Evaluation of Effects of HRT on Breast Density

  • Styliani Petroudi
  • Kostantinos Marias
  • Michael Brady
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4046)


Breast density segmentation and classification methods are combined to enable the automatic and quantitative comparison of temporal mammograms of women using Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT). The results are based on registration and density quantification, so that potentially the clinician may be informed about substantial localised breast density changes. The measures use texture based density segmentation as well as a normalized representation of mammograms.


Hormone Replacement Therapy Mammographic Density Breast Density Digital Mammography Breast Area 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Styliani Petroudi
    • 1
  • Kostantinos Marias
    • 2
  • Michael Brady
    • 1
  1. 1.Wolfson Medical Vision LaboratoryOxford UniversityOxfordUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.Institute of Computer ScienceFoundation for Research and TechnologyHellas

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