International Journal of Medical Imaging

Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2019

  • Medical Image Compression Based on Combining Region Growing and Wavelet Transform

    Elnomery Allam Zanaty, Sherif Mostafa Ibrahim

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2019
    Pages: 57-65
    Received: Aug. 20, 2019
    Accepted: Sep. 17, 2019
    Published: Sep. 27, 2019
    Abstract: Medical data grows very fast and hence medical institutions need to store high volume of data about their patients. Medical images are one of the most important data types about patients. As a result, hospitals have a high volume of images that require a huge storage space and transmission bandwidth to store these images. Most of the time transmiss... Show More
  • The Utility of Diffusion Weighted Imaging and Dynamic Contrast Enhanced MRI Techniques in Differentiation Between Benign and Malignant Uterine Masses

    Al-Shimaa Magdy Ammar, Mohammed Mahmoud Dawoud, Mohamed Mohamed Hefeda, Manal Ezzat Badawy, Essmat Hamdy Abozaid

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2019
    Pages: 66-80
    Received: Jul. 12, 2019
    Accepted: Aug. 15, 2019
    Published: Sep. 30, 2019
    Abstract: The aim of the present study was to evaluate the role of diffusion weighted imaging (DWI) and dynamic contrast enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (DCE-MRI) in the differentiation between benign and malignant endometrial, uterine and cervical masses. The study included 78 patients. All patients had uterine or cervical masses on ultrasound examinati... Show More