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Journal of Obesity
Volume 2014, Article ID 495084, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/495084
Research Article

Development of Automatic Visceral Fat Volume Calculation Software for CT Volume Data

1Department of Radiology, The University of Tokyo Hospital, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8655, Japan
2Imaging Center, The Second Affiliated Hospital, Xinjiang Medical University, The 2Rd Xiang 38, Nan Hu Dong Road, Urumqi, Xinjiang 830063, China
3Department of Computational Diagnostic Radiology and Preventive Medicine, The University of Tokyo Hospital, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8655, Japan

Received 2 September 2013; Revised 22 January 2014; Accepted 13 February 2014; Published 20 March 2014

Academic Editor: Mark A. Pereira

Copyright © 2014 Mitsutaka Nemoto et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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