Texture Feature analysis using Computed Tomography Imaging in Fatty Liver Disease Patients

Fatty Liver 환자의 컴퓨터단층촬영 영상을 이용한 질감특징분석

Park, Hyong-Hu;Park, Ji-Koon;Choi, Il-Hong;Kang, Sang-Sik;Noh, Si-Cheol;Jung, Bong-Jae

  • Received : 2016.01.14
  • Accepted : 2016.02.29
  • Published : 2016.02.29


In this study we proposed a texture feature analysis algorithm that distinguishes between a normal image and a diseased image using CT images of some fatty liver patients, and generates both Eigen images and test images which can be applied to the proposed computer aided diagnosis system in order to perform a quantitative analysis for 6 parameters. And through the analysis, we derived and evaluated the recognition rate of CT images of fatty liver. As the results of examining over 30 example CT images of fatty liver, the recognition rates representing a specific texture feature-value are as follows: some appeared to be as high as 100% including Average Gray Level, Entropy 96.67%, Skewness 93.33%, and Smoothness while others showed a little low disease recognition rate: 83.33% for Uniformity 86.67% and for Average Contrast 80%. Consequently, based on this research result, if a software that enables a computer aided diagnosis system for medical images is developed, it will lead to the availability for the automatic detection of a diseased spot in CT images of fatty liver and quantitative analysis. And they can be used as computer aided diagnosis data, resulting in the increased accuracy and the shortened time in the stage of final reading.


Fatty Liver;Texture Feature Analysis;Recognition Rate;Computer Aided Diagnosis


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