Title

A Novel Fully Automated CAD System for Left Ventricle Volume Estimation

Source of Publication

2018 IEEE International Symposium on Signal Processing and Information Technology, ISSPIT 2018

Abstract

© 2018 IEEE. Left ventricular (LV) volumes, and emptying and filling f unction r emain i mportant i ndices i n conditions such as heart failure. These parameters are derived from the volume curve contained by the inner border of the LV of the heart, throughout the emptying and filling p hases of the cardiac cycle, and the peak emptying and filling rates. The gold standard uses the Simpson rule to estimate volume from stacks of short axis images acquired using cine MRI. In this study, a deep learning, automated supervised approach to estimate ventricular volumes is introduced. Unlike prior methods that required hand-crafted image features to segment the inner contour, the proposed approach uses an automatically selected region of interest (ROI), and intelligently determines the optimum features directly from the ROI information. These derived features are then inputted into a deep learning regression model, with the estimated volume as the output results.

Document Type

Conference Proceeding

ISBN

['9781538675687']

First Page

507

Last Page

511

Publication Date

2-14-2019

DOI

10.1109/ISSPIT.2018.8642621

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