Robust Scatterer Number Density Segmentation of Ultrasound Images

  title={Robust Scatterer Number Density Segmentation of Ultrasound Images},
  author={Ali Kafaei Zad Tehrani and Iv{\'a}n M. Rosado-Mendez and Hassan Rivaz},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control},
Quantitative ultrasound (QUS) aims to reveal information about the tissue microstructure using backscattered echo signals from clinical scanners. Among different QUS parameters, scatterer number density is an important property that can affect the estimation of other QUS parameters. Scatterer number density can be classified into high or low scatterer densities. If there are more than ten scatterers inside the resolution cell, the envelope data are considered as fully developed speckle (FDS… 


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