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Tumor Volume Determination Technique Using Pixel Filling and Discrete Integral Function

Abdulfattah A. Aboaba1, Shihab A. Hameed2, Othman O. Khalifa2, Aisha H. Abdalla2, Rahmat Harun @ Haron3 and Norzaini Rose Mohd Zain4
1 Computer Engineering Department, University of Maiduguri, Maiduguri, Nigeria
2 Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, International Islamic University Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
3 Klinik Pakar Neurosurgeri, Hospital Queen Elizabeth, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
4 Radiology Department, Hospital Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Abstract—The subject of tumor has generated lots of interest from the medical point of view and recently from engineering/research perspective owing to advancement in medical equipment and increased computerization in many areas including medical field. This paper discusses a postsegmentation tumor volume determination technique that employs mainly pixel filling, and the application of discrete integral function to determine tumor volume. The prior steps taken involve finding pixel area resolution, image field of view (FOV), then FFT-Based interpolation to achieve smaller decimation of tumor area, and finally the use of discrete integral function (DIF) to accurately determine tumor volume. The result of the work will enhance the field of oncology in general, and image guided surgery (IGS) in particular.

Index Terms—pixel filling, tumor quantification, FFT-based interpolation, discrete integral function

Cite: Abdulfattah A. Aboaba, Shihab A. Hameed, Othman O. Khalifa, Aisha H. Abdalla, Rahmat Harun @ Haron and Norzaini Rose Mohd Zain, "Tumor Volume Determination Technique Using Pixel Filling and Discrete Integral Function" International Journal of Pharma Medicine and Biological Sciences, Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 188-191, July 2015.
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