Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

3-D intracoronary ultrasound surface detection using the "thin-plate" model

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

4 Author(s)
Van Horn, M.H. ; IBM Corp., Research Triangle Park, NC, USA ; Snyder, W.E. ; Braden, G.A. ; Herrington, D.M.

Reliable detection of the vessel and lumen surfaces in 3-D intracoronary ultrasound images (ICUS) could significantly enhance both the qualitative and quantitative assessment of coronary anatomy. The authors have developed and implemented a surface estimation method using the "thin-plate" model and compared these results to those obtained using a 2-D method in the individual frames of both synthetic and real image data sets. The 2-D and 3-D estimates in each image frame were compared to the known synthetic image contours using the mean square error (MSE). In these test cases, the MSE in 3-D was less than the MSE in the 2-D estimates indicating an improvement in accuracy over the individual 2-D estimates. This surface estimation strategy is accurate, efficient, and will facilitate the development of methods to more effectively visualize and assess coronary anatomy in three dimensions.

Published in:

Computers in Cardiology, 1996

Date of Conference:

8-11 Sept. 1996

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.