Abdomen and Thoracic Imaging

An Engineering & Clinical Perspective


ISBN: 978-1-4614-8497-4 (Print) 978-1-4614-8498-1 (Online)
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Table of contents (27 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-ix

  2. Book Chapter

    Pages 1-35

    Computer-Aided Diagnosis Systems for Acute Renal Transplant Rejection: Challenges and Methodologies

  3. Book Chapter

    Pages 37-67

    Kidney Detection and Segmentation in Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound 3D Images

  4. Book Chapter

    Pages 69-97

    Renal Cortex Segmentation on Computed Tomography

  5. Book Chapter

    Pages 99-122

    Diffuse Fatty Liver Disease: From Diagnosis to Quantification

  6. Book Chapter

    Pages 123-144

    Multimodality Approach to Detection and Characterization of Hepatic Hemangiomas

  7. Book Chapter

    Pages 145-168

    Ultrasound Liver Surface and Textural Characterization for the Detection of Liver Cirrhosis

  8. Book Chapter

    Pages 169-207

    MR Imaging of Hepatocellular Carcinoma

  9. Book Chapter

    Pages 209-231

    Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Adenocarcinoma of the Pancreas

  10. Book Chapter

    Pages 233-251

    Quantitative Evaluation of Liver Function Within MR Imaging

  11. Book Chapter

    Pages 253-278

    Diffusion-Weighted Imaging of the Liver

  12. Book Chapter

    Pages 279-315

    Shape-Based Liver Segmentation Without Prior Statistical Models

  13. Book Chapter

    Pages 317-346

    CT Imaging Characteristics of Hepatocellular Carcinoma

  14. Book Chapter

    Pages 347-364

    Clinical Applications of Hepatobiliary MR Contrast Agents

  15. Book Chapter

    Pages 365-388

    Fast Object Detection Using Color Features for Colonoscopy Quality Measurements

  16. Book Chapter

    Pages 389-419

    Colon Surface Registration Using Ricci Flow

  17. Book Chapter

    Pages 421-441

    Efficient Topological Cleaning for Visual Colon Surface Flattening

  18. Book Chapter

    Pages 443-462

    Towards Self-Parameterized Active Contours for Medical Image Segmentation with Emphasis on Abdomen

  19. Book Chapter

    Pages 463-487

    Bridging the Gap Between Modeling of Tumor Growth and Clinical Imaging

  20. Book Chapter

    Pages 489-508

    Evaluation of Medical Image Registration by Using High-Accuracy Image Matching Techniques

  21. Book Chapter

    Pages 509-522

    Preclinical Visualization of Hypoxia, Proliferation and Glucose Metabolism in Non-small Cell Lung Cancer and Its Metastasis

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