IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering

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Efficient Bronchoscopic Video Summarization
Bronchoscopy enables many minimally invasive chest procedures for diseases such as lung cancer and asthma. Guided by the bronchoscope’s video stream, a physician can navigate the complex three-dimensional (3-D) airway tree to collect tissue samples or administer a disease treatment.... Read more
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Optimize Transfer Learning for Lung Diseases in Bronchoscopy Using a New Concept: Sequential Fine-Tuning
        Bronchoscopy inspection, as a follow-up procedure next to the radiological imaging, plays a key role in the diagnosis and treatment design for lung disease patients. When performing bronchoscopy, doctors have to make a decision immediately whether to perform a biopsy.... Read more
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Methods for 2D and 3D Endobronchial Ultrasound Image Segmentation
Xiaonan Zang, Rebecca Bascom, Christopher Gilbert, Jennifer Toth, and William E. Higgins, The Pennsylvania State University, USA Endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS) is now commonly used for cancer-staging bronchoscopy. Unfortunately, EBUS is challenging to use, and interpreting EBUS video sequences is difficult. Other ultrasound imaging... Read more
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Optimal Procedure Planning and Guidance System for Peripheral Bronchoscopy
Jason D. Gibbs, Michael W. Graham, Rebecca Bascom, Duane C. Cornish, Rahul Khare, and William E. Higgins, Pennsylvania State University Volume: 61, Issue, 3, Page: 638-657 Summary: With the development of multi-detector computed tomography (MDCT) scanners and ultrathin bronchoscopes, the use of... Read more