Reconstruction, Segmentation, and Analysis of Medical Images

Reconstruction, Segmentation, and Analysis of Medical Images

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of two workshops held at the 19th International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention, MICCAI 2016, in Athens, Greece, in October 2016: the First International Workshop on Reconstruction and Analysis of Moving Body Organs, RAMBO 2016, and the First International Workshop on Whole-Heart and Great Vessel Segmentation […]

Carotid Resection and Reconstruction Associated with Treatment of Head and Neck Cancer (Report)

Carotid Resection and Reconstruction Associated with Treatment of Head and Neck Cancer (Report)

Tumor involvement of the carotid artery is considered stage IVB disease with a grave prognosis. Kennedy reported a 7% 5-year survival, a 46% local recurrence rate if treated by methods other than resection, and a 56% to 68% rate of distant metastases (1). Interestingly, 18% of those with local recurrence die from uncontrolled disease in […]