by Amber Simpson and Reuben R Shamir
We are lucky to live in the information era with easy access to a variety of clinical datasets and software packages. Researchers now have an enormous opportunity to impact patient care. We encourage members of our community to share with us your experiences regarding the usage of these datasets and software packages. Short reviews are welcome.
Below is a list of available resources provided by Dr. Ziv Yaniv, Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation and Pierre Jannin, ISCAS President:
|RIRE||Vanderbilt University||CT/MR, PET/MR|
|Laboratory of Imaging Technologies||University of Ljubljana||CT,MR|
|National Biomedical Imaging Archive||NIH||multiple|
|Mammographic Image Analysis Society||MIAS||mammography|
|The Visible Human Project||NIH||Cryosection, MRI and CT|
|Dicom Visual Human Data||University of Iowa||Cryosection, MRI and CT|
|The Virtual Population||ITIS Foundation||MRI|
|Internet Brain Segmentation Repository||Harvard/MGH||MRI|
|The Cardiac Atlas Project||NIH||MRI|
|Image Retrieval in Medical Applications||Institut für Medizinische Informatik||annotated images|
|Brain Images of Tumors for Evaluation||MNI, McGill||MR, US|
|Open-CAS||Karlsruhe Institute of Technology||multiple|
|Osirix sample data||OSIRIX||CT/MRI|
|Open Access Series of Imaging Studies||Harvard/WashU||MRI|
|Give A Scan||Lung Cancer Alliance||CT with clinical data|
|POPI model||INSA||4D CT|
|Cancer Imaging Archive||NIH||multiple|
|Digital Mammography||University of Florida||Mammography|
|Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative||UCLA||multiple|
|NIREP||University of Iowa||MR|
|STARE||Clemson University||color retina|
Grand challenge data is also available.
Pierre Jannin, Validation in Medical Image Processing: Methodological Issues for Proper Quantification of Uncertainties, in Current Medical Imaging Reviews, 8 (4), pp. 322-330(9), 2012.
Amber Simpson, PhD recently moved from Vanderbilt University to join the faculty at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, NY, USA. She is establishing her translational lab on image quantification and computer-aided surgery.