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TexRAD gives guest lecture at the Korean Society of Medical Physics Annual Spring Meeting

Korean Society Medical Physics Annual Spring Meeting

Earlier this week, Dr Balaji Ganeshan travelled to South Korea to give a presentation at the Korean Society Medical Physics Annual Spring Meeting. Dr Ganeshan gave a talk titled “Quantifying Tumour Heterogeneity with TexRAD Texture Analysis on CT and MRI – Ready for Prime Time?”.
The TexRAD presentation was received with much enthusiasm from the meetings delegates. Furthermore, the TexRAD exhibition stand generated a lot of heavy traffic with excitement around TexRAD texture analysis and its uses in medical imaging. Dr Ganeshan said about the trip –

This visit marked the introduction of TexRAD into the new market of radiation oncology in South Korea, this is in addition to the existing TexRAD customer base in radiology. South Korea is well known for its advancement in medical technology and TexRAD definitely has a part to play in this space.

TexRAD Attends ECR 2018

TexRAD is attending the annual European Congress of Radiology held by the European Society of Radiology from the 28th of February to the 4th March 2018 in Vienna, Austria.

This year we are proud to say that at ECR there will be at least 12 presentations from our customer sites spread across the globe. These are focused predominantly on CT texture analysis (CTTA) and few on MR texture analysis (MRTA). A brief list of the individual presentations is provided as below.

We invite those of you in attendance to get in contact with the TexRAD team to arrange a meeting where we will be happy to discuss the many possibilities of TexRAD texture analysis and your research needs. You can contact Dr Ganeshan the inventor of TexRAD on balaji@texrad.co.uk and Dr Riaz our TexRAD Product Manager on zahra.riaz@cambridge-imaging.co.uk.

Looking forward to seeing you there!

(Note a full ECR programme can be downloaded from here: https://www.myesr.org/congress/scientific-programme/ searching for the session ID in the table below in the programme will take you straight to the relevant section.)

Science Session ID Details
SS 216 Colorectal cancer revisited
Wednesday, February 28th 10.30am, B-0162, M building, First Level, Room M3
Title: ‘MRI texture analysis of rectal cancer with mono- and multivariate analysis using machine learning artificial intelligence’

Authors: R. Ferrari, C. Voena, C. Mancini, M. Zerunian, F. Rivosecchi, V. Marè, R. Paramatti1, R. Faccini, A. Laghi; Rome/IT Latina/IT

SS 216 Colorectal cancer revisited
Wednesday, February 28th 10.46am, B-0164, M building, First Level, Room M3
Title: ‘Performance of texture analysis in predicting tumoural response to neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy inrectal cancer patients studied with 3T MR’

Authors: M. Zerunian, D. M. Bellini, D. Caruso, D. De Santis, T. Biondi, A. Laghi; Latina/IT

SS 207 Urinary tract tumours
Wednesday, February 28th 11:18am, AVC building, First Level, Room N
Title: ‘CT texture analysis in clear cell renal cell carcinoma: a radiogenomics prospective’

Authors: S. Badia, D. M. Bellini, C. Marigliano, M. Rengo, M. Osimani, S. Picchia, V. Petrozza, A. Laghi; Latina/IT Milan/IT

SS 201b Innovations in pancreatic imaging
Wednesday, February 28th 11:19am, B-0016, AVC building, Second level, Room C
Title: ‘Use of CT texture analysis as a predictive biomarker of response to neoadjuvant FOLFIRINOX chemotherapy and chemoRT in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma’

Authors: K. S. Burk, M. Patino, R. Canellas, M. J. Patel, D. V. Sahani; Boston/US

SS 316 Cancer radiomics: adding value in cancer
Wednesday, February 28th 14:49pm, B-0357, M building, First Level, Room M3
Title: ‘CT-derived texture analysis in predicting tumoral response to immunotherapy in patients with lung cancer and correlation with iRECIST’

Authors: F. Rivosecchi, D. Caruso, D. De Santis, D. M. Bellini, N. Panvini, M. Rengo, A. Laghi; Latina/IT

SS 316 Cancer radiomics: adding value in cancer
Wednesday, February 28th 14:57pm, B-0358, M building, First Level, Room M3
Title: ‘Evaluating response to chemotherapy in colorectal liver metastases: correlation between CT texture analysis and RECIST criteria’

Authors: N. Panvini, D. Caruso, D. De Santis, D. M. Bellini, F. Rivosecchi, M. Rengo, A. Laghi; Latina/IT

VoE 42 VoE 42 – Chinese
Thursday, March 1st 13.21pm C-2269, AVC building, First Level, Voice of EPOS Stage 2
Title: ‘Quantitative texture analysis of apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) for evaluating histologic differentiated grade of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma’

Authors: Y. Chen, Y. Zhao, H. Xue, Z. Jin, Z. Zhang; 1BEI JING/CN Beijing/CN

RC 816 Monitoring response: the essential guide for all radiologists
Thursday, March 1st 16.51pm, A-345, AVC, Entrance Level Room F2
Title: ‘C. Assessment of response using functional MR and CT imaging: the essentials’

Authors: L. S. Fournier; Paris/FR

SS 1008 Tackling challenges in head and neck cancer imaging
Friday, March 2nd 11.42am, B-0908, AVC building, First Level, Room L8
Title: ‘Can MR textural analysis improve detection of extracapsular nodal spread in patients with oral cavity cancer?’

Authors: R. Frood, E. Y. A. Palkhi, M. Barnfield, R. Prestwich, S. Vaidyanathan, A. F. Scarsbrook; Leeds/GB

MY 14 Head and Neck
Saturday 3rd March 11.14am, B-1192, AVC building, Entrance Level, Sky High Stage
Title: ‘Prognostic significance of PET-based radiomic image features in locally advanced laryngeal and hypo-pharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma’

Authors: H. L. Nelstrop, R. Prestwich, M. Barnfield, G. M. McDermott, A. F. Scarsbrook; Leeds/GB

MY 15 Abdominal and Gastrointestinal
Saturday, 3rd March 14.36pm, B-1264, AVC building, Entrance Level, Sky High Stage
Title: ‘Application of CT texture analysis in evaluating histologic grade of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours’

Authors: S.-h. Cheng, L. Zhu, H. Xue, Z. Jin; Beijing/CN

SS 1802b Contrast-enhanced mammography and phase-contrast CT
Sunday, March 4th 11.02am, B-1413, AVC building, Entrance Level, Room F2
Title: ‘Features from computerised texture analysis of breast cancer on contrast-enhanced spectral mammography to predict tumour aggressiveness’

Authors: C. Bassi, L. S. Fournier, M. Bouaboula, C. Rousseau, A.-S. Jannot, C. Ngo, H. Roussel, F. Chamming’s; Paris/FR

TexRAD gives guest lecture at the University Centre Hospitals of Coimbra, Portugal

Earlier this week, Dr Balaji Ganeshan was invited to give a guest lecture at the University Centre Hospitals of Coimbra in Portugal. Dr Ganeshan gave a talk titled: “Quantifying Tumour Heterogeneity with TexRAD Texture Analysis on CT and MRI – Ready for Prime Time?” at the institute for biomedical imaging and life sciences. Furthermore, Dr Ganeshan was given a tour around the modern imaging and nuclear medicine facilities by the head of Radiology, Professor Caseiro Alves and colleagues. Professor Alves will be presenting at the European Gastro abdominal radiology 2018 meeting in Ireland later this year. As part of his keynote lecture he will discuss his research findings using the TexRAD software. Dr Ganeshan said about the visit “I am very impressed by the state-of-the-art facilities available and I look forward to seeing more great research using TexRAD come from this excellent university”.

TexRAD attending AOCR and IRIA conferences in Mumbai, India

Dr Balaji Ganeshan will be attending the 17th Asian Oceanian Congress of Radiology (AOCR) & 71st National Conference of the Indian Radiological and Imaging Association (IRIA) in Mumbai, India from the 25th-28th January.

We invite those of you in attendance to get in contact with Dr Ganeshan on balaji@texrad.co.uk to arrange to meet with him, where he will be happy to discuss TexRAD texture analysis in medical imaging.

Follow the link for more details on the events: https://aocr2018.org/

TexRAD gives guest lecture at Dr D Y Patil Medical College in India

Dr Balaji Ganeshan presented and gave a demonstration of TexRAD as part of the topic ‘Advances in Medical Imaging’ at the college’s department of radiology on the 3rd of January 2018.

The talk was titled “Quantifying Tumour Heterogeneity with TexRAD Texture Analysis on CT and MRI – Ready for Prime Time?”

Brief Abstract

Tumour heterogeneity is a well-recognised feature of malignancy associated with increased tumour aggression and treatment resistance. It can be evaluated at genetic, epigenetic and phenotypical levels. Heterogeneity can alter biological and physical factors such as vascularity (angiogenesis), necrosis, fibrosis, proliferation and hypoxia etc. Texture analysis of diagnostic images such as CT, MRI and PET can quantify and provide an objective measurement of heterogeneity which can assist in radiological and oncological practice. TexRAD is a well established and widely published technique of Texture analysis.

The talk’s key discussion points included:
·   What does TexRAD texture analysis actually mean?
·   Biological correlates
·   Clinical validation – prognosis, disease-severity, treatment-response/prediction
·   Technical validation
·   Clinical utility and cost-effectiveness

TexRAD Ltd presents at Big-Data, Radiomics and A.I. Symposium in Italy

TexRAD Ltd is looking forward to attending the Big-Data, Radiomics and A.I. Symposium on the 15th to 16th December 2017 in the City of Reggio Emilia, Italy.

Dr. Balaji Ganeshan will be presenting on TexRAD texture analysis of medical images (CT, MRI) in oncology research and discuss the qualification-process of TexRAD as an imaging biomarker and its potential to translate TexRAD research software into clinical practice.

His presentation will take place on Friday the 15th of December at the Company Symposium 1,
“Research, Products & Work in Progress”. The session commences at 14:05.

The title of the talk will be:
Quantifying Tumour Heterogeneity with TexRAD Texture Analysis on CT and MR Data – Ready for Prime Time?

Follow the link for more details on the symposium: http://www.symposium.it/eventi/2017/big-data-radiomics-artificial-intelligence

TexRAD is pleased be one of the sponsors of this symposium

TexRAD Attends RSNA 2017

TexRAD is attending the 103rd scientific assembly and annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America on the 26th November to 1st December 2017 at the McCormick Place in Chicago, USA. 

This year at the RSNA there will be at least 18 presentations (8 of which have won student awards) from our customer sites spread across the globe, focused predominantly on CT texture analysis (CTTA) and few on MR texture analysis (MRTA). A brief list of the individual presentations is provided as below.

(Note the RSNA program is here: https://rsna2017.rsna.org/program/. Searching on the Session ID  in the table below will take you straight to the relevant part of the program.)

Session ID Details
SSA07-06 Science Session with Keynote: Gastrointestinal (Focal Pancreas Masses)
Sunday 10:45-12:15 PM | SSA07 | Room: E353A
Student Travel Stipend Award
Quantitative CT-Derived Texture Analysis: A Novel Imaging Biomarker for Assessment and Predication of Response to Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy in Patient with Stage I/II Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma (PanCA)

Rohit Dewan, DO | Jennifer Miller-Ocuin, MD | Alessandro Furlan, MD | Robert Petrocelli, MD | Herbert J. Zeh, MD | Mitchell E. Tublin, MD | Amir Borhani, MD

SSA07-09 Science Session with Keynote: Gastrointestinal (Focal Pancreas Masses)
Sunday 10:45-12:15 PM | SSA07 | Room: E353A
Student Travel Stipend Award
Quantitative CT-Derived Texture Analysis: A Novel Imaging Biomarker for Predicting Tumor Aggressiveness in Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Neoplasm (PanNET)

Feng Zhang, MD | Anil K. Dasyam, MD | Jonathan McGovern, MD | Alessandro Furlan, MD | Mitchell E. Tublin, MD | Amir Borhani, MD

SSA11-04 Genitourinary (Renal and Adrenal Imaging)
Sunday 10:45-12:15 PM | SSA11 | Room: E353B
Utility of Texture Analysis for Differentiation of Solid Adrenal Lesions

HeiShun Yu, MD | Anushri Parakh, MBBS, MD | Michael A. Blake, MBBCh | Shaunagh McDermott, FFR(RCSI)

SSA11-05 Genitourinary (Renal and Adrenal Imaging)
Sunday 10:45-12:15 PM | SSA11 | Room: E353B
Usefulness of CT Texture Analysis in Characterizing Renal Cancers

Kumaresan Sandrasegaran, MD | Yu Deng, MD,PhD | Aster Samuel, | Sakhi S. Shah, | Michael A. Asare-Sawiri, | Enming Cui, MD | Chandana G. Lall, MD | Chandru P. Sundaram,

SSA18-08 Neuroradiology/Head and Neck (Head and Neck Neoplasms)
Sunday 10:45-12:15 PM | SSA18 | Room: N229
Student Travel Stipend Award
Spectral Dual Energy CT Texture Analysis for the Evaluation and Characterization of Cervical Lymphadenopathy

Matthew Seidler, MD | Behzad Forghani, MENG | Caroline Reinhold, MD, MSc | Almudena Perez, MD | Maryam Bayat | Gabriel Melki, | Reza Forghani, MD, PhD

SSA19-05 Neuroradiology (Dots and Dashes: Image Analysis in Neuroradiology)
Sunday 10:45-12:15 PM | SSA19 | Room: N230B
Student Travel Stipend Award
Can MR Textural Analysis Improve Detection of Extracapsular Nodal Spread in Patients with Oral Cavity Cancer: A Feasibility Study

Russell Frood, MBBCh | Mark Barnfield | Robin Prestwich, PhD, FRCR | Sriram Vaidyanathan, MBBS, FRCR | Andrew F. Scarsbrook, FRCR

SSE12-03 Genitourinary (Imaging of Renal Stones)
Monday 3:00-4:00 PM | SSE12 | Room: E353A
Uric Acid versus Non-Uric Acid Urinary Stones: Differentiation with CT Texture Analysis

Gu Mu Yang Zhang, MD | Bing Shi, BDS | Min Xu | Hao Sun, MD | Huadan Xue, MD | Zheng Yu Jin, MD

RC309-13 Gastrointestinal Series: Advances in Abdominal CT
Tuesday 8:30-12:00 PM | RC309 | Room: E350

Role of Imaging Biomarkers
Meghan G. Lubner, MD

SSG11-06 Neuroradiology (Molecular Neuroimaging: From Diffusion to Beyond)
Tuesday 10:30-12:00 PM | SSG11 | Room: N229
Spectral Dual Energy CT Texture Analysis of Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma Tumor for Prediction of Cervical Nodal Metastasis

Reza Forghani, MD, PhD | Behzad Forghani, MENG | Almudena Perez, MD | James W. Alexander, MSc | Lynda Kadi | Maryam Bayat

SSJ18-06 Neuroradiology/Head and Neck (State-of-the-Art Thyroid and Parathyroid Imaging)
Tuesday 3:00-4:00 PM | SSJ18 | Room: N226
Student Travel Stipend Award
Parathyroid Adenoma Identification Using Spectral Dual Energy CT Texture Analysis

James W. Alexander, MSc | Behzad Forghani, MENG | Nathalie Gabra, | Almudena Perez, MD | Maryam Bayat | Gabriel Melki, | Alex Mlynarek, | Reza Forghani, MD, PhD

RC505-08 Neuroradiology Series: Brain Tumors
Wednesday 8:30-12:00 PM | RC505 | Room: E451B
Student Travel Stipend Award
Assessment of Tissue Heterogeneity Using MR Textural Analysis for Grading Gliomas

Austin Ditmer | Bin Zhang, PhD | Taimur Shujaat, MD | Andrew A. Pavlina, MD | Nicholas Luibrand, MD | Mary F. Gaskill-Shipley, MD | Achala S. Vagal, MD

SSK07-05 Science Session with Keynote: Gastrointestinal (Quantitative Imaging and Machine Learning)
Wednesday 10:30-12:00 PM | SSK07 | Room: E353A
Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Texture Analysis of Preoperative CT Images as a Potential Marker of Disease-Free Survival

Jiseon Oh, MD | Jeong Min Lee, MD | Jeong Hee Yoon, MD | Ijin Joo, MD | Junghoan Park, MD | Balaji Ganeshan, PhD | Joon Koo Han, MD

GI364-SD-WEA7 Gastrointestinal Wednesday Poster Discussions
Wednesday 12:15-12:45 PM | GIS-WEA | GI Community, Learning Center
Student Travel Stipend Award
Risk Stratification of Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors Assessed by Quantitative Texture Analysis Based on Dual-Energy CT: A Preliminary Study

Jingjuan Liu, MD | Wei Liu | Huadan Xue, MD | Zhengyu Jin

SSM05-02 Chest (Thoracic Malignancy/Thymic and Esophageal)
Wednesday 3:00-4:00 PM | SSM05 | Room: S404AB
Can CT Textural Analysis Predict the World Health Organization (WHO) Classification of Thymic Epithelial Neoplasms?

Shaunagh McDermott, FFR(RCSI) | Florian J. Fintelmann, MD | Valentina Nardi | Michael Lanuti, MD | Azadeh Tabari,

SSM08-01 Gastrointestinal (CT Technique)
Wednesday 3:00-4:00 PM | SSM08 | Room: E353A
Impact of Iterative Reconstruction Algorithms on CT Texture Features of the Liver Parenchyma

Pamela K. Sung, MD | Jeong Min Lee, MD | Ijin Joo, MD | Tae-Hyung Kim, MD | Sanghyup Lee, MD

SSM13-06 Molecular Imaging (Analysis and Quantification)
Wednesday 3:00-4:00 PM | SSM13 | Room: S504CD
Texture Analysis of 68Ga-DOTATATE Positron Emission Tomography and Computed Tomography Images as a Prognostic Biomarker in Adults with Neuro-Endocrine Cancers Treated with 177Lu-DOTATATE

Charlotte Atkinson, MBChB,FRCR | Balaji Ganeshan, PhD | Raymond Endonzo | Simon Wan | Matthew Aldridge | Ashley M. Groves, MBBS | Jamshed Bomanji, | Kenneth A. Miles, MD, MSc | Mark Gaze

SSQ10-07 Sunday 10:45-12:15 PM | SSA07 | Room: E353A
Science Session with Keynote: Genitourinary (Imaging of Gynecological Malignancy)
Thursday 10:30-12:00 PM | SSQ10 | Room: E353B
Preoperative Tumor Texture Analysis from MRI Predicts High-Risk Status and Reduced Survival in Endometrial Carcinomas

Sigmund Ytre-Hauge, MD | Julie Andrea Dybvik, MD | Arvid Lundervold, MD, PhD | Erik Hanson, PhD | Oyvind Salvesen | Camilla Krakstad, PhD | Jone Trovik, MD | Ingfrid S. Haldorsen, MD

SSQ15-02 Neuroradiology (Extracranial Vascular Imaging)
Thursday 10:30-12:00 PM | SSQ15 | Room: N228
Student Travel Stipend Award
CT Texture of Carotid Arteries identifies Vulnerable Plaque in Stroke and Transient Ischaemic Attack: A Preliminary Outcome Study

Fulvio Zaccagna, MD | Balaji Ganeshan, PhD | Marco Rengo, MD | Marcello Arca | Andrea Laghi, MD | Iacopo Carbone, MD | Leon J. Menezes, FRCR

TexRAD attends RSNA 2016

TexRAD is attending the 102nd scientific assembly and annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America on the 27th November to 2nd December 2016 at the McCormick Place in Chicago, USA. 

This year at the RSNA there will be around 19 presentations (5 of which have won student awards) from our customer sites spread across USA, Canada, UK, EU and China focused predominantly on CT texture analysis (CTTA) and few on MR texture analysis (MRTA). These talks, posters and teaching sessions will cover different research applications in the area of oncology and also new applications in cardiology. A brief list of the individual presentations is provided as below.

(Note the RSNA program is here: https://rsna2016.rsna.org/program/. Searching on the Session ID  in the table below will take you straight to the relevant part of the program.)

Session ID Details
SSA07-05 Sunday 10:45-12:15 PM | SSA07 | Room: E353A

Survival Prediction in Patients Treated by Folfiri and Bevacizumab using Contrast-enhanced CT Texture Analysis: Ancillary Study of a Multicenter Prospective Study (PRODIGE 9)

Anthony Dohan, MD | Benoit P. Gallix, MD, PhD | Caroline Reinhold, MD, MSc | Philippe A. Soyer, MD, PhD | Boris Guiu, MD | Karine Le Malicot | Jaafar Bennouna, MD | Francois Ghiringhelli | Valerie Boige, MD,PhD | Julien Taieb, MD,PhD | Olivier Bouche | Eric Francois, MD | Jean-Marc Phelip, MD | Christian Borel, MD | Roger Faroux, MD | Jean-Francois Seitz, MD | Stephane Jacquot, MD | Dominique Genet, MD | Jean-Louis Jouve, MD | Francoise Desseigne, MD | Come Lepage I, MD,PhD | Thomas Aparicio, MD,PhD | Christine C. Hoeffel, MD

This study originated in collaboration between our customers from McGill University in Montreal, Canada and Reims, France.

 SSA10-03  Sunday 10:45-12:15 PM | SSA10 | Room: E351

Can Quantitative CT Texture Analysis be used to Differentiate Subtypes of Renal Cell Carcinoma on Multiphasic Multidetector CT Images?

Gu Mu Yang Zhang, MD | Hao Sun, MD | Bing Shi | Huadan Xue, MD | Zheng Yu Jin, MD | Balaji Ganeshan, PhD

This paper won a Student Travel Award. This study originated from our customer Peking Union Medical College Hospital in Beijing, China

 SSA10-04  Sunday 10:45-12:15 PM | SSA10 | Room: E351

Differentiation of Papillary Type 1 and Type 2 RCC on CT Textural Analysis

Diana Kaya, MD | Balaji Ganeshan, PhD | Behrang Amini, MD, PhD | Pheroze Tamboli, MD | Christopher G. Wood, MD | Raghunandan Vikram, MBBS, FRCR

This study originated from our customer MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA

 SSA10-06  Sunday 10:45-12:15 PM | SSA10 | Room: E351

CT Texture Analysis of Post-contrast and Non-contrast Images; Early Observations on Differences in Renal Tumor Types

Azadeh Tabari, | Cinthia Cruz, MD | Michael S. Gee, MD, PhD | Sarabjeet Singh, MD | Debra A. Gervais, MD

This study originated from our customer Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

 SSA11-05  Sunday 10:45-12:15 PM | SSA11 | Room: E353B

Texture Analysis as an MR Imaging Biomarker to Identify Histological Features or Tumor Aggressivity and to Predict Tumor Response to Neo-adjuvant Chemotherapy in Patients with Cancer of the Uterine Cervix

Maria Ciolina, MD | Valeria Vinci, MD | Marco Rengo, MD | Lucia Manganaro, MD | Andrea Laghi, MD

This paper won a Student Travel Award. This study originated from our customer “Sapienza” – University of Rome, Italy.

GU203-SD-SUA4  Sunday 12:30-1:00 PM | GUS-SUA | GU/UR Community, Learning Center

2D MRI-based Texture Analysis for Assessment of Lymphovascular Space and Deep Myometrium Invasion of Endometrial Cancer

Yoshiko Ueno, MD, PhD | Behzad Forghani, MENG | Reza Forghani, MD, PhD | Anthony Dohan, MD | Benoit P. Gallix, MD, PhD | Caroline Reinhold, MD, MSc

This study originated from our customer from McGill University in Montreal, Canada.

 SSC01-04 Monday 10:30-12:00 PM | SSC01 | Room: S502AB

Feasibility Study of Myocardial Texture Analysis to Differentiate between Hypertrophic and Amyloid Cardiomyopathies

shu jiang | Gu Mu Yang Zhang, MD | Yining Wang, MD | Hao Sun, MD | Huadan Xue, MD | Zheng Yu Jin, MD

This study originated from our customer Peking Union Medical College Hospital in Beijing, China.

 SSC04-08 Monday 10:30-12:00 PM | SSC04 | Room: E353A

CT Image Biomarker Analysis (Size, Density and Texture) to Predict response of Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma to Neoadjuvant Folfirinox Chemotherapy and ChemoRT

Kristine S. Burk, MD | Rodrigo Canellas, MD | Cristina Ferrone, MD | Dushyant V. Sahani, MD

This study originated from our customer Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

 SSC06-09  Monday 10:30-12:00 PM | SSC06 | Room: N228

Can CT Textural Analysis Differentiate between Lipid-poor Adrenal Adenomas and other Solid Adrenal Lesions? A Preliminary Study

Shaunagh McDermott, FFR(RCSI) | Rodrigo Canellas, MD | Hei Shun Yu, MD | Colin J. McCarthy, MD | Michael S. Gee, MD, PhD | Michael A. Blake, MBBCh

This study originated from our customer Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

 IN223-SD-MOB6  Monday 12:45-1:15 PM | INS-MOB | IN Community, Learning Center

PET/CT In Lung Cancer: An Automated Imaging Tool for Decision Support

Jakub Nalepa | Janusz Szymanek | Sarah J. McQuaid, PhD | Raymondo Endozo | Vineet Prakash, MBBCh | Balaji Ganeshan, PhD | Alex Menys | Mike Hayball | Veni Ezhil, MRCP,FRCR | Liz Bellamy | James Crawshaw, MBBS | John Hall, FRCR | Ashley M. Groves, MBBS | Andrew Nisbet, PhD

This study was performed in collaboration with our customers from Ashford and St Peters Hospital, Guildford and University College London, London, UK

 SSE01-05 Monday 3:00-4:00 PM | SSE01 | Room: Arie Crown Theater

Computerized Texture Analysis of Locally Advanced Breast Cancers on Pre Treatment MRI May Identify Triple-Negative Tumors and Help Predicting Response to Neo-Adjuvant Chemotherapy

Foucauld Chamming’s, MD, PhD | Yoshiko Ueno, MD, PhD | Romuald Ferre, MD | Caroline Reinhold, MD, MSc | Benoit P. Gallix, MD, PhD

This study originated from our customer from McGill University in Montreal, Canada.

 SSJ15-03  Tuesday 3:00-4:00 PM | SSJ15 | Room: E450B

Detection of Myeloma Infiltration of Bone Marrow using Texture Analysis of Apparent Diffusion Coefficient Maps: A Feasibility Study

Qin Wang, MD | Huadan Xue, MD | Shuo Li, MD | Zheng Yu Jin, MD

This paper won a Student Travel Award. This study originated from our customer Peking Union Medical College Hospital in Beijing, China.

 RC513-05  Wednesday 8:30-12:00 PM | RC513 | Room: E352

Textural Analysis Differentiation of Benign and Malignant Lymph Nodes on Contrast Enhanced CT in Pediatric Patients
Aoife Kilcoyne, MBBCh | Azadeh Tabari, | Shaunagh McDermott, FFR(RCSI) | Sarabjeet Singh, MD | Michael S. Gee, MD, PhD

This study originated from our customer Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

 SSK06-09  Wednesday 10:30-12:00 PM | SSK06 | Room: E353A

Texture Analysis on MRI of Low Rectal Cancer Improves Evaluation of Tumor Response and Outcome after Combined Chemoradiation Therapy
Anthony Dohan, MD | Vipul Bist | Stephanie Nougaret, MD | Marc Ychou, MD,PhD | Philippe Rouanet | Christophe Cassinotto, MD | Frederic Bibeau | Caroline Reinhold, MD, MSc | Benoit P. Gallix, MD, PhD

This paper won a Student Travel Award. This study originated from our customer from McGill University in Montreal, Canada.

 SSK07-04  Wednesday 10:30-12:00 PM | SSK07 | Room: E353B

Prediction of Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor Grade on CT Images using A Software Based Texture Analysis
Rodrigo Canellas, MD | Sreejita Bhowmik, MBBS | Renata R. Almeida | Kristine S. Burk, MD | Shaunagh McDermott, FFR(RCSI) | Dushyant V. Sahani, MD

This paper won a Student Travel Award. This study originated from our customer Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

 SSM13-05  Wednesday 3:00-4:00 PM | SSM13 | Room: S504CD

Added Value of CT Textural Analysis Compared to PET-CT alone in Differentiating Benign from Malignant Adrenal Lesions?
Shaunagh McDermott, FFR(RCSI) | Leslie K. Lee, MD | Rodrigo Canellas, MD | Hei Shun Yu, MD | Michael S. Gee, MD, PhD | Michael A. Blake, MBBCh

This study originated from our customer Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

GU254-SD-THB3  Thursday 12:45-1:15 PM | GUS-THB | GU/UR Community, Learning Center

Diagnostic Performance of Quantitative CT Texture Analysis for Differentiating Lipid-poor Adrenal Cortical Adenoma from Pheochromocytoma
Bing Shi | Gu Mu Yang Zhang, MD | Hao Sun, MD | Huadan Xue, MD | Zheng Yu Jin, MD

This study originated from our customer Peking Union Medical College Hospital in Beijing, China.

IN255-SD-THA6  Thursday 12:15-12:45 PM | INS-THA | IN Community, Learning Center

Reproducibility of CT Texture Parameters by Leveraging Publically Available Patient Imaging Datasets

Shih-Hsin Chen | Balaji Ganeshan, PhD | Francesco Fraioli, MD

This study was performed in collaboration with our customer from University College London, London, UK.

 MS162-ED-X   All Day | MS162-ED-X | MS Community, Learning Center

Texture Analysis: Technique, Clinical Facts and Fictions for Tumor Response to Treatment in Abdomen and Pelvis with Focus on Colorectal Cancer

minju kim, MD | Chandana G. Lall, MD | Balaji Ganeshan, PhD

This study originated from our customer University of California, Irvine, California, USA.

TexRAD Attends RSNA 2015

TexRAD attended the 101st scientific assembly and annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America on the 29th November to 4th December 2015 at the McCormick Place in Chicago, USA. 

This year at the RSNA there were around 5 presentations from our customer sites spread across USA, Canada, UK and the EU. These talks and posters covered different research applications in the area of oncology. A brief list of the individual presentations is provided as below.

(Note the RSNA program is here: https://rsna2015.rsna.org/program/. Searching on the Session ID  in the table below will take you straight to the relevant part of the program.)

Session ID Details
SSA10-08 Sunday 10:45-12:15 PM | SSA10 | E353B

Prediction of Survival in Patients with Metastatic Clear Cell Carcinoma Treated with Targeted Anti-angiogenic Agent Sunitinib via CT Texture Analysis

Masoom A. Haider, MD | Alireza Vosough, MD, MRCP | Farzad Khalvati, PhD,MSc | Alexander Kiss, PhD | Balaji Ganeshan, PhD | Georg Bjarnason, MD

 IN246-SD-MOB2  Monday 12:45-1:15 PM | INS-MOB | IN Community, Learning Center

Evidence of a ‘Tumor Signature’ in Metastasis by Quantitative Texture Analysis of CT-Scan Images

Laurent Dercle, MD | Charles Ferte, | Cyril Jaudet, PhD | Eva Haspinger | Jean-Charles Soria, | Samy Ammari,

 SSE07-06  Monday 3:00-4:00 PM | SSE07 | E353A

Characterization of Portal Venous Thrombus (Bland vs Neoplastic) on CT Using Software Based Textural Analysis

Rodrigo Canellas, MD | Farhad Mehrkhani, MD | Manuel Patino, MD | Andrea Prochowski Iamurri, MD | Avinash R. Kambadakone, MD | Dushyant V. Sahani, MD

 MI233-SD-THA3  Thursday 12:15-12:45 PM | MIS-THA | S503AB

Tumor Heterogeneity Measured on Pre-treatment PET/CT Predicts Overall Survival in Patients with Anal Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Asim Afaq, FRCR | Balaji Ganeshan, PhD | Tal Grenader | Gabrielle Azzopardi | Raymondo Endozo, | John Bridgewater | Ashley M. Groves, MBBS

 SST06-08  Friday 10:30-12:00 PM | SST06 | E353C

Association of Tumor Heterogeneity on CT Image with Genetic Mutation of the Isocitrate Dehydrogenase and Survival in Cholagiocarcinoma

Koichi Hayano, MD | Lipika Goyal, MD | Andrew X. Zhu, MD, PhD | Rahmi Oklu, MD, PhD | Cinthia Cruz, MD | Manuel Patino, MD | Dushyant V. Sahani, MD

TexRAD attends ECR 2015

TexRAD related talks and presentations were very well received at the recently concluded European Congress of Radiology (ECR) – scientific assembly and annual meeting of the European Society of Radiology from the 4th March to 8th March 2015 at the Austria Center in Vienna, Austria. It was quite evident at the conference that texture analysis is growing in importance as tool for the assessment of heterogeneity within tumours and other non-tumour applications (fibrosis, neurological/psychiatric disorders, cardiology) and as a risk-stratification tool having diverse applications (prognosis, disease-severity/characterization of lesions, treatment response prediction and evaluation), and is potentially leading to be an important non-invasive clinical imaging tool for tomorrow.
Presentations on TexRAD covered quite a diverse range of areas to validate this as a novel imaging biomarker (detailed in the table below).
The talk on Wed 4 March demonstrated the biological-correlate for multiparametric PET-CT image quantification (which includes TexRAD CT-texture-analysis) in terms of immuno-histochemical analysis (hypoxia, angiogenesis, ALK expression) in lung cancer.
The talk on Fri 6 March demonstrated the treatment response-prediction and evaluation ability of TexRAD MR-T2 texture analysis in assessing neo-adjuvant chemo-radiotherapy better than MR perfusion and diffusion in rectal cancer.
The talk on Sunday 8 March demonstrated the prognostic-ability of pre-operative TexRAD CT texture analysis of liver metastases in patients with colorectal liver metastases post liver resection. This paper was further recommended by the ECR 2015 Congress President (Prof. Bernd Hamm) and published as a full-page article in ‘ECR today’ on Sunday March 8 bulletin (in the clinical corner section). The paper was also voted as the best paper in the scientific session (Liver CT and ultrasound: New Technique – Abdominal Viscera, Imaging methods) where it was presented amongst the other science presentations.
The E-poster demonstrated a novel robust radiomics-approach using breast cancer patient population as an example, where multiparametric PET-CT features showed strong associations with immuno-histochemistry and identified high-risk patients (having – high mortality-risk, high tumour grade, high expression of proliferation marker – mcm2, high proportion of estrogen receptor negative status).

Session

Details

SS 216 Thoracic Oncology (Chest, Oncologic Imaging) 

Wed Mar 4 2015 11:18AM – 11:26AM ROOM F1
B-0093 – Multi-parametric PET-CT correlates with hypoxia, angiogenesis and ALK expression in non-small cell lung cancer
D. Neriman, B. Ganeshan, A. Groves; London/UK

 

SS 1001 Rectal cancer and anorectal imaging (GI Tract, Oncologic Imaging)

Fri Mar 6 2015 10:47AM – 10:55AM ROOM F2
B-0833 – Performance of Texture Analysis, Diffusion Weighted Imaging and Perfusion Imaging in Predicting Tumoral Response to Neoadjuvant Chemoradiotherapy in Rectal Cancer Patients Studied with 3-T MR
M. Ciolina, C. De Cecco, B. Ganeshan, M. Rengo, D. Bellini, A. Laghi; Rome/IT, Latina/IT, London/UK

 

SS 1901b       Liver CT and ultrasound: New Technique (Abdominal Viscera, Imaging Methods)

Sun Mar 8 2015 14:00 – 14:08 ROOM M
B-1196 – Preoperative CT Texture analysis predicts outcome in patients with colorectal liver metastases post liver resection***
A.    Schulz, K. Skogen, A. Bethke, K.J. Labori, B. Ganeshan, N.-E. Klow, J.B. Dormagen; Oslo/NO, London/UK
***This paper and the findings upon recommendation by Prof. Bernd Hamm, ECR 2015 Congress President is going to be further highlighted in the daily bulletin – ‘ECR Today 2015’ during the congress.

 

Poster: C-1320

Tues Dec 02 2014 11:10AM – 11:20AM ROOM S402AB
Multi-parametric PET-CT in breast cancer: association with histopathology and survival-risk
B. Ganeshan, M. Keshtgar, K. Miles, R. Endozo, M. Rodriguez-Justo, M. Meagher, A. Malhotra, S. Chua, A. Groves; London/UK, Sutton/UK