Finding malignant findings from radiological reports using medical attributes and syntactic information.
Related Articles Finding malignant findings from radiological reports using medical attributes and syntactic information. Medinfo. 2007;12(Pt 1):540-4 Authors: Imai T, Aramaki E, Kajino M, Miyo K, Onogi Y, Ohe K Radiology reports are written primarily in natural language. Automated extraction of malignant findings from narrative reports is an important technique for clinical support or alert generation for physicians. This paper proposes a method for automatically extracting malignant findings from narrative radiological reports written in Japanese. First, sentences are parsed and a medical attribute of each phrase is determined. Next, sub-trees related to radiological findings are extracted from ...Read Full Article