Global Patent Index - EP 1002293 A1

EP 1002293 A1 2000-05-24 - BREAST SCREENING - EARLY DETECTION AND AID TO DIAGNOSIS

Title (en)

BREAST SCREENING - EARLY DETECTION AND AID TO DIAGNOSIS

Title (de)

BRUSTRÖNTGENUNTERSUCHUNG-FRÜHE ERKENNUNG UND HILFE ZUR DIAGNOSTIK

Title (fr)

DEPISTAGE DU CARCINOME MAMMAIRE - DETECTION PRECOCE ET AIDE AU DIAGNOSTIC

Publication

EP 1002293 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98937356 A

Priority

  • AU 9800621 W
  • AU PO848197 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9908225A1] A method of analysis of a set of mammograms of a current patient to provide an indication of malignancy, including the steps of: a) performing a fractal analysis on the set of mammograms of the current patient to obtain a plurality (n) of fractal dimension values of features in the set of mammograms; b) comparing the fractal dimension values obtained from the mammograms of the current patient, with a database of fractal dimension values for mammograms of patients having a verified diagnosis and predicting the possible presence or absence of malignancies in the current patient by comparing similarities in the sets of fractal values.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

G06K 9/62; A61B 6/00; G06F 19/00; G06F 159/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G06T 7/00 (2006.01); A61B 6/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G06T 7/0012 (2013.01); A61B 6/502 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 9908225 A1 19990218; AU PO848197 D0 19970904; EP 1002293 A1 20000524; EP 1002293 A4 20010131

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