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Real-time magnetic resonance imaging texture characterization of necrosis during laser interstitital thermotherapy procedures
Author(s): N. Betrouni; R. Lopes; P. Colin; S. Mordon
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Paper Abstract

This paper aims to describe the development of a method to monitor laser interstitial thermo therapy by MR images. The method is based on the texture analysis using fractal geometry features of the images to estimate the size of the induced necrosis. The method was validated by comparing the results to macroscopic measurements. It demonstrates the ability to achieve good estimation of the necrosis in ex-vivo experimentations involving pig liver and in vivo experimentations done on tumors grown on Copenhagen rats.

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Date Published: 2 March 2010
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 7548, Photonic Therapeutics and Diagnostics VI, 754812 (2 March 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.840656
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N. Betrouni, INSERM, THIAIS, Univ. de Lille Nord de France (France)
R. Lopes, INSERM, THIAIS, Univ. de Lille Nord de France (France)
LAGIS Lab., CNRS, Univ. de Lille Nord de France (France)
P. Colin, INSERM, THIAIS, Univ. de Lille Nord de France (France)
Lille Univ. Hospital (France)
S. Mordon, INSERM, THIAIS, Univ. de Lille Nord de France (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7548:
Photonic Therapeutics and Diagnostics VI
Anita Mahadevan-Jansen; Andreas Mandelis; Brian Jet-Fei Wong M.D.; Nikiforos Kollias; Henry Hirschberg M.D.; Kenton W. Gregory M.D.; Reza S. Malek; E. Duco Jansen; Guillermo J. Tearney; Steen J. Madsen; Bernard Choi; Justus F. R. Ilgner; Haishan Zeng; Laura Marcu, Editor(s)

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