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    1. Automatic fibroatheroma identification in intravascular optical coherence tomography volumes

      Automatic fibroatheroma identification in intravascular optical coherence tomography volumes

      Coronary heart disease is the most common type of heart disease that leads to heart attacks. The identification of vulnerable plaques, especially the thin-cap fibroatheroma (TCFA), is crucial to the diagnosis of coronary artery disease. Intravascular optical coherence tomography (IVOCT), an emerging imaging modality, has been proven to be useful for the identification of vulnerable plaques. In this work, we propose an approach to identify the volumes with fibroatheroma frames automatically. In the proposed method, we first detect the lumen using a graph-search based method from unfolded images. Then a region of interest starting from the lumen boundary is cropped ...

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    2. Automatic Fibroatheroma Identification from Intravascular Optical Coherence Tomography Images

      Automatic Fibroatheroma Identification from Intravascular Optical Coherence Tomography Images

      Vulnerable plaque identification is important in coronary heart disease diagnosis. Intravascular Optical Coherence Tomography (IVOCT) is an imaging modality which can characterize the appearance of vulnerable plaques. However, current used manual reading of the images is time consuming and subjective. Therefore, an automated and objective assessment of the plaque is necessary. This paper proposes a method for automatic identification of potential vulnerable plaque such as fibroatheroma in IVOCT images. In the proposed method, a graph search based method is applied to detect the region of interest (ROI) including the inner lumen border and outer border. Then various appearance features including ...

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    3. Automatic atherosclerotic heart disease detection in intracoronary optical coherence tomography images

      Automatic atherosclerotic heart disease detection in intracoronary optical coherence tomography images

      Intracoronary optical coherence tomography (OCT) is a new invasive imaging system which produces highresolution images of coronary arteries. Preliminary data suggests that the atherosclerotic disease can be detected from the intracoronary OCT images. However, manual assessment of the intracoronary OCT images is time-consuming and subjective. In this work, we present an automatic atherosclerotic disease detection system on intracoronary OCT images. In the system, a preprocessing scheme is first applied to remove speckle noise and artifacts caused by catheter. Intensity, Histograms of Oriented Gradients (HOG), and Local Binary Patterns (LBP) are then extracted to represent the OCT image. Finally a linear ...

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