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Volume Estimation of Ultrasound Thyroid Gland Image

D. Shraddha, Neetu Chikyal


Thyroid volume is very much important in the follow-up procedure after treatment of enlarged thyroid glands. Among the various types of available imaging techniques, an ultrasound imaging is one of the commonly used techniques, as it is a non-invasive technique, which does not require any ionizing radiation. The present study proposes a technique useful to calculate thyroid volume. After separating the thyroid gland region by the segmentation process, a particle swarm optimization technique is used for estimation of the volume of thyroid gland.


Thyroid segmentation, particle swarm optimization, a block difference of inverse probabilities thyroid volume

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