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15 - 19 February 2021
Conference 11602
Ultrasonic Imaging and Tomography
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Welcome and Introduction
Welcome and Introduction to SPIE Conference 11602 Presentation
Paper 11602-400
Author(s): Brett C. Byram, Vanderbilt Univ. (United States); Nicole V. Ruiter, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (Germany)
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Session LIVE: Awards and Plenary Session
Session Chairs:
Metin N. Gurcan, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Ctr. (United States) ;
Robert M. Nishikawa, Univ. of Pittsburgh (United States)

8:00 AM - Symposium Chair Welcome and RFW Best Student Paper Award Announcement

The first place winner and runner up of the Robert F. Wagner All-Conference Student Paper Award will be announced.

8:15 AM - SPIE 2021 Presidents Welcome and new SPIE Fellows Acknowledgements

8:20 AM - SPIE Harrison H. Barrett Award in Medical Imaging

This award will be presented in recognition of outstanding accomplishments in medical imaging.

8:30 AM - Plenary Presentation

Biophotonics Solutions to Global Health Challenges (Plenary Presentation) Presentation
Paper 11596-300
Tuesday, 16 February 2021 • 8:30 AM - 9:15 AM PSTLIVE EVENT Author(s): Rebecca R. Richards-Kortum, Rice Univ. (United States)
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Session LIVE: Keynote

Award Announcements

The Ultrasonic Imaging and Tomography conference RFW finalists will be recognized during the keynote session.
A low-cost portable point-of-care ultrasound-on-chip probe for improving healthcare (Keynote Presentation)
Paper 11602-500
Thursday, 18 February 2021 • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM PSTLIVE EVENT Author(s): Tyler S. Ralston, Butterfly Network, Inc. (United States)
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Session 1: Ultrasound Image Processing: Joint Session with Conferences 11596 and 11602
Tailored methods for segmentation of intravascular ultrasound images via convolutional neural networks Paper Presentation
Paper 11602-4
Author(s): Lennart Bargsten, Technische Univ. Hamburg-Harburg (Germany); Katharina A. Riedl, Universitätsherz- und Gefäßzentrum Hamburg (Germany); Tobias Wissel, Philips Research (Germany); Fabian J. Brunner, Universitätsherz- und Gefäßzentrum Hamburg (Germany); Klaus Schaefers, Philips Research (Netherlands); Johanna Sprenger, Technische Univ. Hamburg-Harburg (Germany); Michael Grass, Philips Research (Germany); Moritz Seiffert, Stefan Blankenberg, Universitätsherz- und Gefäßzentrum Hamburg (Germany); Alexander Schlaefer, Technische Univ. Hamburg-Harburg (Germany)
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An automated framework for image classification and segmentation of fetal ultrasound images for gestational age estimation Paper Presentation
Paper 11596-55
Author(s): Juan Carlos Prieto, Hina Shah, Alan Rosenbaum, The Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (United States); Xiaoning Jiang, North Carolina State Univ. (United States); Patrick Musonda, Univ. of Zambia (Zambia); Joan Price, Elizabeth M. Stringer, The Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (United States); Bellington Vwalika, Univ. of Zambia School of Medicine (Zambia); David Stamilio, Jeffrey Stringer, The Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (United States)
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Ultrasound GLCM texture analysis of radiation-induced acute toxicity following breast cancer radiotherapy Paper Presentation
Paper 11602-5
Author(s): Boran Zhou, Mingquan Lin, Xiaofeng Yang, The Winship Cancer Institute of Emory Univ. (United States); Simone Henry, Emory Univ. (United States); Jolinta Lin, The Winship Cancer Institute of Emory Univ. (United States); Karen Godette, Shannon T. Kahn, Emory Univ. (United States); Walter J. Curran, Mylin A. Torres, Tian Liu, The Winship Cancer Institute of Emory Univ. (United States)
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Assessing the generalizability of temporally coherent echocardiography video segmentation Paper Presentation
Paper 11596-56
Author(s): Yida Chen, Bucknell Univ. (United States); Xiaoyan Zhang, Christopher M. Haggerty, Geisinger Health (United States); Joshua V. Stough, Bucknell Univ. (United States)
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MPWC-Net++: evolution of optical flow pyramidal convolutional neural network for ultrasound elastography Paper Presentation
Paper 11602-6
Author(s): Ali Kafaei Zad Tehrani, Hassan Rivaz, Concordia Univ. (Canada)
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Session 2: Ultrasound Tomography and Reconstruction I
Quantitative imaging network for versatile ultrasound tomography Paper Presentation
Paper 11602-7
Author(s): Seok Hwan Oh, MyeongGee Kim, Gibbeum Lee, Youngmin Kim, Hyeon-Min Bae, KAIST (Korea, Republic of)
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Optimized source estimation for full waveform inversion in ultrasound computed tomography Paper Presentation
Paper 11602-8
Author(s): Atsuro Suzuki, Yushi Tsubota, Takahide Terada, Hitachi, Ltd. (Japan); Hiroko Yamashita, Fumi Kato, Mutsumi Nishida, Megumi Satoh, Hokkaido Univ. Hospital (Japan); Ken-ichi Kawabata, Hitachi, Ltd. (Japan)
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Dual domain network architecture for non-linear ultrasound transmission tomography reconstruction Paper Presentation
Paper 11602-9
Author(s): Yuling Fan, Ruprecht-Karls-Univ. Heidelberg (Germany); Hongjian Wang, Donghua Univ. (China); Hartmut Gemmeke, Torsten Hopp, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (Germany); Juergen Hesser, Ruprecht-Karls-Univ. Heidelberg (Germany)
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Total attenuation compensation for backscatter coefficient estimation using full angular spatial compounding in physical phantoms Paper Presentation
Paper 11602-10
Author(s): Andres Coila, Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology (United States); Julien Rouyer, Omar Zenteno, Lab. de Imágenes Médicas (Peru); Adam Luchies, Michael L. Oelze, Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology (United States); Roberto Lavarello, Lab. de Imágenes Médicas (Peru)
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Novel approach for ultrafast aberration correction and real-time speed-of-sound mapping Presentation
Paper 11602-11
Author(s): Hanna Bendjador, Thomas Deffieux, Mickaël Tanter, Physics for Medicine Paris, ESPCI, PSL Research Univ., INSERM, CNRS (France)
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Ultrasound computer tomography based tissue engineered blood vessel growth monitoring: a feasibility study Paper Presentation
Paper 11602-12
Author(s): Yichuan Tang, Vanshika Rohera, Enhxi Jaupi, Mattew Bruno, Lianne Ureneck, Marilyn E. Galdamez, Marsha W. Rolle, Haichong K. Zhang, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (United States)
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Session 3: Clinical Applications of Ultrasound and US Tomography
Spatially tracked three-dimensional ultrasound imaging for monitoring the synovial membrane in knee arthritis Paper Presentation
Paper 11602-13
Author(s): Sam Papernick, Nathan Orlando, Claire Park, Robert Dima, Western Univ. (Canada); Derek J. Gillies, Victoria Hospital (Canada); Jeffrey Bax, Lori Gardi, Kevin Barker, Tom Appleton, Aaron Fenster, Western Univ. (Canada)
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Mammographic density, 2D vs 3D methods: quantitative analysis of difference Presentation
Paper 11602-14
Author(s): James W. Wiskin, John Klock, Martin Cwikla, Sanghyeb Lee, QT Ultrasound LLC (United States); Bilal Malik, Genentech Inc. (United States)
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Ultrasonic bubble detection and tracking using spatial coherence and motion modeling Paper Presentation
Paper 11602-15
Author(s): Nick Bottenus, Univ. of Colorado Boulder (United States); Tobias Straube, Stewart Farling, Travis Vesel, Bruce Klitzman, Marc A. Deshusses, Duke Univ. (United States); Ira Cheifetz, Duke Children's Hospital & Health Ctr. (United States)
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Analysis of timing results for 3D inverse scattering using transmission ultrasound Paper Presentation
Paper 11602-16
Author(s): James W. Wiskin, Martin Cwikla, John Klock, QT Ultrasound LLC (United States)
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Deconvolution of ultrasound biomicroscopy images using generative adversarial networks to visualize and evaluate localization of ocular structures Paper Presentation
Paper 11602-17
Author(s): Ahmed Tahseen Minhaz, Mahdi Bayat, Duriye Damla Sevgi, Haoxing Chen, Sunwoo Kwak, Richard Helms, Faruk Orge, David L. Wilson, Case Western Reserve Univ. (United States)
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Session 4: Ultrasound Image Guidance: Joint Session with Conferences 11598 and 11602
Session Chair:
Parvin Mousavi, Queen's Univ. (Canada)
Ultrasound-guided needle placement system optimized for translation to Mauritania Paper Presentation
Paper 11598-30
Author(s): Julia Wiercigroch, Tamas Ungi, Queen's Univ. (Canada); Ahmedou Moulaye M. Idriss, Yahya Tfeil, Univ. of Nouakchott Al Aasriya (Mauritania); Ron Kikinis, Harvard Medical School (United States); Parvin Mousavi, Gabor Fichtinger, Queen's Univ. (Canada)
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Planning and real-time monitoring of low intensity focused ultrasound therapies using a diagnostic imaging array Paper Presentation
Paper 11602-18
Author(s): Miles Thies, Michael L. Oelze, Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology (United States), Univ. of Illinois (United States)
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Delineation of coronary stents in intravascular ultrasound pullbacks Paper Presentation
Paper 11598-31
Author(s): Tobias Wissel, Philips Research (Germany); Katharina A. Riedl, Univ. Herz- und Gefäßzentrum UKE Hamburg (Germany); Klaus Schaefers, Philips Research (Netherlands); Hannes Nickisch, Philips Research (Germany); Fabian J. Brunner, Univ. Herz- und Gefäßzentrum UKE Hamburg (Germany); Nikolas Schnellbaecher, Philips Research (Germany); Stefan Blankenberg, Moritz Seiffert, Univ. Herz- und Gefäßzentrum UKE Hamburg (Germany); Michael Grass, Philips Research (Germany)
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Wireless oscillating device for power Doppler-based interstitial needle tip identification Paper Presentation
Paper 11602-19
Author(s): Nathan Orlando, Robarts Research Institute (Canada); Jonatan Snir, London Regional Cancer Program (Canada); Kevin Barker, Robarts Research Institute (Canada); Douglas Hoover, Western Univ. (Canada); Aaron Fenster, Robarts Research Institute (Canada)
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Automated catheter segmentation using 3D ultrasound images in high-dose-rate prostate brachytherapy Paper Presentation
Paper 11598-32
Author(s): Zoe Hu, Harry Brastianos, Tamas Ungi, Csaba Pinter, Tim Olding, Martin Korzeniowski, Gabor Fichtinger, Queen's Univ. (Canada)
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Deformable MRI-US image registration using biomechanically constrained shape matching network for image-guided prostate intervention Paper Presentation
Paper 11602-20
Author(s): Yabo Fu, Yang Lei, Tonghe Wang, Pretesh Patel, Ashesh B. Jani, Hui Mao, The Winship Cancer Institute of Emory Univ. (United States); Walter J. Curran, Emory Univ. (United States); Tian Liu, Xiaofeng Yang, The Winship Cancer Institute of Emory Univ. (United States)
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Session 5: Blood Flow Imaging
Singular value decomposition processing for in vivo cardiac photoacoustic imaging Paper Presentation
Paper 11602-22
Author(s): Rashid Al Mukaddim, Tomy Varghese, Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison (United States)
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Clutter filtering strategies for peripheral muscle perfusion imaging using ultrasound Paper Presentation
Paper 11602-23
Author(s): Michael F. Insana, Yang Zhu, Somaye Babaei, Denise Medina Almora, L. W. Dobrucki, Univ. of Illinois (United States); Craig Abbey, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara (United States)
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Non-contrast power Doppler imaging with multidimensional clutter filtering for assessment of trans-arterial chemoembolization for hepatic malignancy Paper Presentation
Paper 11602-24
Author(s): Kathryn A. Ozgun, Jaime Tierney Stanton, Vanderbilt Univ. (United States); Jennifer Baker, Anthony Borgmann, Daniel Brown, Vanderbilt Univ. Medical Ctr. (United States); Brett C. Byram, Vanderbilt Univ. (United States)
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A novel, adaptive hierarchical clustering approach for independent component sorting for block-wise ICA filtering Paper Presentation
Paper 11602-25
Author(s): Abbie Weeks, Jaime Tierney Stanton, Brett C. Byram, Vanderbilt Univ. (United States)
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A coded excitation framework for increased signal-to-noise ratio of in vivo ultrasound power Doppler imaging Paper Presentation
Paper 11602-26
Author(s): Emelina P. Vienneau, Brett C. Byram, Vanderbilt Univ. (United States)
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Session 6: Image Processing
Session Chairs:
Brett C. Byram, Vanderbilt Univ. (United States) ;
Nicole V. Ruiter, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (Germany)
Using ADMIRE to improve minimum variance performance in the presence of reverberation clutter Paper Presentation
Paper 11602-1
Author(s): Siegfried Schlunk, Brett C. Byram, Vanderbilt Univ. (United States)
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Ultrasound strain imaging using spatiotemporal Bayesian regularized multi-level block matching method Paper Presentation
Paper 11602-2
Author(s): Rashid Al Mukaddim, Ashley M. M. Weichmann, Carol C. Mitchell, Tomy Varghese, Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison (United States)
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Deep classification of breast cancer in ultrasound images: more classes, better results with multi-task learning Paper Presentation
Paper 11602-3
Author(s): Bahareh Behboodi, Hamze Rasaee, Ali Kafaei Zad Tehrani, Hassan Rivaz, Concordia Univ. (Canada)
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Session 7: Physics and Computer Simulations
Phase-insensitive ultrasound computed tomography for acoustic attenuation imaging of breast phantoms Paper Presentation
Paper 11602-27
Author(s): Daniel Sarno, National Physical Lab. (United Kingdom); Christian Baker, King's College London (United Kingdom); Mark Hodnett, Bajram Zeqiri, National Physical Lab. (United Kingdom)
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GPU-based simulation of echocardiography volumes using quantitative fiber-angle-to-backscatter measurements Paper Presentation
Paper 11602-28
Author(s): Megan Yociss, Baowei Fei, The Univ. of Texas at Dallas (United States)
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A framework for ultrasound computed tomography virtual imaging trials that employs anatomically realistic numerical breast phantoms Presentation
Paper 11602-29
Author(s): Fu Li, Univ. of Illinois (United States); Umberto Villa, Washington Univ. in St. Louis (United States); Seonyeong Park, Univ. of Illinois (United States); Shenghua He, Washington Univ. in St. Louis (United States); Mark A. Anastasio, Univ. of Illinois (United States)
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Speed-of-sound anisotropy estimation using reflector-based pulse-echo ultrasound Presentation
Paper 11602-30
Author(s): Naiara Korta Martiartu, UniversitätsSpital Zürich (Switzerland); Saule Simute, Christian Boehm, ETH Zurich (Switzerland); Lisa Ruby, Thomas Frauenfelder, UniversitätsSpital Zürich (Switzerland); Andreas Fichtner, ETH Zurich (Switzerland); Marga Rominger, Sergio J. Sanabria, UniversitätsSpital Zürich (Switzerland)
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K-wave simulations and their biomedical application in XACT imaging Paper Presentation
Paper 11602-31
Author(s): Leshan Sun, Univ. of California, Irvine (United States); Yong Chen, Salahudin Ahmad, The Univ. of Oklahoma Health Sciences Ctr. (United States); Liangzhong Xiang, Univ. of California, Irvine (United States)
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Session 8: Ultrasound Tomography and Reconstruction II
Sparsifying regularizations for stochastic sample average minimization in ultrasound computed tomography Paper Presentation
Paper 11602-32
Author(s): Ines Elisa Ulrich, Andrea Zunino, Christian Boehm, Andreas Fichtner, ETH Zurich (Switzerland)
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Strain elastography with ultrasound computer tomography: a simulation study based on biomechanical models Paper Presentation
Paper 11602-33
Author(s): Torsten Hopp, Nicole V. Ruiter, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (Germany)
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Breast mass detection and classification using PRISM eXplainable network based machine learning (XNML) platform for Quantitative Transmission (QT) ultrasound tomography Paper Presentation
Paper 11602-34
Author(s): Davide Martizzi, Yanlan Huang, Albeado, Inc. (United States); Bilal Malik, QT Ultrasound LLC (United States); Partha Datta Ray, Albeado, Inc. (United States)
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Acoustoelastic full-waveform inversion for transcranial ultrasound computed tomography Paper Presentation
Paper 11602-35
Author(s): Patrick Marty, Christian Boehm, Andreas Fichtner, ETH Zurich (Switzerland)
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Preliminary result of spiral synthetic aperture based ultrasound computed tomography Paper Presentation
Paper 11602-36
Author(s): Qiude Zhang, Junjie Song, Zhaohui Liu, Kuolin Liu, Zhaohui Quan, Qi Yang, Mingyue Ding, Ming Yuchi, Huazhong Univ. of Science and Technology (China)
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An improved freehand 3D-ultrasound volume reconstruction technique for fast scans with scanline motion correction Paper Presentation
Paper 11602-37
Author(s): Aparna Harindranath, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru (India); Satvika Bharadwaj, National Institute of Advanced Studies (India); Komal N. Shah, Sanath K. Nadiger, Kajoli B. Krishnan, Manish Arora, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru (India)
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Session 9: Posters
Segmentation of side branch regions in intravascular images using multi-modal information Paper Poster Presentation
Paper 11602-38
Author(s): Biao Huang, Su Zhang, Peng Wu, Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ. (China); Xuebo Liu, Shanghai Tongji Hospital, Tongji Univ. (China); Wei Yu, Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ. (China); Yingguang Li, Kunshan Industrial Technology Research Institute Co., Ltd. (China); Shengxian Tu, Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ. (China)
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Motion tracking in 3D ultrasound imaging based on Markov-like deep-learning-based deformable registration Paper Poster
Paper 11602-39
Author(s): Yang Lei, Shadab Momin, Justin Roper, Pretesh Patel, Walter J. Curran, Tian Liu, Xiaofeng Yang, The Winship Cancer Institute of Emory Univ. (United States)
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Multi-needle detection in ultrasound image using max-margin mask R-CNN Paper Poster
Paper 11602-40
Author(s): Yupei Zhang, Zhen Tian, Yang Lei, Tonghe Wang, Pretesh Patel, Ashesh B. Jani, Walter J. Curran, Tian Liu, Xiaofeng Yang, The Winship Cancer Institute of Emory Univ. (United States)
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Deep learning-based self-high-resolution for 3D ultrasound imaging Paper Poster
Paper 11602-42
Author(s): Yang Lei, Tonghe Wang, Xiuxiu He, Ge Cui, Walter J. Curran, Tian Liu, Xiaofeng Yang, The Winship Cancer Institute of Emory Univ. (United States)
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Automatic tumor segmentation in 3D automated breast ultrasound using convolutional neural network Paper Poster
Paper 11602-43
Author(s): Yang Lei, Xiuxiu He, Tonghe Wang, The Winship Cancer Institute of Emory Univ. (United States); Jincao Yao, Lijing Wang, Wei Li, Zhejiang Cancer Hospital (China); Walter J. Curran, Tian Liu, The Winship Cancer Institute of Emory Univ. (United States); Dong Xu, Zhejiang Cancer Hospital (China); Xiaofeng Yang, The Winship Cancer Institute of Emory Univ. (United States)
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Segmentation of intravascular ultrasound images by mask propagation network Paper Poster Presentation
Paper 11602-44
Author(s): Li Ling, Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ. (China); Huihong Hong, Lianglong Chen, Fujian Medical Univ. Union Hospital (China); Shengxian Tu, Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ. (China), Fujian Medical Univ. Union Hospital (China)
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Continuous blood flow monitoring using patch-type array transducer and portable ultrasound imaging system Paper Poster Presentation
Paper 11602-45
Author(s): Kyungmin Kim, Pohang Univ. of Science and Technology (Korea, Republic of); Miji Kim, Yeonseong Park, Inje Univ. (Korea, Republic of); Hae Gyun Lim, Pohang Univ. of Science and Technology (Korea, Republic of); Changhan Yoon, Inje Univ. (Korea, Republic of); Hyung Ham Kim, Pohang Univ. of Science and Technology (Korea, Republic of)
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Automatic detection of cotton balls during brain surgery: where deep learning meets ultrasound imaging to tackle foreign objects Paper Poster
Paper 11602-46
Author(s): Smruti Mahapatra, Johns Hopkins Univ. (United States); Manish Balamurugan, Kathryn Chung, Univ. of Virginia (United States); Venkat Kuppoor, University of Maryland (United States); Eli Curry, Fariba Aghabaglou, Tarana P. Kaovasia, Johns Hopkins Univ. (United States); Molly Acord, Ana Ainechi, Jeff Kim, Yohannes Tsehay, Johns Hopkins University (United States); Christina Diana Ghinda, Johns Hopkins Univ. (United States); Jennifer K. Son, Johns Hopkins University (United States); Aliaksei Pustavoitau, Betty Tyler, Johns Hopkins Univ. (United States); Nicholas Theodore, Johns Hopkins University (United States); Henry Brem, Johns Hopkins Univ. (United States); Judy Huang, Johns Hopkins University (United States); Amir Manbachi, Johns Hopkins Univ. (United States)
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Acoustic reflector-based three-dimensional ultrasound imaging Paper Poster Presentation
Paper 11602-47
Author(s): Yichuan Tang, Aditya Malik, Haichong K. Zhang, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (United States)
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Frequency-dependent calcium dynamics in ultrasound mechanotransduction Paper Poster Presentation
Paper 11602-48
Author(s): Jinhee Yoo, Hae Gyun Lim, Hyung Ham Kim, Pohang Univ. of Science and Technology (Korea, Republic of)
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Photoacoustic spectrum analysis based on k-Wave: simulation study Paper Poster
Paper 11602-49
Author(s): Xianlin Song, Nanchang Univ. (China); Jianshuang Wei, Huazhong Univ. of Science and Technology (China); Jiang Qi, Nanchang Univ. (China); Lingfang Song, Nanchang Normal Univ. (China)
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Front Matter: Volume 11602
Conference Committee
Conference Chairs
  • Brett C. Byram, Vanderbilt Univ. (United States)
  • Nicole V. Ruiter, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (Germany)

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