Fully automatic segmentation of the left ventricle in 3D echocardiography is a challenging task due to its low contrastto-noise compared to other cardiac imaging modalities, its typical artifacts and the grainy appearance due to speckle.

dx.doi.org/10.1109/ULTSYM.2015.0389, hdl.handle.net/1765/85995
IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS 2015
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Erasmus MC: University Medical Center Rotterdam

van Stralen, M, Haak, A, Leung, K.Y.E, van Burken, G, Bos, C, & Bosch, J.G. (2015). Full-cycle left ventricular segmentation and tracking in 3D echocardiography using active appearance models. Presented at the IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS 2015. doi:10.1109/ULTSYM.2015.0389