Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/12190
Title: Ultrasound bio-microscopic image segmentation for evaluation of zebrafish cardiac function
Authors: Zhou, X
Sun, L 
Yu, Y
Qiu, W
Lien, CL
Shung, KK
Yu, W
Issue Date: 2013
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Source: IEEE transactions on ultrasonics, ferroelectrics, and frequency control, 2013, v. 60, no. 4, 6489806, p. 718-726 How to cite?
Journal: IEEE transactions on ultrasonics, ferroelectrics, and frequency control 
Abstract: Zebrafish can fully regenerate their myocardium after ventricular resection without evidence of scars. This extraordinary regenerative ability provides an excellent model system to study the activation of the regenerative potential for human heart tissue. In addition to the morphology, it is vital to understand the cardiac function of zebrafish. To characterize adult zebrafish cardiac function, an ultrasound biomicroscope (UBM) was customized for real-time imaging of the zebrafish heart (about 1 mm in diameter) at a resolution of around 37 ¿m. Moreover, we developed an image segmentation algorithm to track the cardiac boundary and measure the dynamic size of the zebrafish heart for further quantification of zebrafish cardiac function. The effectiveness and accuracy of the proposed segmentation algorithm were verified on a tissuemimicking phantom and in vivo zebrafish echocardiography. The quantitative evaluation demonstrated that the accuracy of the proposed algorithm is comparable to the manual delineation by experts.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/12190
ISSN: 0885-3010
EISSN: 1525-8955
DOI: 10.1109/TUFFC.2013.2620
Appears in Collections:Journal/Magazine Article

Access
View full-text via PolyU eLinks SFX Query
Show full item record

SCOPUSTM   
Citations

3
Last Week
0
Last month
0
Citations as of Aug 20, 2017

WEB OF SCIENCETM
Citations

2
Last Week
0
Last month
0
Citations as of Aug 4, 2017

Page view(s)

38
Last Week
0
Last month
Checked on Aug 20, 2017

Google ScholarTM

Check

Altmetric



Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.