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Evolution of brain tumor growth model: a back-in-time approach

Aboaba, Abdulfattah A. and Hameed, Shihab A. and Khalifa, Othman Omran and Hassan Abdalla Hashim, Aisha and Harun, Rahmat H. and Mohd Zain, Norzaini Rose (2012) Evolution of brain tumor growth model: a back-in-time approach. In: International Conference on Computer and Communication Engineering (ICCCE 2012), 3-5 July 2012, Seri Pacific Hotel Kuala Lumpur.

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One of the crucial stages in Image Guided Surgery (IGS) protocol is the IGS planning stage, the major requirements at that stage are to determine tumor extent and size by reconstructing tumor slices, and to determine the best way to approach affected site. The surgeon is clinically responsible to do these with the aid of IGS software that is fashioned in line with the surgeon training. It has been observed that lots of time used at that stage could be saved if a good model that will accurately estimate tumor growth from few slices could be developed to assist at that stage. This paper presents a tumor growth modeling approach based on step response of electrical energy devices, and its application to tumor estimation using non-IGS protocol image slices to produce tumor area estimation that is comparable for image reconstruction purposes with tumor area found on the thin slice IGS protocol images, thereby eliminating the need for time consuming IGS protocol imaging.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)
Additional Information: 4428/28492
Uncontrolled Keywords: IGS Planning, tumor extent, step response, tumor estimation, IGS software, saves time
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General) > T173.2 Technological change
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Kulliyyah of Engineering
Depositing User: Prof Shihab Hameed
Date Deposited: 17 Jan 2013 15:06
Last Modified: 12 Aug 2020 11:31
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/28492

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