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Deep whole brain segmentation of 7T structural MRI

Dec. 4, 2022—Karthik Ramadass, Xin Yu, Leon Y. Cai, Yucheng Tang, Shunxing Bao, Cailey Kerley, Micah D’Archangel, Laura A Barquero, Allen T. Newton, Isabel Gauthier, Rankin Williams McGugin, Benoit M.  Dawant, Laurie E. Cutting, Yuankai Huo, Bennett A. Landman SPIE Medical Imaging 2023 Abstract 7T magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has the potential to drive our understanding of...

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Mapping the Impact of Approximate Gradient Nonlinearity Fields Correction on Tractography

Dec. 3, 2022—Praitayini Kanakaraj, Francois Rheault, Leon Y. Cai, Nancy Newlin, Baxter P. Rogers, Kurt G. Schilling, Bennett A. Landman. “Mapping the Impact of Approximate Gradient Nonlinearity Fields Correction on Tractography” SPIE Medical Imaging : Image Processing 2023. Accepted. Abstract Nonlinear gradients impact diffusion weighted MRI by introducing spatial variation in estimated diffusion tensors. Recent studies have...

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Time-distance vision transformers in lung cancer diagnosis from longitudinal computed tomography.

Dec. 2, 2022—Thomas Z. Li, Kaiwen Xu, Riqiang Gao, Yucheng Tang, Thomas A. Lasko, Fabien Maldonado, Kim Sandler, Bennett A. Landman. Time-distance vision transformers in lung cancer diagnosis from longitudinal computed tomography. SPIE Medical Imaging 2022. Full text: arxiv.org/abs/2209.01676 Abstract Features learned from single radiologic images are unable to provide information about whether and how much a lesion...

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Predicting Crohn’s disease severity in the colon using mixed cell nucleus density from pseudo labels

Dec. 1, 2022—Lucas W. Remedios, Shunxing Bao, Cailey I. Kerley, Leon Y. Cai, François Rheault, Ruining Deng, Can Cui, Sophie Chiron, Ken S. Lau, Joseph T. Roland, Mary K. Washington, Lori A. Coburn, Keith T. Wilson, Yuankai Huo, Bennett A. Landman (2023). Predicting Crohn’s disease severity in the colon using mixed cell nucleus density from pseudo labels....

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Extending the value of routine lung screening CT with quantitative body composition assessment

Nov. 28, 2022—Kaiwen Xu, Riqiang Gao, Yucheng Tang, Steve A. Deppen, Kim L. Sandler, Michael N. Kammer, Sanja L. Antic, Fabien Maldonado, Yuankai Huo, Mirza S. Khan, Bennett A. Landman Abstract Certain body composition phenotypes, like sarcopenia, are well established as predictive markers for post-surgery complications and overall survival of lung cancer patients. However, their association with...

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SynBOLD-DisCo: Synthetic BOLD images for distortion correction of fMRI without additional calibration scans

Nov. 13, 2022—Tian Yu*, Leon Y. Cai*, Victoria L. Morgan, Sarah E. Goodale, Dario J. Englot, Catherine E. Chang, Bennett A. Landman, and Kurt G. Schilling * Equal first authorship https://github.com/MASILab/SynBOLD-DisCo Abstract The blood oxygen level dependent (BOLD) signal from functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) is a noninvasive technique that has been widely used in research to...

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Batch size: go big or go home? Counterintuitive improvement in medical autoencoders with smaller batch size

Nov. 13, 2022—Cailey I. Kerley*, Leon Y. Cai*, Yucheng Tang, Lori L. Beason-Held, Susan M. Resnick, Laurie E. Cutting, and Bennett A. Landman. *Equal first authorship Abstract Batch size is a key hyperparameter in training deep learning models. Conventional wisdom suggests larger batches produce improved model performance. Here we present evidence to the contrary, particularly when using autoencoders...

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3D UX-Net: A Large Kernel Volumetric ConvNet Modernizing Hierarchical Transformer for Medical Image Segmentation

Oct. 6, 2022—Ho Hin Lee, Shunxing Bao, Yuankai Huo, Bennett A. Landman, “3D UX-Net: A Large Kernel Volumetric ConvNet Modernizing Hierarchical Transformer for Medical Image Segmentation”, arXiv 2022 Full Text Abstract Vision transformers (ViTs) have quickly superseded convolutional networks (ConvNets) as the current state-of-the-art (SOTA) models for medical image segmentation. Hierarchical transformers (e.g., Swin Transformers) reintroduced several...

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Integrating the BIDS Neuroimaging Data Format and Workflow Optimization for Large-Scale Medical Image Analysis

Aug. 3, 2022—Shunxing Bao, Brian D Boyd, Praitayini Kanakaraj, Karthik Ramadass,  Francisco A. C. Meyer, Yuqian Liu, William E. Duett, Yuankai Huo, Ilwoo Lyu, David H. Zald, Seth A. Smith, Baxter P. Rogers, Bennett A. Landman. Integrating the BIDS Neuroimaging Data Format and Workflow Optimization for Large-Scale Medical Image Analysis. J Digit Imaging (2022). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10278-022-00679-8 Full Text Abstract A robust medical image computing...

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The influence of regions of interest on tractography virtual dissection protocols: general principles to learn and to follow

Jul. 26, 2022—Rheault, Francois, Kurt G. Schilling, Sami Obaid, John P. Begnoche, Laurie E. Cutting, Maxime Descoteaux, Bennett A. Landman, and Laurent Petit. “The influence of regions of interest on tractography virtual dissection protocols: general principles to learn and to follow.” Brain Structure and Function (2022): 1-17. Full Text Abstract Purpose: Efficient communication across fields of research is challenging, especially...

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