• A comprehensive analysis of classification methods in gastrointestinal endoscopy imaging 

      Jha, Debesh; Ali, Sharib; Hicks, Steven; Thambawita, Vajira L B; Borgli, Hanna; Smedsrud, Pia H.; de Lange, Thomas; Pogorelov, Konstantin; Wang, Xiaowei; Harzig, Philipp; Tran, Minh-Triet; Meng, Wenhua; Hoang, Trung-Hieu; Dias, Danielle; Ko, Tobey H.; Agrawal, Taruna; Ostroukhova, Olga; Khan, Zeshan; Tahir, Muhammed Atif; Liu, Yang; Chang, Yuan; Kirkerød, Mathias; Johansen, Dag; Lux, Mathias; Johansen, Håvard D.; Riegler, Michael; Halvorsen, Pål (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy has been an active field of research motivated by the large number of highly lethal GI cancers. Early GI cancer precursors are often missed during the endoscopic surveillance. The high missed ...
    • The CRCbiome study: a large prospective cohort study examining the role of lifestyle and the gut microbiome in colorectal cancer screening participants 

      Kværner, Ane Sørlie; Birkeland, Einar Elvbakken; Bucher-Johannessen, Cecilie; Vinberg, Elina; Nordby, Jan Inge; Kangas, Harri; Bemanian, Vahid; Ellonen, Pekka; Botteri, Edoardo; Natvig, Erik; Rognes, Torbjørn; Hovig, Eivind; Lyle, Robert; Ambur, Ole Herman; de Vos, Willem M.; Bultman, Scott J; Hjartåker, Anette; Landberg, Rikard; Song, Mingyang; Blix, Hege Salvesen; Ursin, Giske; Randel, Kristin Ranheim; de Lange, Thomas; Hoff, Geir; Holme, Øyvind; Berstad, Paula; Rounge, Trine Ballestad (BMC Cancer;21, Article number: 930 (2021), Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-08-18)
      Background: Colorectal cancer (CRC) screening reduces CRC incidence and mortality. However, current screening methods are either hampered by invasiveness or suboptimal performance, limiting their effectiveness as primary ...
    • HyperKvasir, a comprehensive multi-class image and video dataset for gastrointestinal endoscopy 

      Borgli, Hanna; Thambawita, Vajira; Smedsrud, Pia H; Hicks, Steven; Jha, Debesh; Eskeland, Sigrun Losada; Randel, Kristin Ranheim; Pogorelov, Konstantin; Lux, Mathias; Dang Nguyen, Duc Tien; Johansen, Dag; Griwodz, Carsten; Stensland, Håkon Kvale; Garcia-Ceja, Enrique; Schmidt, Peter T; Hammer, Hugo Lewi; Riegler, Michael; Halvorsen, Pål; de Lange, Thomas (Scientific Data;7, Article number: 283 (2020), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-08-28)
      Artifcial intelligence is currently a hot topic in medicine. However, medical data is often sparse and hard to obtain due to legal restrictions and lack of medical personnel for the cumbersome and tedious process to manually ...
    • Kvasir-Capsule, a video capsule endoscopy dataset 

      Smedsrud, Pia H; Thambawita, Vajira L B; Hicks, Steven; Gjestang, Henrik; Olsen Nedrejord, Oda; Næss, Espen; Borgli, Hanna; Jha, Debesh; Berstad, Tor Jan; Eskeland, Sigrun Losada; Lux, Mathias; Espeland, Håvard; Petlund, Andreas; Dang Nguyen, Duc Tien; Garcia, Enrique; Johansen, Dag; Schmidt, Peter Thelin; Toth, Ervin; Hammer, Hugo Lewi; de Lange, Thomas; Riegler, Michael Alexander; Halvorsen, Pål (Scientific Data;8, Article number: 142 (2021), Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021-05-27)
      Artificial intelligence (AI) is predicted to have profound effects on the future of video capsule endoscopy (VCE) technology. The potential lies in improving anomaly detection while reducing manual labour. Existing work ...
    • Kvasir-SEG: A Segmented Polyp Dataset 

      Jha, Debesh; Pia H, Smedsrud; Riegler, Michael; Halvorsen, Pål; de Lange, Thomas; Johansen, Dag; Johansen, Håvard D. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science;Volume 11962, Chapter; Conference object; Peer reviewed, 2019-12-24)
      Pixel-wise image segmentation is a highly demanding task in medical-image analysis. In practice, it is difficult to find annotated medical images with corresponding segmentation masks. In this paper, we present Kvasir-SEG: ...
    • Menopausal hormone therapy and colorectal cancer: a linkage between nationwide registries in Norway. 

      Botteri, Edoardo; Støer, Nathalie Charlotte; Sakshaug, Solveig; Graff-Iversen, Sidsel; Vangen, Siri; Hofvind, Solveig; de Lange, Thomas; Bagnardi, Vincenzo; Ursin, Giske; Weiderpass, Elisabete (BMJ Open;Volume 7, Issue 11, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-11-15)
      Objectives: With the present study, we aimed to investigate the association between menopausal hormone therapy (HT) and risk of colorectal cancer (CRC). Setting: Cohort study based on the linkage of Norwegian population-based ...
    • ResUNet++: An Advanced Architecture for Medical Image Segmentation 

      Jha, Debesh; Smedsrud, Pia; Riegler, Michael; Johansen, Dag; de Lange, Thomas; Halvorsen, Pål; Johansen, Håvard D. (IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia; 2019 IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia (ISM), Chapter; Conference object; Peer reviewed, 2020-01-16)
      Accurate computer-aided polyp detection and segmentation during colonoscopy examinations can help endoscopists resect abnormal tissue and thereby decrease chances of polyps growing into cancer. Towards developing a fully ...