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Perinatal Fetal Weight Detection Using Image Processing

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R.Ramya , K Srinivasan, K.Pavithra Devi, S.Preethi, G.Poonkuzhali



Fetal Analysis, Perinatal, Fetal Weight, Medical Imaging



Image processing plays a very important role in medical imaging. As medical imaging is used most widely in areas such as Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Ultrasound Imaging, X-ray Scanning, etc. It is necessary to obtain the clear view of the images for proper diagnosis of the patient. Ultrasound Imaging is used to detect the status of the fetus in the womb. By measuring certain parameters such as Bi-parietal Diameter (BPD), Head Circumference (HC), Abdominal Circumference (AC) and Femur Length (FL) the weight of the fetus is being calculated using Hadlock IV formula. This detection would be helpful for the detection of the abnormalities of the fetus during the earlier stages of pregnancy automatically.



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