Aortic Major Diameters Comparison

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The pictures above are measurements done by Stanford’s 3DQ Lab and are taken from one patient’s CT scans over a 3 year period.  It shows an aortic dissection that becomes aneurysmal. An aneurysm is defined as an abnormal bulge of…

Calcium Scoring

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46 Year old male with a family history of (CAD) CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE presenting with chest pain. A CT scan was performed to measure the amount of calcium in the coronary arteries. Upon post processing of the calcium score on a sophisticated software…

Fractional Tumor Burden

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A 57 year-old male with a history of brain tumor surgically removed in 1999 and underwent focal radiation therapy. 17 years later, the tumor resurfaced. A magnetic resonance image (MRI) exam of the brain was performed using contrast media that…

Virtual Colonoscopy

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This 60 year old female patient underwent a CT Virtual Colonoscopy exam for screening. The purpose of this exam is to examine the large intestine for cancer and growths called polyps. Patients receive a bowel preparation kit which helps to…

April 2017 – Tractography

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Three-dimensional fiber tract reconstruction (Tractography) based on Diffusion Tensor Imaging (DTI) is becoming a widely-used tool to study and visualize human white matter (nerve pathways) anatomy. T1 and T2 data sets from MRI studies are…

February 2017 – Aortic Surveillance

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Cross-Section: VR Movie: 70 year-old male has an aortic dissection that begins in the Ascending Aorta and extends along the Aorta involving multiple abdominal and pelvic arteries along the course. The video with black/white image…

January 2017 – Lesion Tracking

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75 yr. old female, diagnosed with Parotid Adenocarcinoma metastasis to the lung. Figure A demonstrates the longest diameters of three lung nodules (one per row) at four time points (one per column), consistent with known history of metastatic…