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Segmentation and Linear Measurement for Body Composition Analysis using Slice-O-Matic and Horos

DOI :

10.3791/61674-v

13:35 min

March 21st, 2021

March 21st, 2021

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1Department of Urology, Emory University School of Medicine, 2Northeast Ohio Medical University, 3Department of Urology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 4Department of Medical Oncology, Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, 5Department of Urology, University of Washington

Segmentation and linear measurements quantify skeletal muscle mass and adipose tissues using Computed Tomography and/or Magnetic Resonance Imaging images. Here, we outline the use of Slice-O-Matic software and Horos image viewer for rapid and accurate analysis of body composition. These methods can provide important information for prognosis and risk stratification.

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