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Deep Learning in Medical Ultrasound Image Segmentation: a Review [article]

Ziyang Wang
2021 arXiv   pre-print
In addition, common evaluation methods for image segmentation and ultrasound image segmentation datasets are summarized.  ...  In this review article, deep-learning-based methods for ultrasound image segmentation are categorized into six main groups according to their architectures and training at first.  ...  Ultrasound Nerve Segmentation Challenge 580×420 5636 A collection of nerves called the Brachial Plexus (BP) N/A Breast Ultrasound Teaching File Average 377×396 6600 Age, Menopausal, Hormonal Replacement  ... 
arXiv:2002.07703v3 fatcat:dosuiqzoh5e6tm4754wmxeifam

Artificial intelligence in musculoskeletal ultrasound imaging

YiRang Shin, Jaemoon Yang, Young Han Lee, Sungjun Kim
2020 Ultrasonography  
Moreover, we outline challenges and a range of opportunities for AI in musculoskeletal US practice.  ...  disorders, predictive analysis with classification and regression, and automated image segmentation.  ...  DCNN-based nerve segmentation with variants inspired by the original U-Net architecture was applied [59, 60] to NERVE datasets (brachial plexus segmentation in US images, available at https:// www.kaggle.com  ... 
doi:10.14366/usg.20080 pmid:33242932 pmcid:PMC7758096 fatcat:frgqfa5r5vawze43oe2iip2zvm

Empirical Analysis of Deep Convolutional Generative Adversarial Network for Ultrasound Image Synthesis

Dheeraj Kumar, Mayuri A. Mehta, Indranath Chatterjee
2021 Open Biomedical Engineering Journal  
In this paper, we present an empirical analysis of the state-of-the-art Deep Convolutional Generative Adversarial Network (DCGAN) for generating synthetic ultrasound images.  ...  Aims: This work aims to explore the utilization of deep convolutional generative adversarial networks for the synthesis of ultrasound images and to leverage its capabilities.  ...  The nerve image dataset collected from the Kaggle repository contains 5,312 ultrasound images of nerve wherein the brachial plexus is not present.  ... 
doi:10.2174/1874120702115010071 fatcat:oov5q5dem5gyjofq3prwufq7wu

A Truly Injectable Neural Stimulation Electrode Made From an In-Body Curing Polymer/Metal Composite [article]

James K. Trevathan, Ian Baumgart, Evan N. Nicolai, Brian A. Gosink, Anders J. Asp, Megan L. Settell, Shyam R. Polaconda, Kevin Malerick, Sarah K. Brodnick, Weifeng Zeng, Bruce E. Knudsen, Andrea L. McConico (+11 others)
2019 bioRxiv   pre-print
Acute in vivo testing of an Injectrode injected around the complex compound motor nerve branches of the brachial plexus proved low current stimulation induced tetanic activation of the terminal muscles  ...  heart rate changes via vagus nerve stimulation in swine.  ...  and Mechanical Reliability Characterization Center for their assistance in collecting mechanical testing data.  ... 
doi:10.1101/584995 fatcat:zujhytioznbzhacqstygyo4cti

Transfer Learning U-Net Deep Learning for Lung Ultrasound Segmentation [article]

Dorothy Cheng, Edmund Y. Lam
2021 arXiv   pre-print
This study focuses on completing segmentation of the ribs from lung ultrasound images and finding the best TL technique with U-Net, a convolutional neural network for precise and fast image segmentation  ...  Transfer learning (TL) for medical image segmentation helps deep learning models achieve more accurate performances when there are scarce medical images.  ...  [20] It provided the dataset and U-Net coding examples of segmenting the Brachial Plexus, a collection of nerves, in US images.  ... 
arXiv:2110.02196v1 fatcat:doqxhko37rbgznrgsiqdlj6n3u

Removal of speckle noises from ultrasound images using five different deep learning networks

Onur Karaoğlu, Hasan Şakir Bilge, İhsan Uluer
2021 Engineering Science and Technology, an International Journal  
The authors declare that they have no known competing financial interests or personal relationships that could have appeared to influence the work reported in this paper.  ...  Speckle noises with Rayleigh distribution at sigma = 0.10, 0.25, 0.50, 0.75 standard deviations were added to ultrasound images obtained from the body's brachial plexus region.  ...  Driven Deep Neural Network for Image Restoration (DPDNN) [37] , and Fingerprint Image Denoising and Inpainting Using MÀNet Based Convolutional Neural Networks (FPD-MÀNet)) [38] .  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jestch.2021.06.010 fatcat:bbo7zhyysfcuxi7z6qvao7r4ai

Evidence-based pain management: is the concept of integrative medicine applicable?

Rostyslav V Bubnov
2012 The EPMA Journal  
Neuromuscular imaging should be crucial for emergence of studies concerning advanced neuroimaging technologies to predict movement disorders, postural imbalance with integrated application of imaging,  ...  For personalized approach, the combination of the modalities of ultrasound, EMG, MRI, PET, and SPECT gives new opportunities to experimental and clinical studies.  ...  Puncture of the lateral pterygoid muscle under ultrasound guidance (right bottom). Figure 6 6 Ultrasound of brachial plexus neuropathy.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1878-5085-3-13 pmid:23088743 pmcid:PMC3533862 fatcat:h7nr6cbpcrasnmizr2bfqlnfva

Intraamniotic Zika virus inoculation of pregnant rhesus macaques produces fetal neurologic disease

Lark L. Coffey, Rebekah I. Keesler, Patricia A. Pesavento, Kevin Woolard, Anil Singapuri, Jennifer Watanabe, Christina Cruzen, Kari L. Christe, Jodie Usachenko, JoAnn Yee, Victoria A. Heng, Eliza Bliss-Moreau (+18 others)
2018 Nature Communications  
neural precursor cells.  ...  The other three fetuses are carried to near term and euthanized; while none display gross microcephaly, all show ZIKV RNA in many tissues, especially in the brain, which exhibits calcifications and reduced  ...  expedited approval for work on this project.  ... 
doi:10.1038/s41467-018-04777-6 pmid:29925843 pmcid:PMC6010452 fatcat:2yts6yeeajeylg5qua52tuz7be

2021 AIUM Award Winners

2021 Journal of ultrasound in medicine  
This article describes an axillary mass with brachial plexus nerve compression as main manifestations.  ...  Methods: We have used Google Scholar as search engine with the following keywords: endometrium, ultrasound, convolutional neural network, deep learning, machine learning, classification segmentation.  ...  In 8 out of 11 scans (72.7% of the time), the ultrasound student was able to obtain adequate images without faculty assistance.  ... 
doi:10.1002/jum.15752 fatcat:v4nx5fvjwndrzfppaiaylgon64

THE 7TH INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM OF CLINICAL AND APPLIED ANATOMY. El 7º Simposio Internacional de Anatomía Clínica y Aplicada

Susana Biasutto
2016 Revista Argentina de Anatomía Clínica  
In this case the SBA was accompanied by another deep stem common for circumflex humeral arteries, deep brachial artery, and superior ulnar collateral artery.  ...  Results: 3-D reconstruction of radiological images was performed for facial nerve, semicircular canals and cochlea and after dissecting the facial nerve segments in cadavers the 3-D course of facial nerve  ...  Down syndrome was a main diagnosis in 3.8% patients. Conclusion. Approximately third of all human congenital malformations are estimated to derive from the various segments of neural crest anomalies.  ... 
doi:10.31051/1852.8023.v7.n3.14192 fatcat:ckq35cr3dndwfamuwjakzashxy

17th Quadrennial Meeting of the World Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery. Berlin, Germany, June 26-29, 2017: Abstracts

2017 Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery  
Using diffusion tensor imaging (DTI), we segmented the ALIC based on frontal connectivity and used the resulting segmentation to evaluate capsulotomy targeting in OCD.  ...  Subcortical nuclei were segmented from T1-weighted, T2weighted, and susceptibility-weighted images.  ...  This study highlights the role of unique structural changes in TN and structural brain imaging towards a more objective definition of neuropathic pain disorders.  ... 
doi:10.1159/000478281 pmid:28641280 fatcat:ivcbjloukfgiriry65t37fccm4

Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons

Howard Clarke, Peter Lennox, Murray Allen, Tracey Thomson
2016 Plastic Surgery  
Specifically, a Neural Network/Hidden Markov hybrid for abnormal flow detection was utilized.  ...  medial triceps branch since 2007 to reconstruct axillary nerve function in both brachial plexus and isolated axillary nerve palsies.  ...  Poor supination contributes to disability in patients with obstetrical brachial plexus injury; 2. Distal nerve transfers may be potential option for improving supination in these patients.  ... 
doi:10.1177/229255031602400206 pmcid:PMC4942236 fatcat:vuh7qiyzpng25bdwyuw2fk4o34

Equine Cervical Pain and Dysfunction: Pathology, Diagnosis and Treatment

Melinda R. Story, Kevin K. Haussler, Yvette S. Nout-Lomas, Tawfik A. Aboellail, Christopher E. Kawcak, Myra F. Barrett, David D. Frisbie, C. Wayne McIlwraith
2021 Animals  
After completing the clinical evaluation, several imaging modalities may be implemented to help determine the underlying pathologic processes.  ...  There are multiple treatment options available and each must be carefully chosen for an individual horse.  ...  In horses, cervical radiculopathy typically results in localized pain within caudal cervical region and forelimb lameness due to peripheral nerve contributions from the brachial plexus [20] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/ani11020422 pmid:33562089 fatcat:quzvqgvxdveinirun5pz4qse5y

Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons

Howard clarke, Peter Lennox, Murray allen Tracey thomson
2016 Plastic Surgery  
Specifically, a Neural Network/Hidden Markov hybrid for abnormal flow detection was utilized.  ...  axillary nerve function in both brachial plexus and isolated axillary nerve palsies.  ...  : Traumatic brachial plexus injuries (BP) result in debilitating injury.  ... 
doi:10.4172/plastic-surgery.1000960 fatcat:fq3gqtbx7reydikpk4yscou5rq

Abstracts of the 2018 AANS/CNS Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves Annual Meeting

2018 Neurosurgical Focus  
A delayed post-treatment testing period was used to assess for durable improvement in function. Results: All subjects demonstrated improvement in hand strength and upper extremity functional metrics.  ...  One patient developed a transient femoral nerve injury. Five patients with radiographic graft subsidence subsequently required posterior instrumentation.  ...  Specifically, a deep convolutional neural network was used for the segmentation process.  ... 
doi:10.3171/2018.3.foc-aspnabstracts pmid:29517273 fatcat:yyrittpuifdmxlmelipbcvmjry
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