Image processing to improve detection of mesial temporal sclerosis in adults

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Abstract

SUMMARY: In this retrospective case-control study, we investigated whether an image-processing algorithm designed to exaggerate the intensity of diseased hippocampi on FLAIR images can improve the diagnostic accuracy and interobserver reliability of radiologists in detecting mesial temporal sclerosis-related hippocampal signal alteration. Herein, we share the results of this study that showed that the image processing improved the confidence of radiologists in detecting mesial temporal sclerosis-related signal alteration, allowing an improved sensitivity, specificity, and interobserver reliability.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)798-801
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican Journal of Neuroradiology
Volume40
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2019

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