A Robust Automatic Ultrasound Spectral Envelope Estimation
AbstractAccurate estimation of ultrasound Doppler spectrogram envelope is essential for clinical pathological diagnosis of various cardiovascular diseases. However, due to intrinsic spectral broadening in the power spectrum and speckle noise existing in ultrasound images, it is difficult to obtain the accurate maximum velocity. Each of the standard existing methods has their own limitations and does not work well in complicated recordings. This paper proposes a robust automatic spectral envelope estimation method that is more accurate in phantom recordings and various in-vivo recordings than the currently used methods. Comparisons were performed on phantom recordings of the carotid artery with varying noise and additional in-vivo recordings. The accuracy of the proposed method was on average 8% greater than the existing methods. The experimental results demonstrate the wide applicability under different blood conditions and the robustness of the proposed algorithm. View Full-Text
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Li, J.; Zhang, Y.; Liu, X.; Liu, P.; Yin, H.; Liu, D.C. A Robust Automatic Ultrasound Spectral Envelope Estimation. Information 2019, 10, 199.
Li J, Zhang Y, Liu X, Liu P, Yin H, Liu DC. A Robust Automatic Ultrasound Spectral Envelope Estimation. Information. 2019; 10(6):199.Chicago/Turabian Style
Li, Jinkai; Zhang, Yi; Liu, Xin; Liu, Paul; Yin, Hao; Liu, Dong C. 2019. "A Robust Automatic Ultrasound Spectral Envelope Estimation." Information 10, no. 6: 199.
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