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Digital Object Identifier (DOI) : 10.14569/IJACSA.2010.010312
Article Published in International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications(IJACSA), Volume 1 Issue 3, 2010.
Abstract: This paper presents an enhanced Segmentation technique for use on noisy B-mode ultrasound images of the carotid artery. This method is based on Image Enhancement, Edge detection and Morphological operations in Boundary detection. This procedure may simplify the job of the practitioner for analyzing accuracy and variability of segmentation results. Possible plaque regions are also highlighted. A thorough evaluation of the method in the clinical environment shows that inter observer variability is evidently decreased and so is the overall analysis time. The results demonstrate that it has the potential to perform qualitatively better than applying existing methods in intima and adventitial layer detection on B-mode images.
V Savithri and S.Purushothaman, “Enhanced Segmentation Procedure for Intima-Adventitial Layers of Common Carotid Artery” International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications(IJACSA), 1(3), 2010. http://dx.doi.org/10.14569/IJACSA.2010.010312