Nodule Detection in Postero Anterior Chest Radiographs

  • Paola Campadelli
  • Elena Casiraghi
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3217)


The use of image processing techniques and Computer Aided Diagnosis (CAD) systems has proved to be effective for the improvement of radiologists’ diagnosis, especially in the case of lung nodules detection. In this paper we describe a method for processing Postero Anterior chest radiographs which extracts a set of nodule candidate regions characterized by low cardinality and high sensitivity ratio.


True Positive Binary Image Image Processing Technique Circular Region Nodule Detection 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paola Campadelli
    • 1
  • Elena Casiraghi
    • 1
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Scienze dell’InformazioneUniversitá degli Studi di Milano 

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