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Unambiguous Identification and Visualization of an Acoustically Active Catheter by Ultrasound Imaging in Real Time: Theory, Algorithm, and Phantom Experiments

Author(s): Viksit Kumar, Richard Liu, Randall R. Kinnick, Adriana Gregory, Azra Alizad, Marek Belohlavek, Mostafa Fatemi
Unambiguous Identification and Visualization of an Acoustically Active Catheter by Ultrasound Imaging in Real Time: Theory, Algorithm, and Phantom Experiments 170 177 IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering (TBME)

Ultrasound-guided navigation of intracardiac catheters during minimally invasive procedures can be challenging due to the inability of B-mode ultrasound to distinguish the distal end of catheter from its body and…

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