Fetal lung maturity analysis using ultrasound image features

@article{Prakash2002FetalLM,
  title={Fetal lung maturity analysis using ultrasound image features},
  author={K. N. Bhanu Prakash and A. G. Ramakrishnan and S. Suresh and T. W. P. Chow},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine},
  year={2002},
  volume={6},
  pages={38-45}
}
This pilot study was carried out to find the feasibility of analyzing the maturity of the fetal lung using ultrasound images. [] Key Method A region of interest of 64/spl times/64 pixels was used for extracting the features. Various textural features were computed from the fetal lung and liver images. The ratios of fetal lung to liver feature values were investigated as possible indexes for classifying the images into those from mature (reduced pulmonary risk) and immature (possible pulmonary risk) lung.

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