Medical Imaging

Image analysis and statistical inference in neuroimaging with R

R is a language and environment for statistical computing and graphics. It can be considered an alternative implementation of the S language developed in the 1970s and 1980s for data analysis and graphics (Becker and Chambers, 1984; Becker et al., …

Working with the DICOM and NIfTI Data Standards in R

Two packages, oro.dicom and oro.nifti, are provided for the interaction with and manipulation of medical imaging data that conform to the DICOM standard or ANALYZE/ NIfTI formats. DICOM data, from a single file or directory tree, may be uploaded into …

Spatio-Temporal Modelling of First-Pass Perfusion Cardiovascular MRI

Myocardial perfusion MRI provides valuable insight into how coronary artery and microvascular diseases affect myocardial tissue. Stenosis in a coronary vessel leads to reduced maximum blood flow (MBF), but collaterals may secure the blood supply of …