Learning Algorithm for Left Ventricular Boundary Detection

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Marek Belohlavek M.D., Ph.D.
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Barb J. Keller
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A statistical learning algorithm about average left ventricular (LV) geometry is described. It allows a knowledgeable recovery of the LV boundry from sparse ultrasound data and minimal user-supplied clues. Objective analysis of LV function in artifact-prone ultrasound images of the heart.