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Cross-Frame Ultrasonic Color Doppler Flow Heart Image Unwrapping

  • Artem YatchenkoEmail author
  • Andrey Krylov
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9126)

Abstract

Ultrasonic color Doppler flow image unwrapping algorithm that uses cross-frame connection is proposed and compared with other unwrapping methods. An original complex phase preliminary filtration is used to suppress a false-aliasing artifact and to improve the results. Flow variances are used as weight coefficients in the minimization energy function. For the comparison a test data series is constructed. It uses an anatomic 3D left ventricle region model for the simulation of the blood flow. Experiments show that cross-frame weights significantly improve the quality of unwrapping.

Keywords

Ultrasound color doppler flow mapping Cross-frame Phase unwrapping Heart Blood flow model Algorithms comparison 

Notes

Acknowledgments

The work was supported by Russian Science Foundation grant #14-11-00308.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Laboratory of Mathematical Methods of Image Processing, Faculty of Computational Mathematics and CyberneticsLomonosov Moscow State UniversityMoscowRussia

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