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Introduction and Acknowledgements

This work is supported by NA-MIC, NCIGT, and the Slicer Community.
Author: Vivek Narayan, Jayender Jagadeesan
Contact: Jayender Jagadeesan <email> jayender@bwh.harvard.edu</email>

NA-MIC  
NCIGT  
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This project is supported by P41 RR019703/RR/NCRR NIH HHS/United States, P01 CA067165/CA/NCI NIH HHS/United States and P41 EB015898/EB/NIBIB NIH HHS/United States

Extension Description

  • The SegmentCAD modules is designed to segment tumors from DCE-MRI datasets which include pre-contrast image and post-contrast images at different time points. OpenCAD uses blackbox methods to calculate the wash-in and wash-out slopes from the time-intensity curves. The segmentation output is a Label Map with red, yellow, and blue colors respectively identifying washout (Type III), plateau (Type II), and persistent (Type I) voxels.
  • The HeterogeneityCAD module is under development and will apply metrics to analyze the heterogeneity of tumor images and their parameter maps.

Modules


Tutorials

SegmentCAD OpenCAD Tutorial (pptx)

Data sets

Quick Instructions for Use

  • SegmentCAD
    • Select the pre-contrast volume
    • Select the first post-contrast volume
    • Select the second post-contrast volume
    • Select the third post-contrast volume
    • Select the fourth post-contrast volume
    • Create or select a label map volume node to represent the output of the segmentation
    • Click "Apply OpenCAD Segmentation"

Similar Modules

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References

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Information for Developers

Source code: https://github.com/vnarayan13/Slicer-OpenCAD