Segmentation atrioventricular septal defect by using convolutional neural networks based on U-NET architecture

Ade Iriani Sapitri, Siti Nurmaini, Sukemi Sukemi, M. Naufal Rachmatullah, Annisa Darmawahyuni


Congenital heart disease often occurs, especially in infants and fetuses. Fetal image is one of the issues that can be related to the segmentation process. The fetal heart is an important indicator in the process of structural segmentation and functional assessment of congenital heart disease. This study is very challenging due to the fetal heart has a relatively unclear structural anatomical appearance, especially in the artifacts in ultrasound images. There are several types of congenital heart disease that often occurs namely in septal defects it consists of the atrial septal defect, ventricular septal defect, and atrioventricular septal defect. The process of identifying the standard of the heart, especially the fetus, can be identified with a 2D ultrasound video in the initial steps to diagnose congenital heart disease. The process of diagnosis of fetal heart standards can be seen from a variety of spaces, i.e., 4 chamber views. In this study, the standard semantic segmentation process of the fetal heart is abnormal and normal in terms of the perspective of 4 chamber views. The validation evaluation results obtained in this study amounted to 99.79% pixel accuracy, mean iou 96.10%, mean accuracy 97.82%, precision 96.41% recall 95.72% and F1 score 96.02%.


Congenital heart disease; Fetal ultrasound images; Semantic segmentation; Convolutional neural networks; U-NET

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