Bilateral Asymmetry of Ultrasound-Image-Based Mechanical and Textural Features in Subjects with Asymptomatic Carotid Artery Disease

Golemati, Spyretta ;   Tsiaparas, Nikos ;   Nikita, Konstantina ;   Gastounioti, Aimilia

Tags Image analysis, processing and classification

Carotid atherosclerosis is a principal cause of stroke and transient ischaemic attack. It has recently been postulated that potential...

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Dual Fuzzy-Snake Model for IMT Measurement in Carotid Ultrasound Images of Low and High-Risk Patients

Molinari, Filippo ;   Balestra, Gabriella ;   Rosati, Samanta

Tags Image analysis, processing and classificationImage registration, segmentation, compression and visualization

The carotid artery intima-media thickness (cIMT) is commonly deemed an indicator for cardiovascular diseases. Several methods were proposed...

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Texture Analysis of the Media-Layer of the Left and Right Common Carotid Artery

Loizou, Christos ;   Pattichis, Constantinos ;   Nicolaides, Andrew ;   Kyriacou, Efthyvoulos ;   Griffin, Maura ;   Georgiou, Niki

Tags Image analysis, processing and classification

The intima–media thickness (IMT) of the common carotid artery (CCA) is a well-known indicator of cardiovascular disease (CVD). The objective...

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Toward Diagnostic Criteria for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction from Myocardial Deformation

Gamarnik, Viktor ;   Russo, Cesare ;   Angelini, Elsa ;   Laine, Andrew

Tags Disease diagnostic and prognostic modelsDisplay and visualization of medical dataImage analysis, processing and classification

Today, echocardiography is regarded as the clinical gold standard for evaluation of left ventricular (LV) dysfunction. Although a number of...

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Tracking Arterial Wall Motion in a 2D+t Volume

Zahnd, Guillaume ;   Balocco, Simone ;   Vray, Didier ;   Sérusclat, André ;   Orkisz, Maciej ;   Moulin, Philippe

Tags Health risk evaluation and modelingImage analysis, processing and classificationImage registration, segmentation, compression and visualization

The aim of this study is to propose a motion tracking framework dedicated to estimate the trajectory of the common carotid artery wall in...

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