Jane P Ko

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Jane Ko

Professor, Department of Radiology
Flwp Dir Thoracic Radiology Program NYU Radiology Associates

Contact Info

660 First Avenue
New York, NY 10016



— Masschussetts General Hospital-Thoracic Radiology, Clinical Fellowships
— Univ of Chicago, Pritzker Sch of Medicine, Medical Education
— New England Deaconess Hospital Hospital--Radiology, Residency Training
— University of Chicago Hospitals--Medicine, Internship

Research Summary

Research interests have centered on the use of thin-section CT and development of computer techniques to evaluate for, characterize and follow up small pulmonary nodules. Small pulmonary nodules are difficult to detect given their size, and research has addressed the influence of computer aided diagnosis and image compression on nodule detection. Additionally, small pulmonary nodules are not easily characterized in terms of benign or malignant potential by other modalities such as lung biopsy or PET, secondary to size constraints. Current methods for assessing these nodules may be improved by the application of computer methods, such as volume and growth analysis. Technology that enables registration of two CT studies of a patient performed at different times has been investigated and may facilitate the comparison of multiple CT studies in patients with multiple nodules. Dr. Ko enjoys involving residents and medical students on her research projects.

Research Interests

Pulmonary nodule characterization, computer image analysis, lung cancer

Imaging the Solitary Pulmonary Nodule
Alpert, Jeffrey B; Lowry, Conor M; Ko, Jane P
2015-06-01; 1557-8216,Clinics in chest medicine - id: 1603822, year: 2015 REVIEW

Pitfalls in pulmonary nodule characterization
Godoy, Myrna C B; Truong, Mylene T; Carter, Brett W; Viswanathan, Chitra; de Groot, Patricia; Ko, Jane P
2015-06-01; 1558-4658,Seminars in roentgenology - id: 1602912, year: 2015 Journal Article

Imaging the post-thoracotomy patient: anatomic changes and postoperative complications
Alpert, Jeffrey B; Godoy, Myrna C B; Degroot, Patricia M; Truong, Mylene T; Ko, Jane P
2013-12-02; 0033-8389,Radiologic clinics of North America - id: 652492, year: 2014 Journal Article

Ko, Jane P
2013-12-02; 0033-8389,Radiologic clinics of North America - id: 652502, year: 2014 Editorial

Current readings: radiologic interpretation of the part-solid nodule: clinical relevance and novel technologies
Ko, Jane P; Naidich, David P
2014-12-08; 1043-0679,Seminars in thoracic & cardiovascular surgery - id: 1369252, year: 2014 Journal Article