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B-line Detection in Lung Ultrasound Videos: Cartesian vs Polar Representation

@article{Kerdegari2021BlineDI,
  title={B-line Detection in Lung Ultrasound Videos: Cartesian vs Polar Representation},
  author={Hamideh Kerdegari and Phung Tran Huy Nhat and Angela McBride and Luigi Pisani and Reza Razavi and Louise Thwaites and Sophie Yacoub and Alberto Gomez},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2021},
  volume={abs/2107.12291}
}
Lung ultrasound (LUS) imaging is becoming popular in the intensive care units (ICU) for assessing lung abnormalities such as the appearance of B-line artefacts as a result of severe dengue. These artefacts appear in the LUS images and disappear quickly, making their manual detection very challenging. They also extend radially following the propagation of the sound waves. As a result, we hypothesize that a polar representation may be more adequate for automatic image analysis of these images… Expand

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