Quantification of COPD biomarkers in thoracic CT scans

L.G. Estrella

Promotor: B. van Ginneken, M. Prokop
Copromotor: E.van Rikxoort
Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
March 28, 2019


In this thesis we present an automatic method to quantify tracheal abnonnalities in thoracic CT images from COPD patients and validated a CT standardization pro­ tocol that allows for a robust quantification of emphysema that is independent of reconstruction settings. This section contains a general summary of every chapter in this thesis.

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