Radiology 2022 01 12;302(1):187-197. Epub 2021 Oct 12.
From the Department of Radiology and Research Institute of Radiology (J.C., H.J.H., J.B.S., S.M.L., K.J., R.P., J.K., N.K.), Department of Convergence Medicine, Biomedical Engineering Research Center (J. Yun), and Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (M.J.K.), University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, 86 Asanbyeongwon-Gil, Songpa-Gu, Seoul 138-735, Korea; Department of Radiology, Soonchunhyang University Seoul Hospital, Soonchunhyang University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea (J.J.); Department of Internal Medicine, Ajou University School of Medicine, Suwon, Korea (Y.L.); Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul St. Mary's Hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea (H.J.); and Coreline Soft, Seoul, Korea (J. Yi, D.Y., B.K.).
Background Evaluation of interstitial lung disease (ILD) at CT is a challenging task that requires experience and is subject to substantial interreader variability. Purpose To investigate whether a proposed content-based image retrieval (CBIR) of similar chest CT images by using deep learning can aid in the diagnosis of ILD by readers with different levels of experience. Materials and Methods This retrospective study included patients with confirmed ILD after multidisciplinary discussion and available CT images identified between January 2000 and December 2015. Read More