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Fully Automated Integrated Segmentation of Carotid Artery Ultrasound Images Using DBSCAN and Affinity Propagation

S. Latha, Dhanalakshmi Samiappan, P. Muthu, R. Kumar
2021 Journal of Medical and Biological Engineering  
Purpose B-mode ultrasound images are used in identifying the presence of fat deposit if any in carotid artery.  ...  Results The proposed parameter free, fully automatic segmentation method combining Affinity propagation and DBSCAN are evaluated for a database of 361 images and gives reinforced results in the longitudinal  ...  Funding The work is funded by The Institution of Engineers (India). Data Availability Data available on request from the authors. Code Availability Code available on request from the authors.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s40846-020-00586-9 fatcat:rxxwsryxxnehnouqqqmyvhjd4q

3D Ultrasound image segmentation: A Survey [article]

Mohammad Hamed Mozaffari, WonSook Lee
2016 arXiv   pre-print
Three-dimensional Ultrasound image segmentation methods are surveyed in this paper.  ...  We select the studies that have addressed the problem of medical three-dimensional Ultrasound image segmentation utilizing their proposed techniques.  ...  Supervised segmentation of infant hip dysplasia based on optimized graph search have been proposed by [121] which slice contours are specified by user as a curve passing through points in the graph and  ... 
arXiv:1611.09811v1 fatcat:gwpegdj7ifhztidyksxy7e6h2q

A State-of-the-Art Review on Segmentation Algorithms in Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS) Images

A. Katouzian, E. D. Angelini, S. G. Carlier, J. S. Suri, N. Navab, A. F. Laine
2012 IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine  
IVUS provides cross-sectional grayscale images of the arterial wall and the extent of atherosclerotic plaques with high spatial resolution in real time.  ...  Over the past two decades, intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) image segmentation has remained a challenge for researchers while the use of this imaging modality is rapidly growing in catheterization procedures  ...  They extracted 263 spatial, textural, and spectral features and used an Adaboost classifier for feature space dimensionality reduction and classification.  ... 
doi:10.1109/titb.2012.2189408 pmid:22389156 fatcat:5aolcwoyezdf5a6g2qhezdgiwa

Artificial Intelligence in Quantitative Ultrasound Imaging: A Review [article]

Boran Zhou, Xiaofeng Yang, Tian Liu
2020 arXiv   pre-print
Quantitative ultrasound (QUS) imaging is a reliable, fast and inexpensive technique to extract physically descriptive parameters for assessing pathologies.  ...  Despite its safety and efficacy, QUS suffers from several major drawbacks: poor imaging quality, inter- and intra-observer variability which hampers the reproducibility of measurements.  ...  stress echocardiography based on features from rest and stress sequences [72] . 19 out of 30 features were selected via a feature selection technique.  ... 
arXiv:2003.11658v1 fatcat:iujuh7gra5ax7od2gxoo6yrbpe

A state of the art review on intima–media thickness (IMT) measurement and wall segmentation techniques for carotid ultrasound

Filippo Molinari, Guang Zeng, Jasjit S. Suri
2010 Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine  
Identification of the wall points in ultrasound longitudinal carotid imaging. (A) original B-Mode image (CCA = common carotid artery).  ...  We tested the technique on a database consisting of 200 randomly selected longitudinal images containing both healthy than diseased vessels. We discarded images of arteries with plaques.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.cmpb.2010.04.007 pmid:20478640 fatcat:vr6sb4yr5rf5dp5l3qyyqcc5v4

Artificial Intelligence in Translational Medicine

Simone Brogi, Vincenzo Calderone
2021 International Journal of Translational Medicine  
one.  ...  Interestingly, between preclinical and clinical research, translational research is benefitting from computer-based approaches, transforming the design and execution of translational research, resulting  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijtm1030016 fatcat:c6g6ld26gjg6jbkcddauo44qvu

A survey on deep learning in medical image analysis

Geert Litjens, Thijs Kooi, Babak Ehteshami Bejnordi, Arnaud Arindra Adiyoso Setio, Francesco Ciompi, Mohsen Ghafoorian, Jeroen A.W.M. van der Laak, Bram van Ginneken, Clara I. Sánchez
2017 Medical Image Analysis  
This paper reviews the major deep learning concepts pertinent to medical image analysis and summarizes over 300 contributions to the field, most of which appeared in the last year.  ...  Deep learning algorithms, in particular convolutional networks, have rapidly become a methodology of choice for analyzing medical images.  ...  Conference proceedings for MICCAI (including workshops), SPIE, ISBI and EMBC were searched based on titles of papers. We checked references in all selected papers and consulted colleagues.  ... 
doi:10.1016/ pmid:28778026 fatcat:esbj72ftwvbgzh6jgw367k73j4

B - Scientific Sessions

2010 Insights into Imaging  
Conclusion: Perfusion imaging of the whole pancreas allows for discrimination between changes in pancreatic oedema and necrosis in early phase of severe acute pancreatitis.  ...  Results: In all patients, the entire pancreas was completely covered by the 16 cm scan field. Automatic image registration failed in two patients and manual adjustments were needed.  ...  B-528 11:33 Texture features based on local topological texture analysis of calcaneal X-ray images are correlated with femoral bone mineral density H.F. Boehm, B. Baumert, M. Koerner, U.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s13244-010-0011-1 pmid:23099631 pmcid:PMC3534347 fatcat:yfnq3lgteja2lfjl66ivdfnoum

2021 AIUM Award Winners

2021 Journal of ultrasound in medicine  
The mechanical scanning device operates by acquiring multiple two-dimensional ultrasound images and reconstructing a real time three-dimensional image using custom in-house software.  ...  Methods: Three-dimensional ultrasound images were acquired using a Canon Aplio i800 Ultrasound system.  ...  Ultrasound studies performed include scans of the abdominal aorta, bladder, scrotum, carotid artery, and wrist.  ... 
doi:10.1002/jum.15752 fatcat:v4nx5fvjwndrzfppaiaylgon64

A combined local and global motion estimation and compensation method for cardiac CT

Qiulin Tang, Beshan Chiang, Akinola Akinyemi, Alexander Zamyatin, Bibo Shi, Satoru Nakanishi, Bruce R. Whiting, Christoph Hoeschen
2014 Medical Imaging 2014: Physics of Medical Imaging  
Particularly, the semi-supervised clustering is implemented as a graph partition problem by modeling each voxel as one node of the graph and connecting each pair of voxels with an edge weighted by a similarity  ...  The validation compares displacements of plaque points with manual trackings by 3 experts in 11 carotids.  ...  2 cm) in tens of minutes yielding images containing millions of spectra. Spectra are then automatically classified as one of seven cell-types in prostate tissue in a matter of seconds.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.2043492 fatcat:fyzpc5m6jbh7fjohqpdmtzkhte

Non-Technical Skills in Surgical Disciplines: Communication Styles & Attitudes Towards Uncertainty and Risk in Surgical Staff, Trainees and Applicants: A Comparative Study

Bart Doyen, Isabelle Van Herzeele, Heidi Maertens, Peter Vlerick, Frank Vermassen
2019 European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery  
The primary aim of the present study was to determine the association between histological features and ultrasonic plaque texture features after carotid endarterectomy.  ...  Methods -B-mode ultrasound images of carotid plaques were obtained during preoperative scanning and texture measurements were made using commercially available software (LifeQ Medical).  ...  Using image-based fusion software, fusion can be used, and is accurate and safe even when patients are awake and moving in the imaging suite.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ejvs.2019.06.539 fatcat:wegy37u6nbdabeg4zlvypqhmwq

ECR 2012 Book of Abstracts - A - Postergraduate Educational Programme

2012 Insights into Imaging  
The use of imaging probes based on different tracers with advanced high-resolution equipment allows viewing complex molecular and cellular structures.  ...  Medical imaging is achieving greater effectiveness as a tool to make accurate diagnoses, assess biological aggressiveness and monitor treatment response.  ...  This includes a three-dimensional assessment of the liver segments based on vascular and biliary tree distribution.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s13244-012-0153-4 pmid:22696127 pmcid:PMC3481066 fatcat:te6ctbtakzh5njsw43geghw3ta

2021 Index IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement Vol. 70

2021 IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement  
Article numbers are based on specified topic areas and corresponding codes associated with the publication.  ...  -that appeared in this periodical during 2021, and items from previous years that were commented upon or corrected in 2021.  ...  ., +, TIM 2021 6003608 Fault Diagnosis Based on Multiscale Texture Features of Cable Terminal on EMU of High-Speed Railway.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tim.2022.3156705 fatcat:dmqderzenrcopoyipv3v4vh4ry

Novel ultrasound features for the identification of the vulnerable carotid plaque

Grigoris Makris, George Geroulakos, Andrew Nicolaides
Aim of this thesis: The evaluation of novel carotid plaque features for the characterisation of plaque composition, volume and motion using 2 and 3 dimensional ultrasound technology.  ...  In order to assess the potential of 3D ultrasound carotid imaging we also developed a special methodology using a 3D broadband, linear array probe and the Q-lab software.  ...  Novel 2D ultrasound features and the ACSRS study 17.3.1.Novel texture features for plaque composition analysis The current ultrasound evaluation of carotid plaque composition is based on the image analysis  ... 
doi:10.25560/24573 fatcat:f2aiuy6sjff7tlgihkod4zwfse

Abstracts for Canadian Stroke Conference

2012 Stroke  
In a Canadian health centre, ICH treatment costs were significantly associated with patient age, level of comorbidity, in-hospital mortality, and surgical treatment.  ...  Currently however, there is no clear understanding of which factors are associated with cost in any Canadian setting and thus no way of understanding how to plan ICH healthcare spending.  ...  We compute three different textures (corresponding to image features used for differential diagnosis) in matched spherical regions mirrored across the brain mid-plane.  ... 
doi:10.1161/01.str.0000422054.44193.87 fatcat:egqdibdvafgrdl6ficwy7hzhwe
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