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Table 2 Performance comparison of lung nodule detection methods by sensitivity, FP, number of nodules, size and response time

From: Computer-aided detection system for lung cancer in computed tomography scans: Review and future prospects

Methods Year Sensitivity FP N ° of nodules Size Response time Type of nodules
Xu et al. [70] 1997 70% 1,7 per image 122 4 - 27mm 20s NI
Armato et al. [48] 1999 70% 9,6 per case 187 3,1 - 27,8mm NI Solitary and juxtapleural
Lee et al. [45] 2001 72% 25,3 per case 98 < 10mm 187 min NI
Suzuki et al. [71] 2003 80,3% 4,8 per case 121 4 - 27mm 1,4s Juxtavascular, hilum, ground-glass opacity andjuxtapleural
Murphy et al. [40] 2007 84% 8,2 per case 268 2 - 14mm NI Pleural and non-pleural
Ye et al. [23] 2009 90,2% 8,2 per case 220 2 - 20mm 2,5 min Juxtavascular, isolated, ground-glass opacityand juxtapleural
Messay, Hardie and Rogers [21] 2010 82,66% 3 per case 143 3 - 30mm 2,3 min Juxtavascular, solitary, ground-glass opacityand juxtapleural
Liu et al. [20] 2010 97% 4,3 per case 32 NI NI Solitary
Kumar et al. [75] 2011 86% 2,17 per case 538 NI NI NI
Tan et al. [76] 2011 87,5% 4 per case 574 3 - 30mm NI Isolated, juxtavascular, and juxtapleural
Hong, Li and Yang [22] 2012 89,47% 11,9 per case 44 NI NI Solitary
Cascio et al. [65] 2012 97% 6,1 per case 148 ≥ 3mm 1,5 min Internal and juxtapleural
Orozco et al. [63] 2012 96,15% 2 per case 50 NI NI NI
Teramoto and Fujita [24] 2013 80% 4,2 per case 103 5 - 20mm 30s Juxtavascular, isolated, ground-glass opacityand juxtapleural
  1. (NI = Not Informed).