Lung Imaging and Computer Aided Diagnosis by Ayman El-Baz and Jasjit S. Suri
English | 2011 | ISBN: 1439845573 | 496 pages | PDF | 15,1 MB
Lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer-related deaths worldwide. Early diagnosis can improve the effectiveness of treatment and increase a patient’s chances of survival. Thus, there is an urgent need for new technology to diagnose small, malignant lung nodules early as well as large nodules located away from large diameter airways because the current technology—namely, needle biopsy and bronchoscopy—fail to diagnose those cases.