  Acknowledgments We thank Xin YUE, Suisui ZHANG and Ruofan Wang for their support of implementation software tools of structured reports. Validation: Xiaoying Wang. Writing -original draft: Yi Liu.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0213928 pmid:30908525 pmcid:PMC6433257 fatcat:gq5kuskxbffg3m5ru7pv7xqmkm

Primary pulmonary classic Hodgkin's lymphoma

F. Binesh, H. Halvani, S. Taghipour, H. Navabii
2011 BMJ Case Reports  
The biopsy from lung nodule revealed classic HL which was primary. Figure 1 Chest x-ray showed diffuse bilateral reticulonudular pattern.  ...  BACKGROUND Pulmonary lymphoma is rare and represent less than 1% of primary lung cancer. Lung involvement is usually secondary.  ...  without or minimal hilar lymph node involvement and (3) adequate clinical and/or pathologic exclusion of disease at other sites.  ... 
doi:10.1136/bcr.03.2011.3955 pmid:22693189 pmcid:PMC3128337 fatcat:saohihtlnjahnfjsfqzvmjzwqu

Successful laparoscopic investigation and resection of solitary colonic metastasis from breast cancer (with video)

H. Maekawa, T. Fujikawa, A. Tanaka
2012 BMJ Case Reports  
Histopathology of the resected specimen showed it to be metastasis from solid-tubular carcinoma of the breast.  ...  Metastasis to gastrointestinal tract from breast cancer is an uncommon situation.  ...  This pdf has been created automatically from the final edited text and images. Copyright 2012 BMJ Publishing Group. All rights reserved.  ... 
doi:10.1136/bcr-2012-007187 pmid:23152180 pmcid:PMC4544415 fatcat:277hsuydwfhsfn7f2r7z6qnwfi

Automatic negation detection in narrative pathology reports

Ying Ou, Jon Patrick
2015 Artificial Intelligence in Medicine  
The goal of this thesis is to extract pertinent information from free-text pathology reports and automatically populate structured reports for three cancer diseases, namely melanoma, colorectal cancer,  ...  Pathology reports provide vital information for the clinical management of cancer patients, allowing accurate diagnosis, staging and determination of treatment and prognosis.  ...  En:Lymph Nodes -Lymph nodes give the number of lymph nodes identified. • LYMPH NODES: 10 lymph nodes identified, 5 of which show evidence of metastatic tumour. • 16 additional mesenteric lymph nodes are  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.artmed.2015.03.001 pmid:25990897 fatcat:yrijkncnsvht7lonmaqt7uyya4

A self-attention based deep learning method for lesion attribute detection from CT reports [article]

Yifan Peng, Ke Yan, Veit Sandfort, Ronald M. Summers, Zhiyong Lu
2019 arXiv   pre-print
This paper outlines a novel deep learning method to automatically extract attributes of lesions of interest from the clinical text.  ...  The new method and constructed corpus will enable us to build automatic systems with a higher-level understanding of the radiological world.  ...  automatic relation extraction from the clinical text in this task.  ... 
arXiv:1904.13018v1 fatcat:nztvz56jgffjxaoxtgy2q3x5c4

Terminology extraction from medical texts in Polish

Małgorzata Marciniak, Agnieszka Mykowiecka
2014 Journal of Biomedical Semantics  
The evaluation showed that the automatically identified phrases cover about 84% of terms in domain texts.  ...  Careful choice of noun phrases is crucial to the usefulness of the created terminological resource in applications such as lexicon construction or acquisition of semantic relations from texts. changing  ...  This article has been published as part of the Semantic Mining of Languages in Biology and Medicine (SMLBM) thematic series of the Journal of Biomedical Semantics.  ... 
doi:10.1186/2041-1480-5-24 pmid:24976943 pmcid:PMC4062289 fatcat:dtho3aa7src6vj34xqtm5lvfjm

In-depth annotation for patient level liver cancer staging

Wen-wai Yim, Sharon Kwan, Meliha Yetisgen
2015 Proceedings of the Sixth International Workshop on Health Text Mining and Information Analysis  
Our annotation consisted of identifying 11 parameters, used to calculate liver cancer staging, at the text span level as well as at the patient level.  ...  In this paper, we describe work for annotating a medical text corpus with the goal of predicting patient level liver cancer staging in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) patients.  ...  outside the liver, such as to lymph nodes (e.g., "lymph nodes suspicious for metastatic involvement: none," "no lymphadenopathy") with values (No, Yes-regional, Yes-distal) Portal hypertension : elevation  ... 
doi:10.18653/v1/w15-2601 dblp:conf/acl-louhi/YimKY15 fatcat:fbhcclqi3rdvxm7eg5fhqjbng4

The Prognosis in Hodgkin's Disease

A M Jelliffe, A D Thomson
1955 British Journal of Cancer  
This is clearly a histological entity which is diagnosable on lymph node biopsy without knowledge of the clinical condition.  ...  As in Jackson and Parker's series this forms the bulk of the cases.and histologically the cellular appearances of the lymph nodes are those generally accepted and described in every text-book of pathology  ... 
doi:10.1038/bjc.1955.3 pmid:14378491 pmcid:PMC2073980 fatcat:ilnvowg5njf6feoiurhcrb3i6m

Automatically pairing measured findings across narrative abdomen CT reports

Merlijn Sevenster, Jeffrey Bozeman, Andrea Cowhy, William Trost
2013 AMIA Annual Symposium Proceedings  
We present a natural language processing pipeline that extracts measurements from radiology reports and pairs them with extracted measurements from prior reports of the same clinical finding, e.g., lymph  ...  node or mass.  ...  Left common iliac chain lymph node has increased in size, measuring 2.3 x 2.0 cm. This is a new reference lesion.  ... 
pmid:24551406 pmcid:PMC3900143 fatcat:wbbvsl4s4fhczmvbx4hdtm7jrq

Overwhelming primary Epstein-Barr virus infection requiring corticosteroid treatment

M. G. de Gouberville, M. Janssen, A. Schrander-van der Meer, M. Eefting, N. Delfos, C. van Nieuwkoop
2011 BMJ Case Reports  
This pdf has been created automatically from the fi nal edited text and images. Copyright 2011 BMJ Publishing Group. All rights reserved.  ...  Besides a single slightly enlarged cervical lymph node and periorbital oedema, physical examination was unremarkable. There were no signs of pharyngitis.  ... 
doi:10.1136/bcr.08.2011.4643 pmid:22675096 pmcid:PMC3207790 fatcat:mu53ou5kinamdgut4ft4jpycx4

Clinical Applications and Usefulness of Integrated Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography/Computed Tomography Imaging

Pan-Fu Kao, Yu-Hsiang Chou
2008 Tzu-Chi Medical Journal  
The most common uses of SPECT/CT were for the diagnoses of infections focused with gallium-67 citrate, 99m Tc-sulfurcolloid sentinel lymph node mapping, thyroid cancer survey with 131 I-sodium iodide,  ...  parathyroid scan with 99m Tc-Sestamibi, abdominal diseases, and bone imaging with 99m Tc-methylene diphosphonate.  ...  Gastrointestinal bleeding Sentinel lymph node mapping in breast cancer The sentinel lymph node (SLN) is defined as the first node in the lymphatic drainage of the primary tumor.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s1016-3190(08)60048-8 fatcat:rr34cpuqbrcifp3uak6cospkay
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