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Prostate cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer death in men. Early detection of prostate cancer is very essential for the success of the treatment. Ultrasound B-mode images is the standard mean for imaging the prostate. The manual analysis of the ultrasound images consumes much time and effort. It is necessary to develop an automated algorithm to(More)
In this paper, we described and validated a semi-automated algorithm based on the level set method to segment the media-adventitia boundary (MAB) and lumen-intima boundary (LIB) of the carotid arteries from 3D ultrasound (3DUS) images to support the computation of carotid vessel wall volume (VWV). We incorporated local region-based and edge-based energies(More)
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