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Early Diagnosis of Lung Cancer Using Computer Aided Detection via Lung Segmentation Approach

Abhir Bhandary, Ananth Prabhu G, Mustafa Basthikodi, Chaitra K M
2021 International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technoloy  
Lung cancer begins in the lungs and leading to the reason of cancer demise amid population in the creation.  ...  Computer Aided Detection systems are used to achieve greater accuracies for the lung cancer diagnosis.  ...  The size of each slice in the Low Dose Computed Tomography image is 512×512 pixels and size of both the lungs spans approximately one fourth of the slice size.  ... 
doi:10.14445/22315381/ijett-v69i5p213 fatcat:p4xd2rae7ffvfchokwzjuk3tpi

Multi-scale analysis of lung computed tomography images

I Gori, F Bagagli, M E Fantacci, A Preite Martinez, A Retico, I De Mitri, S Donadio, C Fulcheri, G Gargano, R Magro, M Santoro, S Stumbo
2007 Journal of Instrumentation  
A computer-aided detection (CAD) system for the identification of lung internal nodules in low-dose multi-detector helical Computed Tomography (CT) images was developed in the framework of the MAGIC-5  ...  The results obtained on a dataset of low-dose and thin-slice CT scans are shown in terms of free response receiver operating characteristic (FROC) curves and discussed.  ...  Our preliminary results on sub-pleural and pleural nodule identification can be found in [20, 21] . In this study, only internal nodule identification is considered.  ... 
doi:10.1088/1748-0221/2/09/p09007 fatcat:7lcxvw3355e25lnls5f65hiqky

Evaluation of peripheral bronchiole visualization using model-based iterative reconstruction in quarter-detector computed tomography

Yukiko Usui, Ryo Kurokawa, Eriko Maeda, Harushi Mori, Shiori Amemiya, Jiro Sato, Kenji Ino, Rumiko Torigoe, Osamu Abe
2020 PLoS ONE  
This study aimed to evaluate the visualization of peripheral bronchioles in normal lungs via quarter-detector computed tomography (QDCT).  ...  The distance between the peripheral bronchial duct ends and the nearest pleural surface were significantly shorter in the order of Group10Thin, Group10, and Group5, and the mean distances from the pleura  ...  Acknowledgments We would like to thank Enago ( and Editage ( for the English language review.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0239459 pmid:32946530 pmcid:PMC7500691 fatcat:2m5c3yfw4jhrrjbqefchzjmjk4

Screening for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma and Lung Cancer in Individuals with a History of Asbestos Exposure

Heidi C. Roberts, Demetris A. Patsios, Narinder S. Paul, Marc dePerrot, Warren Teel, Hamid Bayanati, Frances Shepherd, Michael R. Johnston
2009 Journal of Thoracic Oncology  
Annual repeat screening low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) of a 68-year-old man.  ...  Purpose: We established a screening program for prior asbestos workers using low-dose computed tomography (LDCT).  ...  of Heat and Frost Insulators and Asbestos Workers for their collaboration and support.  ... 
doi:10.1097/jto.0b013e31819f2e0e pmid:19357540 fatcat:uvoey23t2fcvhkn4fxugudiym4

New imaging techniques in the treatment guidelines for lung cancer

C. Schaefer-Prokop, M. Prokop
2002 European Respiratory Journal  
Low-dose computed tomography scanning and computed assisted detection algorithms based on chest radiographs or computed tomography scans form the technical basis for such projects.  ...  ABSTRACT: Computed tomography (CT) remains the main imaging technique for the preoperative staging and post-therapeutic evaluation of bronchogenic carcinoma.  ...  Dual-kilovolt peak computed tomography Preliminary in vitro and in vivo work indicated that dual-kilovolt peak CT might be useful in the identification of benign lesions.  ... 
doi:10.1183/09031936.02.00277902 fatcat:5lfwpdoerbgxvf3vbjcv2pi22e

Investigation and management of the solitary pulmonary nodule

R. Ahmed, N. R. Qureshi, R. C. Rintoul
2013 Clinical medicine (London)  
KEY WORDS: Solitary pulmonary nodule, lung cancer, computed tomography, lung cancer screening Investigation and management of the solitary pulmonary nodule Rawya Ahmed, Nagmi R Qureshi and Robert C Rintoul  ...  With the advent of multi-detector computed tomography, the identification of solitary pulmonary nodules is becoming ever more common.  ...  Unenhanced low-dose thin-slice multidetector row CT is best utilised for characterising nodule morphology and assessing growth on followup.  ... 
doi:10.7861/clinmedicine.13-6-s36 pmid:24298181 fatcat:fhp2gubnzrgyfifopwjsllx5uu

Radiologic Assessment of Osteosarcoma Lung Metastases: State of the Art and Recent Advances

Anna Maria Chiesa, Paolo Spinnato, Marco Miceli, Giancarlo Facchini
2021 Cells  
low-dose CT.  ...  Chest computed tomography (CT) represents the gold standard for the detection of lung metastases even if its sensitivity widely ranges in the literature since lung localizations are often atypical.  ...  Acknowledgments: We would like to thank Sarcoma European and Latin American Network (SEL-NET), a consortium granted by the European Commission (number: SEP-210512885), for supporting the idea of this Special  ... 
doi:10.3390/cells10030553 pmid:33806513 pmcid:PMC7999261 fatcat:tqnlk2b56resve4gt46zxkz2t4

Can computer assisted diagnosis (CAD) be used as a screening tool in the detection of pulmonary nodules when using 64-slice multidetector computed tomography?

Wasim Memon, Zishan Haider, Wasim Memon, Muhammad Idris, Nazia Kashif, Sidra Muhammad Idris, Zafar Sajjad, Saeed
2011 International Journal of General Medicine  
Acknowledgments We would like to thank Dr Talat Waseem MD, Registrar at Ittefaq Hospital, Lahore and Mr Muhammad Islam, Department of Community Health Services, Aga Khan Hospital for statistical analysis  ...  computed tomography (MDCT), especially 64-slice, it has become possible to acquire several thin slices in a single breath hold and allow image reconstruction in axial, coronal, and sagittal planes 7 without  ...  has shown significantly reduced lung-cancer mortality with low-dose CT screening.  ... 
doi:10.2147/ijgm.s26127 pmid:22267933 pmcid:PMC3258010 fatcat:qw3cdc7o2bbjbhlaceyein35ku

A CAD system for nodule detection in low-dose lung CTs based on region growing and a new active contour model

R. Bellotti, F. De Carlo, G. Gargano, S. Tangaro, D. Cascio, E. Catanzariti, P. Cerello, S. C. Cheran, P. Delogu, I. De Mitri, C. Fulcheri, D. Grosso (+4 others)
2007 Medical Physics (Lancaster)  
A computer-aided detection ͑CAD͒ system for the selection of lung nodules in computer tomography ͑CT͒ images is presented.  ...  pleural nodules.  ...  THE CT DATABASE Chest computer tomography ͑CT͒ is considered the best imaging modality for the detection of lung nodules.  ... 
doi:10.1118/1.2804720 pmid:18196815 fatcat:buidkdgzrvebrjxl42u74vf6c4

Imaging techniques in lung cancer

W De Wever, J Coolen, JA Verschakelen
2011 Breathe  
mm slice thickness computed tomography (CT) image through the upper lobes at the level of the aortic arch. No clear lung nodules can be visualised at this axial CT image in the lung window.  ...  Low-dose CT (LDCT) for lung cancer screening in high-risk subjects is performed within clinical trials and has started to be used in routine clinical practice.  ... 
doi:10.1183/20734735.022110 fatcat:iyhtpnd7zrhqxfcdf6soe7il74

Measurements of Reactive Oxygen Species production induced by Gold Nanoparticles in Radiotherapy protocols

L. Bocchini, A. Gobbato, A. Attili, C. Cutaia, V. Ferrero, C. Pontremoli, L. Radici, Stasi, S. Visentin, P. Cerello
2016 Radiotherapy and Oncology  
., Pleural nodule identification in low-dose and thin-slice lung computed tomography, Computers in Biology and Medicine 39 (12) (2009) 1137-1144. [3] P.  ...  ., Reduced lung-cancer mortality with low-dose computed tomographic screening, The New England Journal of Medicine 365 (5) (2011) 395. [2] A.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0167-8140(16)30046-9 fatcat:fdvsj5gonndgvisvykcymn5fqq

Overview of observational studies of low-dose helical computed tomography screening for lung cancer

Renee L. MANSER, Louis B. IRVING, Margaret P. DE CAMPO, Michael J. ABRAMSON, Christine A. STONE, Karen E. PEDERSEN, Mark ELWOOD, Donald A. CAMPBELL
2005 Respirology (Carlton South. Print)  
Overview of observational studies of low-dose helical computed tomography screening for lung cancer MANSER RL, IRVING LB, DE CAMPO MP, ABRAMSON MJ, STONE CA, PEDERSEN KE, ELWOOD M, CAMPBELL DA.  ...  Relative to chest radiography, low-dose helical CT is a sensitive screening tool and can detect a high proportion of small lung cancers at an early and resectable stage.  ...  Tables 1-3 were adapted and modified (with additional data included in this article) from a report written by Don Campbell, Margaret de Campo, Renee Manser and other members of the National Cancer Control  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1440-1843.2005.00590.x pmid:15691245 fatcat:kvuuftu2ijgcrojwvd6jd2yw6e

Computed tomography-guided dye localization for deeply situated pulmonary nodules in thoracoscopic surgery

Tung-Ming Tsai, Xu-Heng Chiang, Hsien-Chi Liao, Kuan-Chuan Tsou, Mong-Wei Lin, Ke-Cheng Chen, Hsao-Hsun Hsu, Jin-Shing Chen
2019 Annals of Translational Medicine  
Increased lung cancer screening of asymptomatic adults using low-dose computed tomography (CT) with high-resolution imaging modalities has increased the identification of small and deeply situated pulmonary  ...  The final pathological diagnoses were: primary adenocarcinoma of the lung (n=20), adenocarcinoma in situ (n=1), and benign nodules (n=6).  ...  Introduction Because of the increasing worldwide adoption of lung cancer screening in asymptomatic adults through the use of low-dose computed tomography (CT) with high-resolution imaging modalities, the  ... 
doi:10.21037/atm.2019.01.29 pmid:30854384 pmcid:PMC6381268 fatcat:nzijr5n6k5fxbne2rv3b3euhum

An automated CT based lung nodule detection scheme using geometric analysis of signed distance field

Jiantao Pu, Bin Zheng, Joseph Ken Leader, Xiao-Hui Wang, David Gur
2008 Medical Physics (Lancaster)  
The authors present a new computerized scheme to automatically detect lung nodules depicted on computed tomography ͑CT͒ images.  ...  A performance test on 52 low-dose CT screening examinations that depict 184 verified lung nodules showed that during the initial stage the scheme achieved an asymptotic maximum sensitivity of 95.1% ͑175  ...  INTRODUCTION Multidetector, thin-section, x-ray computed tomography ͑CT͒ has been widely recognized as a sensitive diagnostic imaging modality for the early detection of lung cancer, 1-3 the leading cause  ... 
doi:10.1118/1.2948349 pmid:18777905 pmcid:PMC2673651 fatcat:gsaiznsycrhutjjgbkheckyvqu

Low-dose computed tomography in assessment of pulmonary abnormalities in children with febrile neutropenia suffering from malignant diseases

Urszula Zaleska-Dorobisz, Cyprian Olchowy, Mateusz Łasecki, Dąbrówka Sokołowska-Dąbek, Aleksander Pawluś, Jowita Frączkiewicz, Ewa Gorczyńska
2017 Advances in Clinical and Experimental Medicine  
Additionally, we focused on the possibility to optimize image quality in low-dose protocols. Material and methods.  ...  Radiologists correctly diagnosed infective lesions in 94 out of 116 patients (81.03%). The presence of random or pleural-based nodules.  ...  to an absolute minimum has become an important feature of the diagnostic process and has led to the development of several low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) protocols.  ... 
doi:10.17219/acem/68292 pmid:28691431 fatcat:7xegao7kabfknb6kpiy7wdrfey
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