Wenli Cai

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Dynamic-threshold level set method for volumetry of porcine kidney in CT images in vivo and ex vivo assessment of the accuracy of volume measurement
    Wenli Cai
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, 25 New Chardon Street 400C, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Acad Radiol 14:890-6. 2007
  2. pmc Informatics in radiology: dual-energy electronic cleansing for fecal-tagging CT colonography
    Wenli Cai
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiographics 33:891-912. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Use of multidetector computed tomography to guide management of pneumothorax
    Wenli Cai
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 19:387-93. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Dual-energy index value of luminal air in fecal-tagging computed tomography colonography: findings and impact on electronic cleansing
    Wenli Cai
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 37:183-94. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Virtual colon tagging for electronic cleansing in dual-energy fecal-tagging CT colonography
    Wenli Cai
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114 USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2012:3736-9. 2012
  6. pmc MDCT quantification is the dominant parameter in decision-making regarding chest tube drainage for stable patients with traumatic pneumothorax
    Wenli Cai
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Comput Med Imaging Graph 36:375-86. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint 3D planar reformation of vascular central axis surface with biconvex slab
    Wenli Cai
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, 25 New Chardon Street 400C, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Comput Med Imaging Graph 31:570-6. 2007
  8. pmc MDCT for computerized volumetry of pneumothoraces in pediatric patients
    Wenli Cai
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 25 New Chardon Street, 400C, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Acad Radiol 18:315-23. 2011
  9. pmc Mosaic decomposition: an electronic cleansing method for inhomogeneously tagged regions in noncathartic CT colonography
    Wenli Cai
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    IEEE Trans Med Imaging 30:559-74. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Informatics in radiology: Electronic cleansing for noncathartic CT colonography: a structure-analysis scheme
    Wenli Cai
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 25 New Chardon St, 400C, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiographics 30:585-602. 2010

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint Dynamic-threshold level set method for volumetry of porcine kidney in CT images in vivo and ex vivo assessment of the accuracy of volume measurement
    Wenli Cai
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, 25 New Chardon Street 400C, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Acad Radiol 14:890-6. 2007
    ..We sought to assess the accuracy of a novel computerized volumetry method, called dynamic-thresholding (DT) level set, in determining the renal volume of pigs in CT images on the basis of in vivo and ex vivo reference standards...
  2. pmc Informatics in radiology: dual-energy electronic cleansing for fecal-tagging CT colonography
    Wenli Cai
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiographics 33:891-912. 2013
    ..This technique has the potential to significantly improve the quality of EC and promises to provide images of a cleansed colon that are free of the artifacts commonly observed with conventional single-energy EC methods...
  3. doi request reprint Use of multidetector computed tomography to guide management of pneumothorax
    Wenli Cai
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 19:387-93. 2013
    ..The use of MDCT quantification provides a promising means to improve pneumothorax management...
  4. doi request reprint Dual-energy index value of luminal air in fecal-tagging computed tomography colonography: findings and impact on electronic cleansing
    Wenli Cai
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 37:183-94. 2013
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  5. doi request reprint Virtual colon tagging for electronic cleansing in dual-energy fecal-tagging CT colonography
    Wenli Cai
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114 USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2012:3736-9. 2012
    ..Our virtual tagging scheme provides a cleansed colon that is free from artifacts caused by the PVE at air-tagging mixture and inhomogeneous tagging...
  6. pmc MDCT quantification is the dominant parameter in decision-making regarding chest tube drainage for stable patients with traumatic pneumothorax
    Wenli Cai
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Comput Med Imaging Graph 36:375-86. 2012
    ..This study provides the scientific evidence for the application of CAV scheme in MDCT volumetric quantification of pneumothoraces in the management of clinically stable chest trauma patients with traumatic pneumothorax...
  7. ncbi request reprint 3D planar reformation of vascular central axis surface with biconvex slab
    Wenli Cai
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, 25 New Chardon Street 400C, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Comput Med Imaging Graph 31:570-6. 2007
    ..The method is applied to computed tomographic angiography (CTA) data sets. The resulting image is clear and free from obstruction by bones and other adjacent organs...
  8. pmc MDCT for computerized volumetry of pneumothoraces in pediatric patients
    Wenli Cai
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 25 New Chardon Street, 400C, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Acad Radiol 18:315-23. 2011
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  9. pmc Mosaic decomposition: an electronic cleansing method for inhomogeneously tagged regions in noncathartic CT colonography
    Wenli Cai
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    IEEE Trans Med Imaging 30:559-74. 2011
    ..6%. The area under the ROC curve (Az) was 0.96. Our results indicated that the use of MD-cleansing substantially improved the effectiveness of our EC method in the reduction of incomplete cleansing artifacts...
  10. doi request reprint Informatics in radiology: Electronic cleansing for noncathartic CT colonography: a structure-analysis scheme
    Wenli Cai
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 25 New Chardon St, 400C, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiographics 30:585-602. 2010
    ..Noncathartic CT colonography with the application of structure-analysis cleansing is expected to help promote CT colonography as a patient-friendly method of colorectal cancer screening...
  11. doi request reprint Tumor burden in patients with neurofibromatosis types 1 and 2 and schwannomatosis: determination on whole-body MR images
    Wenli Cai
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, 25 New Chardon St, 400C, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiology 250:665-73. 2009
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  12. doi request reprint MDCT for automated detection and measurement of pneumothoraces in trauma patients
    Wenli Cai
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 25 New Chardon St, 400C, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 192:830-6. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop and validate an automated computer-aided volumetry scheme for detection and measurement of pneumothoraces for trauma patients imaged with MDCT...
  13. pmc Structure-analysis method for electronic cleansing in cathartic and noncathartic CT colonography
    Wenli Cai
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Med Phys 35:3259-77. 2008
    ..It provides a cleansed colon with substantially reduced subtraction artifacts...
  14. doi request reprint Plasma S100β is not a useful biomarker for tumor burden in neurofibromatosis
    Miriam J Smith
    Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Clin Biochem 46:698-700. 2013
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  15. doi request reprint Comparative evaluation of the fecal-tagging quality in CT colonography: barium vs. iodinated oral contrast agent
    Koichi Nagata
    3D Imaging Laboratory, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 25 New Chardon Street, Suite 400C, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Acad Radiol 16:1393-9. 2009
    ..The purpose of this evaluation was to compare the tagging quality of a barium-based regimen with that of iodine-based regimens for computed tomographic (CT) colonography...
  16. doi request reprint Relationship between whole-body tumor burden, clinical phenotype, and quality of life in patients with neurofibromatosis
    Vanessa L Merker
    Department of Neurology and Cancer Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
    Am J Med Genet A 164:1431-7. 2014
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  17. pmc Quantitative assessment of whole-body tumor burden in adult patients with neurofibromatosis
    Scott R Plotkin
    Department of Neurology and Cancer Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e35711. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to establish an international cohort of patients with quantified whole-body internal tumor burden and to correlate tumor burden with clinical features of disease...
  18. doi request reprint Minimum-invasive early diagnosis of colorectal cancer with CT colonography: techniques and clinical value
    Koichi Nagata
    Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 3D Imaging Laboratory, Department of Radiology, 25 New Chardon St Suite 400C, Boston, MA 02114, USA 1 617 643 4321 1 617 724 6130
    Expert Opin Med Diagn 2:1233-46. 2008
    ..In addition, CTC can provide accurate preoperative staging and thus can be a useful tool for navigation surgery...
  19. doi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of laxative-free computed tomographic colonography for detection of adenomatous polyps in asymptomatic adults: a prospective evaluation
    Michael E Zalis
    Department of Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital, Suite 400A, 25 New Chardon Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Ann Intern Med 156:692-702. 2012
    ..Colon screening by optical colonoscopy (OC) or computed tomographic colonography (CTC) requires a laxative bowel preparation, which inhibits screening participation...
  20. pmc Iterative mesh transformation for 3D segmentation of livers with cancers in CT images
    Difei Lu
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, USA Department of Informatics, Zhejiang Police College, China
    Comput Med Imaging Graph 43:1-14. 2015
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  21. pmc Scalable, high-performance 3D imaging software platform: system architecture and application to virtual colonoscopy
    Hiroyuki Yoshida
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 25 New Chardon St, Suite 400C Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2012:3994-7. 2012
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  22. doi request reprint Current whole-body MRI applications in the neurofibromatoses: NF1, NF2, and schwannomatosis
    Shivani Ahlawat
    From The Russell H Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science S A, L M F, M A J, Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center M A J, and Department of Neurology J O B, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD Khyber Medical College M S K, Peshawar, Pakistan Department of Radiology M A B, G J H, W C, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston Genomic Medicine D G E, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, The University of Manchester, UK Department of Neurology S F, V F M, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany Radiology and Orthopedic Surgery A C, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology J M S, University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf Radiological Practice Altona R W, Hamburg, Germany Pediatric Oncology Branch E D, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD and Department of Neurology and Cancer Center S R P, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston
    Neurology 87:S31-9. 2016
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