Support System for Semiautomatic Quantification of Pulmonary Fibrosis in CT Images
AbstractA method to estimate the pulmonary fibrosis in computed tomography (CT) imaging is presented. A semi-automatic segmentation algorithm based on the Chan-Vese method was used. The proposed method shows a similar fibrosis region with respect to clinical expert. However, the results need to be validated in a bigger data base. The proposed method approximates a fibrosis percentage that allows to achieve this procedure easily in order to support its implementation in the clinical practice minimizing the clinical expert subjectivity and generating a quantitativeestimation of fibrosis region.
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