Segmentation of the carotid artery in ultrasound images using frequency-designed B-spline active contour


Atherosclerosis is a cardiovascular disease very widespread into population. It is characterized by a thickening of the arterial walls, which affects blood flow. The intima-media thickness (IMT) has emerged as a reliable early indicator of this pathology.

2011 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), PP. 713–716, DOI: 10.1109/ICASSP.2011.5946503