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The current state-of-the-art of spinal cord imaging: Applications

C.A. Wheeler-Kingshott, P.W. Stroman, J.M. Schwab, M. Bacon, R. Bosma, J. Brooks, D.W. Cadotte, T. Carlstedt, O. Ciccarelli, J. Cohen-Adad, A. Curt, N. Evangelou (+11 others)
2014 NeuroImage  
At the beginning of the 1990s, as part of work being done for a master's degree thesis in physics, an important observation of hippocampal degeneration in Alzheimer's disease was made in Pavia.  ...  This case gives an idea of how an isolated observation can, in the right setting, develop into a real scientific achievement.  ...  Acknowledgments This work was supported by European Union grants to ED [(CEREBNET FP7-ITN238686, REALNET FP7-ICT270434, Human Brain Project (HBP-604102)] and an Italian Ministry of Health grant to ED (  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2013.07.014 pmid:23859923 pmcid:PMC4371134 fatcat:qtd32dgksfhi3jrcrno6xwv6l4

The current state-of-the-art of spinal cord imaging: Methods

P.W. Stroman, C. Wheeler-Kingshott, M. Bacon, J.M. Schwab, R. Bosma, J. Brooks, D. Cadotte, T. Carlstedt, O. Ciccarelli, J. Cohen-Adad, A. Curt, N. Evangelou (+10 others)
2014 NeuroImage  
A first-ever spinal cord imaging meeting was sponsored by the International Spinal Research Trust and the Wings for Life Foundation with the aim of identifying the current state-of-the-art of spinal cord  ...  Here we define the current state-of-the-art of spinal cord imaging, discuss the underlying theory and challenges, and present the evidence for the current and potential power of these methods.  ...  Acknowledgments This work is the result of the efforts of the International Spinal Research Trust and the Wing for Life Spinal Cord Research Foundation to bring together researchers with a common goal  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2013.04.124 pmid:23685159 pmcid:PMC4371133 fatcat:fvhacobemjbvdpmuj5m7k7tb74

Diffusion weighted imaging: Technique and applications

Vinit Baliyan, Chandan J Das, Raju Sharma, Arun Kumar Gupta
2016 World Journal of Radiology  
DWI forms an integral part of modern state-of-art magnetic resonance imaging and is indispensable in neuroimaging and oncology.  ...  This article reviews the current role of diffusion weighted imaging in medical imaging and highlights the current challenges and limitations to this technique.  ...  Such conditions include spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, myelitis, and spinal cord tumors [73] .  ... 
doi:10.4329/wjr.v8.i9.785 pmid:27721941 pmcid:PMC5039674 fatcat:mcpgogcdbvdwhnkm43n5nsrp54

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Principles and Applications)

I. B. Ormerod
1986 Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry  
I can heartily recommend this book to all health workers and to administrators and politicians who will be given a clear exposition of the problems relating to the control of measles and rubella and of  ...  chapter 1 on the Epidemiology of Measles and its Complications which has 20 pages one quarter of which are taken up by diagrams and tables but has eight authors!  ...  In that sense Tredgold defined the current state ,of the art, and that is no less true of this present volume.  ... 
doi:10.1136/jnnp.49.9.1092-a fatcat:t2ijvojglbelhoifl73atg6izi

Nonnegative factorization of diffusion tensor images and its applications

Yuchen Xie, Jeffrey Ho, Baba C Vemuri
2011 Information processing in medical imaging : proceedings of the ... conference  
The proposed method has been validated using both synthetic and real data, and experimental results have shown that it offers a competitive alternative to current state-of-the-arts in terms of accuracy  ...  We present two applications: the DTI segmentation problem and a novel approach to discover informative and common parts in a collection of diffusion tensor images.  ...  These are DTI images of the spinal cord, corpus callosum and an isolated hippocampus of a rat. The data were acquired using a PGSE with TR=1.5s, TE=28.3ms, bandwidth= 35Khz.  ... 
pmid:21761685 pmcid:PMC3140004 fatcat:sbyqanslazgwvhk7e7zjz2kbza

Application of GFP imaging in cancer

Robert M Hoffman
2015 Laboratory Investigation  
Recent applications of the technology described here include linking fluorescent proteins with cell-cycle-specific proteins such that the cells change color from red to green as they transit from G1 to  ...  With the macro-and micro-imaging technologies described here, essentially any in vivo process can be imaged, giving rise to the new field of in vivo cell biology using fluorescent proteins.  ...  The image was acquired with a Hamamatsu charge-coupled device (CCD) camera. (c) An example of the best state of the art, OV100 Small Animal Imaging System (Olympus, Tokyo, Japan).  ... 
doi:10.1038/labinvest.2014.154 pmid:25686095 pmcid:PMC4383682 fatcat:bgduunf4tnaixjxzhrammolmtm

Advances in Biomedical Imaging and Image Fusion

Leena Chandrashekar, A. Sreedevi
2018 International Journal of Computer Applications  
These enrich image quality and avoid redundancy thereby increase the clinical applicability of medical images for cancer detection, prognosis and treatment planning of Cancer.  ...  Biomedical imaging is a series of procedures which create images of the human body, or parts of the body, to help screen for possible illness or injury, diagnose the likely cause of symptoms and monitor  ...  Nowadays, with the state-of-art scanners, CT-PET scans are performed in one machine and hence it is easier to get the images which are in the same form with minimal misregistration.  ... 
doi:10.5120/ijca2018912307 fatcat:yetjgx7k2rb5neqo7zet5sk4by

Computer-aided Analysis and Interpretation of HRCT Images of the Lung [chapter]

Zrimec Tatjana, Sata Busayarat
2011 Theory and Applications of CT Imaging and Analysis  
Applications of CT Imaging and Analysis  ...  We also thank radiologists Peter Wilson, Michael Jones Daniel Moses and Pravati Panigrahi for providing clinical resources, image annotation and inspection of the results. www.intechopen.com Theory and  ...  The Hough transform is then applied on each image to find the best fitting circle inside the backbone, which represents the spinal cord.  ... 
doi:10.5772/14507 fatcat:6zdivmedlzc4xdxgcs7ffalvpu

Nonnegative Factorization of Diffusion Tensor Images and Its Applications [chapter]

Yuchen Xie, Jeffrey Ho, Baba C. Vemuri
2011 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The proposed method has been validated using both synthetic and real data, and experimental results have shown that it offers a competitive alternative to current state-of-the-arts in terms of accuracy  ...  We present two applications: the DTI segmentation problem and a novel approach to discover informative and common parts in a collection of diffusion tensor images.  ...  These are DTI images of the spinal cord, corpus callosum and an isolated hippocampus of a rat. The data were acquired using a PGSE with TR=1.5s, TE=28.3ms, bandwidth= 35Khz.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-22092-0_45 fatcat:hqzrc77a3vc37fa6rlr5azmxzy

Diffusion Kurtosis Imaging of the neonatal Spinal Cord: design and application of the first processing pipeline implemented in Spinal Cord Toolbox [article]

Rosella Denise Tro', Monica Roascio, Domenico Tortora, Mariasavina Severino, Andrea Rossi, Julien Cohen-Adad, Marco Massimo Fato, Gabriele Arnulfo
2021 medRxiv   pre-print
If state-of-the-art hardware advancements have recently allowed to make great strides in applying this emerging method to adult and child SC, the same does not apply to neonatal setting.  ...  Despite its power in probing tissue microstructure compared to conventional MRI, DKI is still largely underutilized in Spinal Cord (SC) imaging because of its inherently demanding technological requirements  ...  ), University of Genoa, Italy) and the LIFT (Laboratorio di Imaging Funzionale 3 Tesla).  ... 
doi:10.1101/2021.03.12.21253413 fatcat:yaytyxwblnfvzht5shsqjaxcey

Double diffusion encoding and applications for biomedical imaging

Rafael N. Henriques, Marco Palombo, Sune N. Jespersen, Noam Shemesh, Henrik Lundell, Andrada Ianuş
2020 Journal of Neuroscience Methods  
Diffusion Magnetic Resonance Imaging (dMRI) is one of the most important contemporary non-invasive modalities for probing tissue structure at the microscopic scale.  ...  a guide for deciding on the right DDE acquisition for their specific application.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to acknowledge the following sources of financial support.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jneumeth.2020.108989 pmid:33144100 fatcat:qqjbwghlmngbzctpi2cs37gz4m

Multiple Sclerosis Lesion Analysis in Brain Magnetic Resonance Images: Techniques and Clinical Applications [article]

Yang Ma, Chaoyi Zhang, Mariano Cabezas, Yang Song, Zihao Tang, Dongnan Liu, Weidong Cai, Michael Barnett, Chenyu Wang
2022 arXiv   pre-print
Here, we provide a comprehensive review of state-of-the-art automatic statistical and deep-learning MS segmentation methods and discuss current and future clinical applications.  ...  Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) provides detailed in-vivo structural information, permitting the quantification and categorization of MS lesions that critically inform disease management.  ...  damage to the brain and spinal cord.  ... 
arXiv:2104.10029v3 fatcat:elds3foafrdc5ireld5wahp5ra

Machine learning for automatic construction of pediatric abdominal phantoms for radiation dose reconstruction

Marco Virgolin, Ziyuan Wang, Tanja Alderliesten, Peter A. N. Bosman, Thomas M. Deserno, Po-Hao Chen
2020 Medical Imaging 2020: Imaging Informatics for Healthcare, Research, and Applications  
The advent of Machine Learning (ML) is proving extremely beneficial in many healthcare applications.  ...  We design a pipeline that, given features of patients treated in the pre-3D planning era when only 2D radiographs were available, as well as a database of 3D Computed Tomography (CT) imaging with organ  ...  of the imaging data used in this work.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.2548969 fatcat:6nkvkqy4e5ftpglvp2oqnglelu

Computer Vision in Healthcare Applications

Junfeng Gao, Yong Yang, Pan Lin, Dong Sun Park
2018 Journal of Healthcare Engineering  
The guest editors are very thankful to all the anonymous reviewers of the journal and the perseverant and generous support of the editor in chief. Junfeng Gao Yong Yang Pan Lin Dong Sun Park  ...  Acknowledgments This work was supported by the National Nature Science Foundation of China (61773408, 81271659, 61662026, and 61473221).  ...  Automatic segmentation of the spinal cord in MR images remains a difficult task. C.-C.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2018/5157020 pmid:29686826 pmcid:PMC5857319 fatcat:nouvaymmrbgircnal6irb2nynq

Guest Editorial: Advances in Computational Intelligence for Multimodal Biomedical Imaging

Mohammed El Hassouni, Rachid Jennane, Ahmed Ben Hamida, Habib Benali, Basel Solaiman
2019 Multimedia tools and applications  
and spinal cord.  ...  Finally, a comparison with the state-of-the-art methods shows that the proposed method is superior to the other approaches.  ...  He is a reviewer for major conferences and journals and coedited several special sections in the field of image processing.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11042-019-7200-9 fatcat:lgkmwtl5pvc5tjq4aqdrobaz7e
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