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Ultrasound-guided Characterization of Interstitial Ablated Tissue Using RF Time Series: Feasibility Study.
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PMID:  23335657     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
This paper presents the results of a feasibility study to demonstrate the application of ultrasound RF time series imaging to accurately differentiate ablated and non-ablated tissue. Methods: For 12 ex vivo and two in situ tissue samples, RF ultrasound signals are acquired prior to, and following, high intensity ultrasound ablation. Spatial and temporal features of these signals are used to characterize ablated and non-ablated tissue in a supervised-learning framework. Results: In crossvalidation evaluation, a subset of four features extracted from RF time series produce a classification accuracy of 84.5%, and an area under ROC curve of 0.91 for ex vivo data, and an accuracy of 85% for in situ data. Conclusion: Ultrasound RF time series is a promising approach for characterizing ablated tissue.
F Imani; P Abolmaesumi; M Wu; A Lasso; E Burdette; G Ghoshal; T Heffter; E Williams; P Neubauer; G Fichtinger; P Mousavi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-1-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  IEEE transactions on bio-medical engineering     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1558-2531     ISO Abbreviation:  IEEE Trans Biomed Eng     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
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Created Date:  2013-1-21     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  0012737     Medline TA:  IEEE Trans Biomed Eng     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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