13 March 2009 Automated ultrasound measurement of artery thickness
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Abstract
Measuring the artery thickness can detect potential blockages in blood flow. Automating parts of the measurement could improve both the accuracy and repeatability, leading to more consistent treatment. We develop a process for extracting the artery boundaries from an ultrasound image, then consistently measuring the artery thickness. The measurements result in excellent agreement between computer-calculated values and expert measurements.­
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Dave Tahmoush, Dave Tahmoush, Yu-Bu Lee, Yu-Bu Lee, Myoung-Hee Kim, Myoung-Hee Kim, } "Automated ultrasound measurement of artery thickness", Proc. SPIE 7265, Medical Imaging 2009: Ultrasonic Imaging and Signal Processing, 72650G (13 March 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.811376; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.811376
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