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1. (WO2017150497) DIAGNOSIS SUPPORT SYSTEM FOR LESION IN LUNG FIELD, AND METHOD AND PROGRAM FOR CONTROLLING SAME

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/150497    International Application No.:    PCT/JP2017/007668
Publication Date: Sat Sep 09 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Wed Mar 01 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: A61B 6/03
Applicants: KANAGAWA PREFECTURAL HOSPITAL ORGANIZATION
地方独立行政法人神奈川県立病院機構
GOTOH, Toshiyuki
後藤 敏行
Inventors: GOTOH, Toshiyuki
後藤 敏行
IWASAWA, Tae
岩澤 多恵
IWAO, Yuma
岩男 悠真
Title: DIAGNOSIS SUPPORT SYSTEM FOR LESION IN LUNG FIELD, AND METHOD AND PROGRAM FOR CONTROLLING SAME
Abstract:
Disclosed is a novel diagnosis support means that has excellent performance of diagnosing a lesion in a lung field such as interstitial pneumonia and enables differentiation between IPF and NSIP which has been regarded as very difficult. The diagnosis support system according to the present invention for a lesion in a lung filed comprises: an image acquisition unit for acquiring a breast tomographic image obtained by photographing a subject; a lung peripheral region extraction unit for, from the breast tomographic image, extracting a peripheral region of the lung at an arbitrarily preset depth from the pleural surface; a feature amount acquisition unit for acquiring one or more feature amounts from the lung peripheral region; a lesion identification unit for identifying a lesion within the lung peripheral region on the basis of the one or more feature amounts acquired above; and an output unit for outputting the result of the lesion identification.