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Author De Craene, M. ♦ Marchesseau, S. ♦ Heyde, B. ♦ Gao, H. ♦ Alessandrini, M. ♦ Bernard, O. ♦ Piella, G. ♦ Porras, A.R. ♦ Tautz, L. ♦ Hennemuth, A. ♦ Prakosa, A. ♦ Liebgott, H. ♦ Somphone, O. ♦ Allain, P. ♦ Makram Ebeid, S. ♦ Delingette, H. ♦ Sermesant, M. ♦ D'hooge, J. ♦ Saloux, E.
Sponsorship IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society ♦ IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society ♦ IEEE Signal Processing Society ♦ IEEE Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control Society
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©1982
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science ♦ Technology ♦ Medicine & health ♦ Engineering & allied operations
Subject Keyword Three-dimensional displays ♦ Strain ♦ Ultrasonic imaging ♦ Myocardium ♦ Speckle ♦ Tracking ♦ Imaging ♦ validation ♦ Biomechanical modeling ♦ heart ♦ three-dimensional (3D) ultrasound ♦ tracking
Abstract This paper evaluates five 3D ultrasound tracking algorithms regarding their ability to quantify abnormal deformation in timing or amplitude. A synthetic database of B-mode image sequences modeling healthy, ischemic and dyssynchrony cases was generated for that purpose. This database is made publicly available to the community. It combines recent advances in electromechanical and ultrasound modeling. For modeling heart mechanics, the Bestel-Clement-Sorine electromechanical model was applied to a realistic geometry. For ultrasound modeling, we applied a fast simulation technique to produce realistic images on a set of scatterers moving according to the electromechanical simulation result. Tracking and strain accuracies were computed and compared for all evaluated algorithms. For tracking, all methods were estimating myocardial displacements with an error below 1 mm on the ischemic sequences. The introduction of a dilated geometry was found to have a significant impact on accuracy. Regarding strain, all methods were able to recover timing differences between segments, as well as low strain values. On all cases, radial strain was found to have a low accuracy in comparison to longitudinal and circumferential components.
Description Author affiliation :: Fraunhofer MEVIS, Bremen, Germany
Author affiliation :: DTIC, Univ. Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
Author affiliation :: Philips Res., Medisys, Suresnes, France
Author affiliation :: Inria-Asclepios Project, Sophia Antipolis, France
Author affiliation :: Dept. Cardiovascular Sci., Catholic Univ. of Leuven (KU Leuven), Leuven, Belgium
Author affiliation :: Dept. of Cardiology, Caen Univ. Hosp., Caen, France
Author affiliation :: CREATIS, Univ. de Lyon, Lyon, France
ISSN 02780062
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2013-01-01
Publisher Place U.S.A.
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Volume Number 32
Issue Number 9
Size (in Bytes) 2.38 MB
Page Count 15
Starting Page 1632
Ending Page 1646


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library