Quantification of Liver Fibrosis—A Comparative Study

Alexandros Arjmand, Markos G. Tsipouras, Alexandros T. Tzallas, Roberta Forlano, Pinelopi Manousou, Nikolaos Giannakeas
<span title="2020-01-08">2020</span> <i title="MDPI AG"> <a target="_blank" rel="noopener" href="https://fatcat.wiki/container/smrngspzhzce7dy6ofycrfxbim" style="color: black;">Applied Sciences</a> </i> &nbsp;
Liver disease has been targeted as the fifth most common cause of death worldwide and tends to steadily rise. In the last three decades, several publications focused on the quantification of liver fibrosis by means of the estimation of the collagen proportional area (CPA) in liver biopsies obtained from digital image analysis (DIA). In this paper, early and recent studies on this topic have been reviewed according to these research aims: the datasets used for the analysis, the employed image
more &raquo; ... cessing techniques, the obtained results, and the derived conclusions. The purpose is to identify the major strengths and "gray-areas" in the landscape of this topic.
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