Image analysis techniques for automated IVUS contour detection.

Abstract

Intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) constitutes a valuable technique for the diagnosis of coronary atherosclerosis. The detection of lumen and media-adventitia borders in IVUS images represents a necessary step towards the reliable quantitative assessment of atherosclerosis. In this work, a fully automated technique for the detection of lumen and media… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2008.01.022

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