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MRI image analysis for abdominal and pelvic endometriosis

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Endometriosis is an oestrogen-dependent gynaecological condition defined as the presence of endometrial tissue outside the uterus cavity. The condition is predominantly found in women in their reproductive years, and associated with significant pelvic and abdominal chronic pain and infertility. The disease is believed to affect approximately 33% of women by a recent study. Currently, surgical intervention, often laparoscopic surgery, is the gold standard for diagnosing the disease and it r...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Biomedical Image Analysis, The Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME)
Oxford college:
Magdalen College
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Obstetrics & Gynaecology
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Publication date:
2012
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
URN:
uuid:27efaa89-85cd-4f8b-ab67-b786986c42e3
Local pid:
ora:9188

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