Documentation/4.4/Extensions/PETTumorSegmentation

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Introduction and Acknowledgements

Acknowledgments: This work is funded in part by Quantitative Imaging to Assess Response in Cancer Therapy Trials NIH grant U01-CA140206 and Quantitative Image Informatics for Cancer Research (QIICR) NIH grant U24 CA180918.
Authors: Christian Bauer (University of Iowa), Markus van Tol (University of Iowa)
Contributors: Ethan Ulrich (University of Iowa), Andrey Fedorov (SPL), Reinhard Beichel (University of Iowa), John Buatti (University of Iowa)
Contact: <email>qin@iibi.uiowa.edu</email>

License: Slicer License

The University of Iowa (UIowa)  
Quantitative Image Informatics for Cancer Research  
National Alliance for Medical Image Computing (NA-MIC)  

Extension Description

This tool provides an Editor-Effect for semi-automated segmentation of tumors and hot lymph nodes in PET scans. A detailed description and evaluation of the method can be found in Beichel et al. (2015): "Semi-automated Segmentation of Head and Neck Cancers using 18F-FDG PET Scans: A Just Enough Interaction Approach", in Medical Physics (submitted).

PET Tumor Segmentation Extension

Modules

  • PET Tumor Segmentation Editor Effect
  • PETTumorSegmentation Plugin: This plugin provides the functionality used by the editor effect for the actual processing. It is hidden from the GUI and not intended to be used directly.

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