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Prostate lesion detection and localization based on locality alignment discriminant analysis
Author(s): Mingquan Lin; Weifu Chen; Mingbo Zhao; Eli Gibson; Matthew Bastian-Jordan; Derek W. Cool; Zahra Kassam; Tommy W. S. Chow; Aaron Ward; Bernard Chiu
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Paper Abstract

Prostatic adenocarcinoma is one of the most commonly occurring cancers among men in the world, and it also the most curable cancer when it is detected early. Multiparametric MRI (mpMRI) combines anatomic and functional prostate imaging techniques, which have been shown to produce high sensitivity and specificity in cancer localization, which is important in planning biopsies and focal therapies. However, in previous investigations, lesion localization was achieved mainly by manual segmentation, which is time-consuming and prone to observer variability. Here, we developed an algorithm based on locality alignment discriminant analysis (LADA) technique, which can be considered as a version of linear discriminant analysis (LDA) localized to patches in the feature space. Sensitivity, specificity and accuracy generated by the proposed algorithm in five prostates by LADA were 52.2%, 89.1% and 85.1% respectively, compared to 31.3%, 85.3% and 80.9% generated by LDA. The delineation accuracy attainable by this tool has a potential in increasing the cancer detection rate in biopsies and in minimizing collateral damage of surrounding tissues in focal therapies.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 March 2017
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 10134, Medical Imaging 2017: Computer-Aided Diagnosis, 101344A (3 March 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2255621
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Mingquan Lin, City Univ. of Hong Kong (Hong Kong, China)
Weifu Chen, City Univ. of Hong Kong (Hong Kong, China)
Sun Yat-sen Univ. (China)
Mingbo Zhao, Donghua Univ. (China)
Eli Gibson, Univ. of Western Ontario (Canada)
Univ. College London (United Kingdom)
Radboud Univ. Medical Ctr. (Netherlands)
Matthew Bastian-Jordan, Univ. of Western Ontario (Canada)
Derek W. Cool, Univ. of Western Ontario (Canada)
Zahra Kassam, Univ. of Western Ontario (Canada)
Lawson Health Research Institute (Canada)
Tommy W. S. Chow, City Univ. of Hong Kong (Hong Kong, China)
Aaron Ward, Lawson Health Research Institute (Canada)
Bernard Chiu, City Univ. of Hong Kong (Hong Kong, China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10134:
Medical Imaging 2017: Computer-Aided Diagnosis
Samuel G. Armato; Nicholas A. Petrick, Editor(s)

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