Reconstruction of three-dimensional blood vessel network using multiple ultrasound volumes constructed by weighted fusion between B-mode and Doppler-mode

Kohji Masuda, Tomoki Yamashita, Takuya Katai, Takashi Mochizuki, Shinya Onogi, Yoshihiro Edamoto

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Abstract

We have previously proposed the use of acoustic microbubble delivery in blood vessels to improve the efficacy of acoustic targeted drug therapy. The technical requirement is the detailed visualization of the blood vessel network (BVN) for navigation around a target such as a tumor. To obtain the accurate shape of BVN for this purpose, we have experienced a problem of expansion and deficiency in 3D Doppler-mode volumes. Therefore, we have proposed a new BVN reconstruction method by fusing B-mode and Doppler-mode volumes, which were acquired simultaneously in the same coordinate space, considering the weight coefficient in each volume. In this presentation, we introduce the accuracy improvement to extract the weight coefficients.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2017 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS 2017
PublisherIEEE Computer Society
ISBN (Electronic)9781538633830
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 31 2017
Externally publishedYes
Event2017 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS 2017 - Washington, United States
Duration: Sept 6 2017Sept 9 2017

Publication series

NameIEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS
ISSN (Print)1948-5719
ISSN (Electronic)1948-5727

Other

Other2017 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS 2017
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityWashington
Period9/6/179/9/17

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Acoustics and Ultrasonics

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