Publications

2019

Papers in international journals

  1. P. Bándi, M. Balkenhol, B. van Ginneken, J. van der Laak and G. Litjens, "Resolution-agnostic tissue segmentation in whole-slide histopathology images with convolutional neural networks", PeerJ, 2019;7:e8242.
    Abstract DOI PMID Cited by ~42
  2. J. Bokhorst, A. Blank, A. Lugli, I. Zlobec, H. Dawson, M. Vieth, L. Rijstenberg, S. Brockmoeller, M. Urbanowicz, J. Flejou, R. Kirsch, F. Ciompi, J. van der Laak and I. Nagtegaal, "Assessment of individual tumor buds using keratin immunohistochemistry: moderate interobserver agreement suggests a role for machine learning", Modern Pathology, 2019.
    Abstract DOI PMID Cited by ~30
  3. O. Debats, G. Litjens and H. Huisman, "Lymph node detection in MR Lymphography: false positive reduction using multi-view convolutional neural networks", PeerJ, 2019;7:e8052.
    Abstract DOI PMID Download Cited by ~12
  4. M. Mullooly, B. Ehteshami Bejnordi, R. Pfeiffer, S. Fan, M. Palakal, M. Hada, P. Vacek, D. Weaver, J. Shepherd, B. Fan, A. Mahmoudzadeh, J. Wang, S. Malkov, J. Johnson, S. Herschorn, B. Sprague, S. Hewitt, L. Brinton, N. Karssemeijer, J. van der Laak, A. Beck, M. Sherman and G. Gierach, "Application of convolutional neural networks to breast biopsies to delineate tissue correlates of mammographic breast density", NPJ Breast Cancer, 2019;5:43.
    Abstract DOI PMID Download Cited by ~14
  5. J. van der Laak, F. Ciompi and G. Litjens, "No pixel-level annotations needed", Nature Biomedical Engineering, 2019;3(11):855-856.
    Abstract DOI PMID Download Cited by ~12
  6. M. Hermsen, T. de Bel, M. den Boer, E. Steenbergen, J. Kers, S. Florquin, J. Roelofs, M. Stegall, M. Alexander, B. Smith, B. Smeets, L. Hilbrands and J. van der Laak, "Deep-learning based histopathologic assessment of kidney tissue", Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 2019;30(10):1968-1979.
    Abstract DOI PMID Cited by ~205
  7. Z. Swiderska-Chadaj, H. Pinckaers, M. van Rijthoven, M. Balkenhol, M. Melnikova, O. Geessink, Q. Manson, M. Sherman, A. Polonia, J. Parry, M. Abubakar, G. Litjens, J. van der Laak and F. Ciompi, "Learning to detect lymphocytes in immunohistochemistry with deep learning", Medical Image Analysis, 2019;58:101547.
    Abstract DOI PMID Cited by ~103
  8. D. Tellez, G. Litjens, P. Bándi, W. Bulten, J. Bokhorst, F. Ciompi and J. van der Laak, "Quantifying the effects of data augmentation and stain color normalization in convolutional neural networks for computational pathology", Medical Image Analysis, 2019;58:101544.
    Abstract DOI PMID Cited by ~372
  9. A. Halilovic, D. Verweij, A. Simons, M. Stevens-Kroef, S. Vermeulen, J. Elsink, B. Tops, I. Otte-Holler, J. van der Laak, C. van de Water, O. Boelens, M. Schlooz-Vries, J. Dijkstra, I. Nagtegaal, J. Tol, P. van Cleef, P. Span and P. Bult, "HER2, chromosome 17 polysomy and DNA ploidy status in breast cancer; a translational study", Scientific Reports, 2019;9(1):11679.
    Abstract DOI PMID Download Cited by ~15
  10. G. Litjens, F. Ciompi, J. Wolterink, B. de Vos, T. Leiner, J. Teuwen and I. Isgum, "State-of-the-Art Deep Learning in Cardiovascular Image Analysis", JACC Cardiovascular Imaging, 2019;12(8 Pt 1):1549-1565.
    Abstract DOI PMID Download Cited by ~236
  11. E. Abels, L. Pantanowitz, F. Aeffner, M. Zarella, J. van der Laak, M. Bui, V. Vemuri, A. Parwani, J. Gibbs, E. Agosto-Arroyo, A. Beck and C. Kozlowski, "Computational pathology definitions, best practices, and recommendations for regulatory guidance: a white paper from the Digital Pathology Association", Journal of Pathology, 2019;249(3):286-294.
    Abstract DOI PMID Download Cited by ~24
  12. M. Balkenhol, D. Tellez, W. Vreuls, P. Clahsen, H. Pinckaers, F. Ciompi, P. Bult and J. van der Laak, "Deep learning assisted mitotic counting for breast cancer", Laboratory Investigation, 2019.
    Abstract DOI PMID Cited by ~69
  13. N. Khalili, N. Lessmann, E. Turk, N. Claessens, R. de Heus, T. Kolk, M. Viergever, M. Benders and I. Išgum, "Automatic brain tissue segmentation in fetal MRI using convolutional neural networks", Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 2019;64:77-89.
    Abstract DOI PMID Cited by ~91
  14. I. Munsterman, M. Van Erp, G. Weijers, C. Bronkhorst, C. de Korte, J. Drenth, J. van der Laak and E. Tjwa, "A Novel Automatic Digital Algorithm that Accurately Quantifies Steatosis in NAFLD on Histopathological Whole-Slide Images", Cytometry Part B-Clinical Cytometry, 2019.
    Abstract DOI PMID Cited by ~27
  15. L. Aprupe, G. Litjens, T. Brinker, J. van der Laak and N. Grabe, "Robust and accurate quantification of biomarkers of immune cells in lung cancer micro-environment using deep convolutional neural networks", PeerJ, 2019;7:e6335.
    Abstract DOI PMID Download Cited by ~22
  16. M. Balkenhol, P. Bult, D. Tellez, W. Vreuls, P. Clahsen, F. Ciompi and J. van der Laak, "Deep learning and manual assessment show that the absolute mitotic count does not contain prognostic information in triple negative breast cancer", Cellular Oncology, 2019;42:4555-4569.
    Abstract DOI PMID Download Cited by ~18
  17. B. Sturm, D. Creytens, M. Cook, J. Smits, M. van Dijk, E. Eijken, E. Kurpershoek, H. Kusters-Vandevelde, A. Ooms, C. Wauters, W. Blokx and J. van der Laak, "Validation of Whole-slide Digitally Imaged Melanocytic Lesions: Does Z-Stack Scanning Improve Diagnostic Accuracy?", Journal of Pathology Informatics, 2019;10:6.
    Abstract DOI PMID Cited by ~4
  18. M. Maas, G. Litjens, A. Wright, U. Attenberger, M. Haider, T. Helbich, B. Kiefer, K. Macura, D. Margolis, A. Padhani, K. Selnaes, G. Villeirs, J. Futterer and T. Scheenen, "A Single-Arm, Multicenter Validation Study of Prostate Cancer Localization and Aggressiveness With a Quantitative Multiparametric Magnetic Resonance Imaging Approach", Investigative Radiology, 2019.
    Abstract DOI PMID Cited by ~23
  19. M. Veta, Y. Heng, N. Stathonikos, B. Bejnordi, F. Beca, T. Wollmann, K. Rohr, M. Shah, D. Wang, M. Rousson, M. Hedlund, D. Tellez, F. Ciompi, E. Zerhouni, D. Lanyi, M. Viana, V. Kovalev, V. Liauchuk, H. Phoulady, T. Qaiser, S. Graham, N. Rajpoot, E. Sjoblom, J. Molin, K. Paeng, S. Hwang, S. Park, Z. Jia, E. Chang, Y. Xu, A. Beck, P. van Diest and J. Pluim, "Predicting breast tumor proliferation from whole-slide images: the TUPAC16 challenge", Medical Image Analysis, 2019;54(5):111-121.
    Abstract DOI PMID Cited by ~217
  20. O. Geessink, A. Baidoshvili, J. Klaase, B. Ehteshami Bejnordi, G. Litjens, G. van Pelt, W. Mesker, I. Nagtegaal, F. Ciompi and J. van der Laak, "Computer aided quantification of intratumoral stroma yields an independent prognosticator in rectal cancer", Cellular Oncology, 2019:1-11.
    Abstract DOI PMID Download Cited by ~75
  21. W. Bulten, P. Bándi, J. Hoven, R. van de Loo, J. Lotz, N. Weiss, J. van der Laak, B. van Ginneken, C. Hulsbergen-van de Kaa and G. Litjens, "Epithelium segmentation using deep learning in H&E-stained prostate specimens with immunohistochemistry as reference standard", Nature Scientific Reports, 2019;9(1).
    Abstract DOI PMID arXiv Cited by ~125

Preprints

  1. N. Pawlowski, S. Bhooshan, N. Ballas, F. Ciompi, B. Glocker and M. Drozdzal, "Needles in Haystacks: On Classifying Tiny Objects in Large Images", arXiv:1908.06037, 2019.
    Abstract DOI arXiv Cited by ~18
  2. A. Simpson, M. Antonelli, S. Bakas, M. Bilello, K. Farahani, B. van Ginneken, A. Kopp-Schneider, B. Landman, G. Litjens, B. Menze, O. Ronneberger, R. Summers, P. Bilic, P. Christ, R. Do, M. Gollub, J. Golia-Pernicka, S. Heckers, W. Jarnagin, M. McHugo, S. Napel, E. Vorontsov, L. Maier-Hein and M. Cardoso, "A large annotated medical image dataset for the development and evaluation of segmentation algorithms", arXiv:1902.09063, 2019.
    Abstract arXiv Cited by ~650
  3. H. Pinckaers and G. Litjens, "Neural Ordinary Differential Equations for Semantic Segmentation of Individual Colon Glands", arXiv:1910.10470, 2019.
    Abstract DOI arXiv Cited by ~28

Papers in conference proceedings

  1. T. de Bel, M. Hermsen, J. Kers, J. van der Laak and G. Litjens, "Stain-Transforming Cycle-Consistent Generative Adversarial Networks for Improved Segmentation of Renal Histopathology", Medical Imaging with Deep Learning, 2019.
    Abstract Url Cited by ~75
  2. J. Bokhorst, H. Pinckaers, P. van Zwam, I. Nagetgaal, J. van der Laak and F. Ciompi, "Learning from sparsely annotated data for semantic segmentation in histopathology images", Medical Imaging with Deep Learning, 2019;102:81-94.
    Abstract Url Cited by ~35
  3. K. Dercksen, W. Bulten and G. Litjens, "Dealing with Label Scarcity in Computational Pathology: A Use Case in Prostate Cancer Classification", Medical Imaging with Deep Learning, 2019.
    Abstract Url Cited by ~6
  4. C. Mercan, M. Balkenhol, J. van der Laak and F. Ciompi, "From Point Annotations to Epithelial Cell Detection in Breast Cancer Histopathology using RetinaNet", Medical Imaging with Deep Learning, 2019.
    Abstract Url Cited by ~6
  5. H. Pinckaers, W. Bulten and G. Litjens, "High resolution whole prostate biopsy classification using streaming stochastic gradient descent", Medical Imaging, 2019(1).
    Abstract DOI Cited by ~3

Abstracts

  1. H. van Zeeland, J. Meakin, B. Liefers, C. González-Gonzalo, A. Vaidyanathan, B. van Ginneken, C. Klaver and C. Sánchez, "EyeNED workstation: Development of a multi-modal vendor-independent application for annotation, spatial alignment and analysis of retinal images", Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 2019.
    Abstract Cited by ~1
  2. W. Bulten, H. Pinckaers, C. Hulsbergen-van de Kaa and G. Litjens, "Automated Gleason Grading of Prostate Biopsies Using Deep Learning", United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP) 108th Annual Meeting, 2019.
    Abstract Cited by ~122
  3. C. González-Gonzalo, B. Liefers, A. Vaidyanathan, H. van Zeeland, C. Klaver and C. Sánchez, "Opening the "black box" of deep learning in automated screening of eye diseases", Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 2019.
    Abstract Url
  4. J. Bokhorst, H. Dawson, A. Blank, I. Zlobec, A. Lugli, M. Vieth, R. Kirsch, M. Urbanowicz, S. Brockmoeller, J. Flejou, L. Rijstenberg, J. van der Laak, F. Ciompi and I. Nagtegaal, "Assessment of tumor buds in colorectal cancer. A large-scale international digital observer study", European Congress of Pathology, 2019.
    Abstract
  5. T. Haddad, N. Farahani, J. Bokhorst, F. Doubrava-Simmer, F. Ciompi, I. Nagtegaal and J. van der Laak, "A Colorectal Carcinoma in 3D: Merging Knife-Edge Scanning Microscopy and Deep Learning", EACR, 2019.
    Abstract
  6. B. Liefers, J. Colijn, C. González-Gonzalo, A. Vaidyanathan, H. van Zeeland, P. Mitchell, C. Klaver and C. Sánchez, "Prediction of areas at risk of developing geographic atrophy in color fundus images using deep learning", Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 2019.
    Abstract
  7. N. Khalili, N. Lessmann, E. Turk, M. Viergever, M. Benders and I. Isgum, "Brain tissue segmentation in fetal MRI using convolutional neural networks with simulated intensity inhomogeneities", Annual Meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 2019.
    Abstract
  8. M. Hermsen, T. de Bel, M. den Boer, E. Steenbergen, J. Kers, S. Florquin, J. Roelofs, M. Stegall, M. Alexander, B. Smith, B. Smeets, L. Hilbrands and J. van der Laak, "Deep learning-based histopathological assessment of renal tissue", American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2019, 2019.
    Abstract
  9. W. Aswolinskiy, H. Horlings, L. Mulder, J. van der Laak, J. Wesseling, E. Lips and F. Ciompi, "Potential of an AI-based digital biomarker to predict neoadjuvant chemotherapy response from preoperative biopsies of Luminal-B breast cancer", European Congress of Pathology, 2019.
    Abstract

Master theses

  1. D. Geijs, "Tumor segmentation in fluorescent TNBC immunohistochemical multiplex images using deep learning", Master thesis, 2019.
    Abstract
  2. P. Sonsma, "Lymphocyte detection in hematoxylin-eosin stained histopathological images of breast cancer", Master thesis, 2019.
    Abstract
  3. M. van Rijthoven, "Cancer research in digital pathology using convolutional neural networks", Master thesis, 2019.
    Abstract
  4. J. Winkens, "Out-of-distribution detection for computational pathology with multi-head ensembles", Master thesis, 2019.
    Abstract
  5. E. Stoelinga, "Extracting biomarkers from hematoxylin-eosin stained histopathological images of lung cancer", Master thesis, 2019.
    Abstract
  6. G. Mooij, "Using GANs to synthetically stain histopathological images to generate training data for automatic mitosis detection in breast tissue", Master thesis, 2019.
    Abstract