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Development of CT texture analysis in COPD and association with visual scoring and DLCO

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posted on 21.05.2021, 10:16 by V. Lui, W. C. Tan, J. C. Hogg, H. O. Coxson, M. Kirby
Objectives: • To determine if CT texture features, such as GLCM and FD, can differentiate patients with COPD from healthy volunteers, and are related to lung function • To determine if CT texture features are association with qualitative visual scoring • To determine if CT texture features are significantly associated with COPD outcomes, independent of qualitative scoring and standard quantitative CT emphysema measurements Hypothesis: • CT texture features can be developed to objectively aid in quantifying the severity of emphysema, and may provide information complementary to qualitative visual assessment