Challenges and Solutions in Clinical Image Analysis

Friday, October 8, 2010 - 1:25pm - 2:25pm
Vincent 16
Osama Masoud (ViTAL Images, Inc.)
Medical Imaging continues to be an area of active research with a wide spectrum of interesting problems. The large increase in data size and the risks of radiation dose to patients are among some recent challenges that emerged in the CT scanner world and require solutions in the industry. This presentation will give an overview of some of the problems that come up in the development of advanced medical analysis software that deals with scanner data. The presentation will go into some detail to discuss challenges and solutions with respect to two problems: Brain perfusion calculation and speed optimization of a particular basic operation.