Quantification of COPD biomarkers in thoracic CT scans

L. Estrella

  • Promotor: B. van Ginneken and M. Prokop
  • Copromotor: E. van Rikxoort
  • Graduation year: 2019
  • Radboud University, Nijmegen
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Abstract

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.