Publications of Nikolas Lessmann

Papers in international journals

  1. A. Schreuder, C. Jacobs, N. Lessmann, M. Broeders, M. Silva, I. Išgum, P. de Jong, M. van den Heuvel, N. Sverzellati, M. Prokop, U. Pastorino, C. Schaefer-Prokop and B. van Ginneken, "Scan-based competing death risk model for reevaluating lung cancer computed tomography screening eligibility", European Respiratory Journal, 2022;59(5):2101613.
    Abstract DOI PMID
  2. M. Huisman and N. Lessmann, "Automatic Brand Identification of Orthopedic Implants from Radiographs: Ready for the Next Step?", Radiology: Artificial Intelligence, 2022;4(2):e220008.
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  3. M. Dekker, F. Waissi, M. Silvis, J. Bennekom, A. Schoneveld, R. de Winter, I. Isgum, N. Lessmann, B. Velthuis, G. Pasterkamp, A. Mosterd, L. Timmers and D. de Kleijn, "High Levels of Osteoprotegerin Are Associated with Coronary Artery Calcification in Patients Suspected of a Chronic Coronary Syndrome", Nature Scientific Reports, 2021;11(1):18946.
    Abstract DOI PMID Algorithm
  4. B. de Vos, N. Lessmann, P. de Jong and I. Išgum, "Deep Learning–Quantified Calcium Scores for Automatic Cardiovascular Mortality Prediction at Lung Screening Low-Dose CT", Radiology: Cardiothoracic Imaging, 2021;3(2):e190219.
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  5. R. Gal, S. van Velzen, M. Hooning, M. Emaus, F. van der Leij, M. Gregorowitsch, E. Blezer, S. Gernaat, N. Lessmann, M. Sattler, T. Leiner, P. de Jong, A. Teske, J. Verloop, J. Penninkhof, I. Vaartjes, H. Meijer, J. van Tol-Geerdink, J. Pignol, D. van den Bongard, I. Išgum and H. Verkooijen, "Identification of Risk of Cardiovascular Disease by Automatic Quantification of Coronary Artery Calcifications on Radiotherapy Planning CT Scans in Patients With Breast Cancer", JAMA Oncology, 2021;7(7):1024-1032.
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  6. A. Schreuder, C. Jacobs, N. Lessmann, M. Broeders, M. Silva, I. Išgum, P. de Jong, N. Sverzellati, M. Prokop, U. Pastorino, C. Schaefer-Prokop and B. van Ginneken, "Combining pulmonary and cardiac computed tomography biomarkers for disease-specific risk modelling in lung cancer screening", European Respiratory Journal, 2021;58(3):2003386.
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  7. J. Bartstra, F. Draaisma, S. Zwakenberg, N. Lessmann, J. Wolterink, Y. van der Schouw, P. de Jong and J. Beulens, "Six months vitamin K treatment does not affect systemic arterial calcification or bone mineral density in diabetes mellitus 2", European Journal of Nutrition, 2021;60:1691-1699.
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  8. N. Lessmann, C. Sánchez, L. Beenen, L. Boulogne, M. Brink, E. Calli, J. Charbonnier, T. Dofferhoff, W. van Everdingen, P. Gerke, B. Geurts, H. Gietema, M. Groeneveld, L. van Harten, N. Hendrix, W. Hendrix, H. Huisman, I. Isgum, C. Jacobs, R. Kluge, M. Kok, J. Krdzalic, B. Lassen-Schmidt, K. van Leeuwen, J. Meakin, M. Overkamp, T. van Rees Vellinga, E. van Rikxoort, R. Samperna, C. Schaefer-Prokop, S. Schalekamp, E. Scholten, C. Sital, L. Stöger, J. Teuwen, K. Vaidhya Venkadesh, C. de Vente, M. Vermaat, W. Xie, B. de Wilde, M. Prokop and B. van Ginneken, "Automated Assessment of COVID-19 Reporting and Data System and Chest CT Severity Scores in Patients Suspected of Having COVID-19 Using Artificial Intelligence", Radiology, 2021;298(1):E18-E28.
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  9. C. de Vente, L. Boulogne, K. Venkadesh, C. Sital, N. Lessmann, C. Jacobs, C. Sánchez and B. van Ginneken, "Automated COVID-19 Grading with Convolutional Neural Networks in Computed Tomography Scans: A Systematic Comparison", IEEE Transactions on Artificial Intelligence, 2021.
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  10. A. Sekuboyina, M. Husseini, A. Bayat, M. Löffler, H. Liebl, H. Li, G. Tetteh, J. Kukačka, C. Payer, D. Štern, M. Urschler, M. Chen, D. Cheng, N. Lessmann, Y. Hu, T. Wang, D. Yang, D. Xu, F. Ambellan, T. Amiranashvili, M. Ehlke, H. Lamecker, S. Lehnert, M. Lirio, N. de Olaguer, H. Ramm, M. Sahu, A. Tack, S. Zachow, T. Jiang, X. Ma, C. Angerman, X. Wang, K. Brown, A. Kirszenberg, É. Puybareau, D. Chen, Y. Bai, B. Rapazzo, T. Yeah, A. Zhang, S. Xu, F. Hou, Z. He, C. Zeng, Z. Xiangshang, X. Liming, T. Netherton, R. Mumme, L. Court, Z. Huang, C. He, L. Wang, S. Ling, L. Huỳnh, N. Boutry, R. Jakubicek, J. Chmelik, S. Mulay, M. Sivaprakasam, J. Paetzold, S. Shit, I. Ezhov, B. Wiestler, B. Glocker, A. Valentinitsch, M. Rempfler, B. Menze and J. Kirschke, "VerSe: A Vertebrae labelling and segmentation benchmark for multi-detector CT images", Medical Image Analysis, 2021;73:102166.
    Abstract DOI Cited by ~2
  11. A. Hering, S. Häger, J. Moltz, N. Lessmann, S. Heldmann and B. van Ginneken, "CNN-based Lung CT Registration with Multiple Anatomical Constraints", Medical Image Analysis, 2021;72:102139.
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  12. C. van 't Klooster, H. Nathoe, J. Hjortnaes, M. Bots, I. Isgum, N. Lessmann, Y. van der Graaf, T. Leiner and F. Visseren, "Multifocal cardiovascular calcification in patients with established cardiovascular disease; prevalence, risk factors, and relation with recurrent cardiovascular disease", International Journal of Cardiology: Heart and Vasculature, 2020;27:100499.
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  13. S. van Velzen, N. Lessmann, B. Velthuis, I. Bank, D. van den Bongard, T. Leiner, P. de Jong, W. Veldhuis, A. Correa, J. Terry, J. Carr, M. Viergever, H. Verkooijen and I. Išgum, "Deep learning for automatic calcium scoring in CT: Validation using multiple cardiac CT and chest CT protocols", Radiology, 2020;295(1):66-79.
    Abstract DOI PMID Cited by ~10
  14. M. Dekker, F. Waissi, I. Bank, N. Lessmann, I. Išgum, B. Velthuis, A. Scholtens, G. Leenders, G. Pasterkamp, D. de Kleijn, L. Timmers and A. Mosterd, "Automated calcium scores collected during myocardial perfusion imaging improve identification of obstructive coronary artery disease", International Journal of Cardiology: Heart and Vasculature, 2020;26:100434.
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  15. C. Celeng, R. Takx, N. Lessmann, P. Maurovich-Horvat, T. Leiner, I. Išgum and P. de Jong, "The association between marital status, coronary computed tomography imaging biomarkers, and mortality in a lung cancer screening population", Journal of Thoracic Imaging, 2020;35:204-209.
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  16. N. Khalili, N. Lessmann, E. Turk, N. Claessens, R. de Heus, T. Kolk, M. Viergever, M. Benders and I. Išgum, "Automatic brain tissue segmentation in fetal MRI using convolutional neural networks", Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 2019;64:77-89.
    Abstract DOI PMID Cited by ~13
  17. N. Lessmann, B. van Ginneken, P. de Jong and I. Išgum, "Iterative fully convolutional neural networks for automatic vertebra segmentation and identification", Medical Image Analysis, 2019;53:142-155.
    Abstract DOI PMID arXiv Cited by ~29
  18. N. Lessmann, P. de Jong, C. Celeng, R. Takx, M. Viergever, B. van Ginneken and I. Išgum, "Sex Differences in Coronary Artery and Thoracic Aorta Calcification and Their Association With Cardiovascular Mortality in Heavy Smokers", JACC Cardiovascular Imaging, 2019;12:1808-1817.
    Abstract DOI PMID Cited by ~6
  19. B. de Vos, J. Wolterink, T. Leiner, P. de Jong, N. Lessmann and I. Išgum, "Direct automatic coronary calcium scoring in cardiac and chest CT", IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, 2019;38:2127-38.
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  20. M. Emaus, I. Išgum, S. van Velzen, H. van den Bongard, S. Gernaat, N. Lessmann, M. Sattler, A. Teske, J. Penninkhof, H. Meijer, J. Pignol and H. Verkooijen, "Bragatston study protocol: a multicentre cohort study on automated quantification of cardiovascular calcifications on radiotherapy planning CT scans for cardiovascular risk prediction in patients with breast cancer", BMJ Open, 2019;9:e028752.
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  21. N. Lessmann, B. van Ginneken, M. Zreik, P. de Jong, B. de Vos, M. Viergever and I. Išgum, "Automatic calcium scoring in low-dose chest CT using deep neural networks with dilated convolutions", IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, 2018;37(2):615-625.
    Abstract DOI PMID arXiv Cited by ~72
  22. S. Gernaat, S. van Velzen, V. Koh, M. Emaus, I. Išgum, N. Lessmann, S. Moes, A. Jacobson, P. Tan, D. Grobbee, D. van den Bongard, J. Tang and H. Verkooijen, "Automatic quantification of calcifications in the coronary arteries and thoracic aorta on radiotherapy planning CT scans of Western and Asian breast cancer patients", Radiotherapy and Oncology, 2018;127:487-492.
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  23. J. Šprem, B. de Vos, N. Lessmann, P. de Jong, M. Viergever and I. Išgum, "Impact of automatically detected motion artifacts on coronary calcium scoring in chest computed tomography", Journal of Medical Imaging, 2018;5:044007.
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  24. M. Zreik, N. Lessmann, R. van Hamersvelt, J. Wolterink, M. Voskuil, M. Viergever, T. Leiner and I. Išgum, "Deep learning analysis of the myocardium in coronary CT angiography for identification of patients with functionally significant coronary artery stenosis", Medical Image Analysis, 2018;44:72-85.
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  25. J. Šprem, B. de Vos, N. Lessmann, R. van Hamersvelt, M. Greuter, P. de Jong, T. Leiner, M. Viergever and I. Išgum, "Coronary calcium scoring with partial volume correction in anthropomorphic thorax phantom and screening chest CT images", PLoS One, 2018;13:e0209318.
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  26. E. Pompe, P. de Jong, D. Lynch, N. Lessmann, I. Išgum, B. van Ginneken, J. Lammers and F. Mohamed Hoesein, "Computed tomographic findings in subjects who died from respiratory disease in the National Lung Screening Trial", European Respiratory Journal, 2017;49(4):1601814.
    Abstract DOI PMID Cited by ~10
  27. N. Lessmann, D. Drömann and A. Schlaefer, "Feasibility of respiratory motion-compensated stereoscopic X-ray tracking for bronchoscopy", International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery, 2013;9:199-209.
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Preprints

  1. N. Lessmann and B. van Ginneken, "Random smooth gray value transformations for cross modality learning with gray value invariant networks", arXiv:2003.06158, 2020.
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Papers in conference proceedings

  1. S. van Velzen, M. Zreik, N. Lessmann, M. Viergever, P. de Jong, H. Verkooijen and I. Išgum, "Direct prediction of cardiovascular mortality from low-dose chest CT using deep learning", Medical Imaging, 2019.
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  2. N. Lessmann, J. Wolterink, M. Zreik, M. Viergever, B. van Ginneken and I. Isgum, "Vertebra partitioning with thin-plate spline surfaces steered by a convolutional neural network", Medical Imaging with Deep Learning, 2019.
    Abstract arXiv Cited by ~1
  3. N. Lessmann, B. van Ginneken, P. de Jong and I. Išgum, "Iterative fully convolutional neural networks for automatic vertebra segmentation", Medical Imaging with Deep Learning, 2018.
    Abstract Url
  4. N. Lessmann, B. van Ginneken and I. Išgum, "Iterative convolutional neural networks for automatic vertebra identification and segmentation in CT images", Medical Imaging, 2018;10574.
    Abstract DOI Cited by ~21
  5. N. Lessmann, I. Išgum, A. Setio, B. de Vos, F. Ciompi, P. de Jong, M. Oudkerk, W. Mali, M. Viergever and B. van Ginneken, "Deep convolutional neural networks for automatic coronary calcium scoring in a screening study with low-dose chest CT", Medical Imaging, 2016;9785:978511-1 - 978511-6.
    Abstract DOI Cited by ~25

Abstracts

  1. N. Khalili, N. Lessmann, E. Turk, M. Viergever, M. Benders and I. Išgum, "Brain tissue segmentation in fetal MRI using convolutional neural networks with simulated intensity inhomogeneities", Annual Meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 2019.
    Abstract
  2. C. van 't Klooster, H. Nathoe, J. Hjortnaes, M. Bots, I. Isgum, N. Lessmann, Y. van der Graaf, T. Leiner and F. Visseren, "Prevalence and risk factors of multifocal cardiovascular calcification in patients at high cardiovascular risk", European Society of Cardiology Congress, 2019.
    Abstract
  3. S. van Velzen, N. Lessmann, M. Emaus, H. van den Bongard, H. Verkooijen and I. Išgum, "Deep learning for calcium scoring in radiotherapy treatment planning CT scans in breast cancer patients", Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, 2019.
    Abstract
  4. S. van Velzen, J. Terry, B. de Vos, N. Lessmann, S. Nair, A. Correa, H. Verkooijen, J. Carr and I. Išgum, "Automatic prediction of coronary heart disease events using coronary and thoracic aorta calcium among african americans in the Jackson Heart Study", Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, 2019.
    Abstract
  5. A. Schreuder, C. Jacobs, N. Lessmann, E. Scholten, I. Isgum, M. Prokop, C. Schaefer-Prokop and B. van Ginneken, "Improved Lung Cancer and Mortality Prediction Accuracy Using Survival Models Based on Semi-Automatic CT Image Measurements", World Conference on Lung Cancer, 2018.
    Abstract
  6. R. van Hamersvelt, M. Zreik, N. Lessmann, J. Wolterink, M. Voskuil, M. Viergever, T. Leiner and I. Išgum, "Improving Specificity of Coronary CT Angiography for the Detection of Functionally Significant Coronary Artery Disease: A Deep Learning Approach", Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, 2017.
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  7. B. de Vos, N. Lessmann, P. de Jong, M. Viergever and I. Išgum, "Direct coronary artery calcium scoring in low-dose chest CT using deep learning analysis", Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, 2017.
    Abstract
  8. N. Lessmann, B. van Ginneken, P. de Jong, W. Veldhuis, M. Viergever and I. Išgum, "Deep learning analysis for automatic calcium scoring in routine chest CT", Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, 2017.
    Abstract
  9. M. Zreik, N. Lessmann, R. van Hamersvelt, J. Wolterink, M. Voskuil, M. Viergever, T. Leiner and I. Išgum, "Deep learning analysis of the left ventricular myocardium in cardiac CT images enables detection of functionally significant coronary artery stenosis regardless of coronary anatomy", Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, 2017.
    Abstract
  10. F. Mohamed Hoesein, E. Pompe, D. Lynch, N. Lessmann, J. Lammers, I. Išgum and P. de Jong, "Computed tomographic findings are associated with respiratory mortality in the National Lung Screening Trial", Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, 2016.
    Abstract
  11. N. Lessmann, I. Išgum, S. Lam, J. Mayo, P. de Jong, M. Viergever and B. van Ginneken, "Automatic coronary calcium scoring and cardiovascular risk estimation in the Pan-Canadian lung cancer screening trial", Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, 2015.
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PhD theses

  1. N. Lessmann, "Machine Learning based quantification of extrapulmonary diseases in chest CT", 2019.
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