An Expert System for the Diagnosis of Brain Tumours in Computer Tomographic Images and Histopathologically

  • J. R. Iglesias
  • E. Kazner
  • J. Esparza
  • C. Aruffo
Part of the Developments in Oncology book series (DION, volume 52)


For a better understanding and management of the different brain tumours, an equivalent computer tomographic and morphological classification is desirable. An adequate classification leads to a grading of brain tumours and can thus shed some light on their prognosis.

Key words

Brain Tumours Computer Tomography Histopathology Data Processing Expert Systems Discriminant Analysis 


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© Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, Dordrecht 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. R. Iglesias
    • 1
  • E. Kazner
    • 1
  • J. Esparza
    • 1
  • C. Aruffo
    • 2
  1. 1.Neurosurgical ClinicRudolf Virchow KrankenhausBerlin 65Germany
  2. 2.Institute of NeurpathologyKlinikum Steglitz der Freien Universität BerlinBerlin 45Germany

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