ESTIMATION OF GROWTH OF OVARIAN FOLLICLES USING RIGID AND ELASTIC ULTRASOUND IMAGE REGISTRATION

Sebastijan Šprager, Boris Cigale, Damjan Zazula

Abstract

In this paper, a method for assessment of the ovarian follicle growth is presented. 3D ultrasound volumes of ovaries are processed. Ovarian follicles are shown as hypoechogenic areas in the cross-section images. In first phase, global translations and rotations of two observed follicle constellations from two consecutive ovary examinations are detected. In second phase, detailed local deformations are estimated using elastic registration. The proposed method has been tested using artificial simulated models of ultrasound images of ovaries. Preliminary results shows the proposed method is efficient and reliably detects deformations ovarian follicles cause by their growth.

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Šprager S., Cigale B. and Zazula D. (2010). ESTIMATION OF GROWTH OF OVARIAN FOLLICLES USING RIGID AND ELASTIC ULTRASOUND IMAGE REGISTRATION . In Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Bio-inspired Systems and Signal Processing - Volume 1: BIOSIGNALS, (BIOSTEC 2010) ISBN 978-989-674-018-4, pages 333-338. DOI: 10.5220/0002757803330338


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@conference{biosignals10,
author={Sebastijan Šprager and Boris Cigale and Damjan Zazula},
title={ESTIMATION OF GROWTH OF OVARIAN FOLLICLES USING RIGID AND ELASTIC ULTRASOUND IMAGE REGISTRATION},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Bio-inspired Systems and Signal Processing - Volume 1: BIOSIGNALS, (BIOSTEC 2010)},
year={2010},
pages={333-338},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002757803330338},
isbn={978-989-674-018-4},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Bio-inspired Systems and Signal Processing - Volume 1: BIOSIGNALS, (BIOSTEC 2010)
TI - ESTIMATION OF GROWTH OF OVARIAN FOLLICLES USING RIGID AND ELASTIC ULTRASOUND IMAGE REGISTRATION
SN - 978-989-674-018-4
AU - Šprager S.
AU - Cigale B.
AU - Zazula D.
PY - 2010
SP - 333
EP - 338
DO - 10.5220/0002757803330338