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Title: DoctorEye: A clinically driven multifunctional platform, for accurate processing of tumors in medical images
Authors: Skounakis, E
Farmaki, C
Sakkalis, V
Roniotis, A
Banitsas, KA
Graf, N
Marias, K
Keywords: Medical imaging;Interactive segmentation;Image analysis;Virtualization of the human physiology;Computer aided diagnosis;Decision support systems
Issue Date: 2010
Publisher: PubMed Central
Citation: The Open Medical Informatics Journal, 4: 105-115, 2010
Abstract: This paper presents a novel, open access interactive platform for 3D medical image analysis, simulation and visualization, focusing in oncology images. The platform was developed through constant interaction and feedback from expert clinicians integrating a thorough analysis of their requirements while having an ultimate goal of assisting in accurately delineating tumors. It allows clinicians not only to work with a large number of 3D tomographic datasets but also to efficiently annotate multiple regions of interest in the same session. Manual and semi-automatic segmentation techniques combined with integrated correction tools assist in the quick and refined delineation of tumors while different users can add different components related to oncology such as tumor growth and simulation algorithms for improving therapy planning. The platform has been tested by different users and over large number of heterogeneous tomographic datasets to ensure stability, usability, extensibility and robustness with promising results. AVAILABILITY: THE PLATFORM, A MANUAL AND TUTORIAL VIDEOS ARE AVAILABLE AT: It is free to use under the GNU General Public License.
Description: Copyright @ Skounakis et al.
ISSN: 1874-4311
Appears in Collections:Electronic and Computer Engineering
Dept of Electronic and Computer Engineering Research Papers

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