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Statistical methods for paired comparisons of SPECT brain images
Author(s): Nicholas Lange; L. A. O'Tuama; S. Ted Treves
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Paper Abstract

We develop and apply several straightforward statistical tools--analyses of rigid body motions, linear deformations, and morphological operations (histogram equalization, dilation, medial axis transform)--to single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) images arising in the clinical investigation of brain lesions. Examples derive from a simulation of relevant clinical features using a physical head phantom and with paired SPECT images of the same patient recorded over time.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 June 1993
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 2035, Mathematical Methods in Medical Imaging II, (23 June 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.146599
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Nicholas Lange, Brown Univ. (United States)
L. A. O'Tuama, Harvard Medical School (United States)
S. Ted Treves, Harvard Medical School (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2035:
Mathematical Methods in Medical Imaging II
Joseph N. Wilson; David C. Wilson, Editor(s)

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