Publications

Graduate students and post-doctoral fellows at IMPACT are marked with an asterisk *.
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2019:
Journal Papers:
71. M Ashikuzzaman*, C Belasso*, G Kibria*, A Bergdahl, C Gauthier, H. Rivaz,
Low Rank and Sparse Decomposition of Ultrasound Color Flow Images for Suppressing Clutter in Real-Time, IEEE Trans. Medical Imaging (TMI), in press,

pdf, Supplementary Material, Code .

70. Y Xiao, H. Rivaz, M Chabanas, M Fortin, I Machado, Y Ou, M Heinrich, J Schnabel, X Zhong, A Maier, W Wein, R Shams, S Kadoury, D Drobny, M Modat, I Reinertsen,
Evaluation of MRI to ultrasound registration methods for brain shift correction: The CuRIOUS2018 Challenge, IEEE Trans. Medical Imaging (TMI), in press.

pdf.

69. M. Mirzaei*, A. Asif, H. Rivaz,
Combining Total Variation Regularization with Window-based Time Delay Estimation in Ultrasound Elastography, IEEE Trans. Medical Imaging (TMI), in press

pdf, Supplementary Material, Code .

68. M. Ashikuzzaman*, C.J. Gauthier, H. Rivaz,
Global Ultrasound Elastography in Spatial and Temporal Domains, IEEE Trans. Ultrasonics Ferroelectrics Frequency Control (TUFFC), 2019, Vol 66, pp 876-887

IEEE Xplore,pdf, Supplementary Material, code.

67. M. Mirzaei*, A. Asif, M. Fortin, H. Rivaz,
3D normalized cross-correlation for estimation of the displacement field in ultrasound elastography, Ultrasonics, in press

pdf, Supplementary Material, Code.

66. M. Fortin, A Rizk, S Frenette, M Boily, H. Rivaz,
Ultrasonography of multifidus muscle morphology and function in ice hockey players with and without low back pain, Physical Therapy in Sport, May 2019, pp 77-85

Elsevier, pdf.

65. M.D. Horeh*, A. Asif, H. Rivaz,
Analytical Minimization-Based Regularized Sub-Pixel Shear Wave Tracking for Ultrasound Elastography, IEEE Trans. Ultrasonics Ferroelectrics Frequency Control (TUFFC), 2019, Vol 66, pp 285 – 296

IEEE Xplore, pdf, supplementary material.

64. N. Masoumi*, Y. Xiao*, H. Rivaz,
ARENA: Inter-modality affine registration using evolutionary strategy, International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery (Springer IJCARS), 2019, Vol 14, pp 441-450

Springer, pdf.

63. HS Hashemi*, S Fallone, M Boily, A Towers, RD Kilgour, H. Rivaz,
Assessment of Mechanical Properties of Tissue in Breast Cancer-Related Lymphedema Using Ultrasound Elastography, IEEE Trans. Ultrasonics Ferroelectrics Frequency Control (TUFFC), 2019, vol 66, pp 541-550

IEEE Xplore, pdf, supplementary material.

 
Conference Papers:
62. M. Amiri*, R. Brooks, H. Rivaz,
Fine tuning U-Net for ultrasound image segmentation: which layers?, MICCAI MIL3ID Workshop, 2019, in press, pdf.
61. W Xia, M Fortin, J Ahn, H. Rivaz, M Battie, T Peters, and Y Xiao,
Automatic paraspinal muscle segmentation in patients with lumbar pathology using deep convolutional neural network, MICCAI 2019, in press
60. A. Zayed*, H. Rivaz,
Automatic Frame Selection Using MLP Neural Network in Ultrasound Elastography, ICIAR, Springer, Cham, 2019, pp 462-472
59. B. Behboodi*, H. Rivaz,
Ultrasound segmentation using U-Net: learning from simulated data and testing on real data, IEEE EMBC, in press
58. A. Zayed*, H. Rivaz,
Fast Approximate Time-Delay Estimation in Ultrasound Elastography Using Principal Component Analysis, IEEE EMBC, in press
57. S. Goudarzi*, A. Asif, H. Rivaz,
Multi-focus ultrasound imaging using generative adversarial networks, IEEE ISBI 2019, pp. 1118-1121
56. Z. Vajihi*, I. Rosado-Mendez, T.J. Hall, H. Rivaz,
L1 and L2 Norm Regularization of Acoustic Attenuation And Backscatter Coefficients Using Dynamic Programming, IEEE ISBI 2019, pp. 1749-1752
55. M. Ashikuzzaman*, C Belasso, C Gauthier, H. Rivaz,
Suppressing Clutter Components in Ultrasound Color Flow Imaging Using Robust Matrix Completion Algorithms: Simulation and Phantom Study, IEEE ISBI 2019, pp. 745-749
54. M. Mirzaei*, A. Asif, H. Rivaz,
Ultrasound elastography utilizing pre-beamformed data, IEEE ISBI 2019, pp. 1725-1728
2018:
Journal Papers:
53. Z. Vajihi*, I. Rosado-Mendez, T.J. Hall, H. Rivaz,
Low Variance Estimation of Backscatter Quantitative Ultrasound Parameters Using Dynamic Programming,
IEEE Trans. Ultrasonics Ferroelectrics Frequency Control (TUFFC), vol 65, Nov 2018, pp 2042-2053,
IEEE Xplore, pdf.
52. R Shams*, Y Xiao*, F Hebert, M Abramowitz, R Brooks, H Rivaz,
Assessment of Rigid Registration Quality Measures in Ultrasound-Guided Radiotherapy, IEEE Trans. Medical Imaging, 2018, vol 37, pp 428-437
IEEE Xplore, pdf.
51. M. Ghasemi Amidabadi*, M. Omair Ahmad, H. Rivaz,
Supervised Classification of the Accuracy of the Time Delay Estimation in Ultrasound Elastography, IEEE Trans. Ultrasonics Ferroelectrics Frequency Control (TUFFC), 2018, vol 65, pp 21-29
IEEE Xplore, pdf.
50. P Khavari*, A Asif, M Boily,H. Rivaz,
Non-Local Coherent Denoising Of RF Data For Ultrasound Elastography,
Journal of Healthcare Engineering, (Impact factor 0.97, invited manuscript), 2018 pdf.
49. Y Xiao*, M Fortin*, M Battie, H. Rivaz,
Population-averaged MRI atlases for automated image processing and assessments of lumbar paraspinal muscles, European Spine Journal, 2018, Vol 27, Issue 10, pp 2442-2448
Springer, pdf.
48. Y. Xiao*, M. Boily, H. S. Hashemi, H. Rivaz,
High-Dynamic-Range Ultrasound: Application for Imaging Tendon Pathology,
Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology (UMB), 2018, Vol 44, Issue 7, Pages 1525-1532
sciencedirect, pdf.
47. Y. Xiao*, L. Eikenes, I. Reinertsen, H. Rivaz,
Nonlinear deformation of tractography in ultrasound-guided low-grade gliomas resection,
International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery (IJCARS), 2018, Vol 13, Issue 3, pp 457-467
Springer, pdf.
46. Y Xiao*, H Rivaz, H Kasuya, S Yokosako, C Mindru, J Teitelbaum, D Sirhan, D Sinclair, M Angle, B Lo,
Intra-operative video characterization of carotid artery pulsation patterns in case series with post- endarterectomy hypertension and hyperperfusion syndrome, Translational Stroke Research, Vol 9, Issue 5, pp 452-458
Springer, pdf.
 
Conference Papers:
45. G. Kibria*, H. Rivaz,
Global Ultrasound Elastography Using Convolutional Neural Network,
MICCAI POCUS 2018, pp 21-28
Springer, pdf, short version on arXiv.

44. P. Khavari*, A. Asif, H. Rivaz,
Non-local Super Resolution in Ultrasound Imaging,
IEEE MMSP 2018
In press, pdf.
43. H. S. Hashemi*, S. Fallone, M. Boily, A. Towers, R. Kilgour, H. Rivaz,
Ultrasound Elastography of Breast Cancer-Related Lymphedema,
IEEE ISBI 2018, pp 1491-1495

IEEE Xplore, pdf.

42. H. Khodadadi*, A. Aghdam, H. Rivaz,
Direct Strain Estimation in Ultrasound Elastography Using A Novel Dynamic Programming Approach,
IEEE ISBI 2018, pp 1182-1186
IEEE Xplore, pdf.
2017:
Journal Papers:
41. H. Hashemi*, H. Rivaz,
Global Time-Delay Estimation in Ultrasound Elastography,
IEEE Trans. Ultrasonics Ferroelectrics Frequency Control (TUFFC), Oct. 2017, vol 64, pp 1625-1636, (Among Editor’s Selection of Articles in TUFFC in 2017, Dec 2018)
IEEE Xplore, pdf, code
40. M. Omidyeganeh*, Y. Xiao*, M. O. Ahmad, H. Rivaz,
Estimation of Strain Elastography from Ultrasound Radio-Frequency Data by Utilizing Analytic Gradient of the Similarity Metric, IEEE Trans. Medical Imaging, 2017, vol 36, pp 1347-1358
IEEE Xplore, pdf.
39. S. R. Mousavi, H. Rivaz, A. Sadeghi-Naini, G. Czarnota, A. Samani,
Breast Ultrasound Elastography using Full Inversion Based Elastic Modulus Reconstruction, IEEE Trans. Computational Imaging, 2017, vol 3, pp 774-782
IEEE Xplore, pdf.
38. Y. Xiao*, M. Fortin*, G. Unsgard, H. Rivaz, I. Reinertsen,
REtroSpective Evaluation of Cerebral Tumors (RESECT): a clinical database of pre-operative MRI and intra-operative ultrasound in low-grade glioma surgeries, Medical Physics, 2017, vol 44, pp 3875-3882
MedPhys, pdf, Ultrasound, MRI and landmarks, Direct Link.
37. S. R. Mousavi, H. Rivaz, G. Czarnota, A. Samani, A. Sadeghi-Naini,
Ultrasound Elastography of Prostate Using an Unconstrained Modulus Reconstruction Technique: A Pilot Clinical Study, Translational Oncology, 2017, vol 10, pp 744-751
Translational Oncology, pdf.
36. M. Fortin*, M. Omidyeganeh*, M. O. Ahmad, M. Crites-Battie, H. Rivaz,
Evaluation of an automated thresholding algorithm for the quantification of paraspinal muscle composition from MRI images, Springer BioMedical Engineering Online, 2017 22;16(1):61.
pdf, Springer, Code and instructions.
 
Conference Papers:
35. N. Masoumi*, Y. Xiao*, H. Rivaz,
MARCEL (inter-Modality Affine Registration with CorELation ratio): An Application for Brain Shift Correction in Ultrasound-Guided Brain Tumor Resection, BrainLes MICCAI workshop, Springer LNCS, 2018, pp 55-63
Springer, pdf.
34. Y. Xiao*, A. Alamer V. Fonov, B. Lo, D Tampieri, D.L. Collins, H. Rivaz M. Kersten-Oertl,
Towards automatic collateral circulation score evaluation in ischemic stroke using image decompositions and support vector machines, Switch 2017 MICCAI workshop , pp 158-167
Springer, pdf.
33. Y. Xiao*, D. De Nigris, I. Gerard, Y. Ma, D Tampieri, D.L. Collins, H. Rivaz,
Automatic registration of MRI and transcranial ultrasound for the analysis of neurological disorders, ISMRM 2017
ISMRM. pdf.
32. M.G. Amidabadi*, M.O. Ahmad, H. Rivaz,
Automatic Accuracy Assessment of Ultrasound Elastography Using Correlation Profile and Prior Information of Displacement Continuity, IEEE GlobalSIP 2017, pp 755-759
IEEE GlobalSIP, pdf.
31. M. D. Horeh*, A. Asif, H. Rivaz,
Regularized Tracking of Shear-Wave in Ultrasound Elastography,
The 42nd IEEE Int. Conference on Acoustic, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), New Orleans, LA, 2017, pp 6264-6268
IEEE Xplore, pdf.
30. H. Hashemi*, M. Boily, P. Martineau H. Rivaz,
Ultrasound Elastography: Efficient Estimation of Tissue Displacement Using an Affine Transformation Model, SPIE Medical Imaging, Orlando, FL, 2017
Proc. SPIE 10139, pdf.
2016:
29. H. Zhou*, H. Rivaz, Registration of Pre- and Post-resection Ultrasound Volumes with Non-corresponding Regions in Neurosurgery, IEEE Journal Biomedical Health Informatics JBHI, 2016, vol 20, pp 1240-1249 (selected for submission of full paper to IEEE JBHI, only 10 selections out of 2948 submissions to EMBC)
IEEE Xplore, pdf,   supplementary material.
28. Shams, R.*, Boily, M., Martineau, PA., Rivaz, H., Dynamic Programming on a Tree for Ultrasound Elastography, SPIE Medical Imaging, San Diego, 2016, vol 9790 (Finalist for a Robert F. Wagner All Conference Best Student Paper Award)
SPIE Digital Lib, pdf
2015:  
Journal Papers:
27. H. Rivaz, Chen, S, Collins, DL., Automatic Deformable MR-Ultrasound Registration for Image-Guided Neurosurgery, IEEE Trans. Medical Imaging, 2015, vol 34, pp 366-380
(IEEE Xplore), pdf.
26. H. Rivaz, Collins, DL., Deformable Registration of Pre-Operative MR, Pre-Resection Ultrasound and Post-Resection Ultrasound Images of Neurosurgery, International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery, 2015, vol 10, pp 1017-1028
Springer, pdf.
25. H. Rivaz, Collins, DL., Near Real-Time Robust Nonrigid Registration of Volumetric Ultrasound Images For Neurosurgery, Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, 2015, vol 41, pp 574-587
ScienceDirect, pdf.
24. Karimaghaloo, Z, H. Rivaz, Arnold, D, Collins, DL. Arbel, T,
Temporal Hierarchical Adaptive Texture CRF for Automatic Detection of Gadolinium-Enhancing Multiple Sclerosis Lesions in Brain MRI, IEEE Trans. Medical Imaging, 2015, vol 34, pp 1227-1241
IEEE Xplore, pdf.
 
Conference Papers:
23. H. Zhou*, H. Rivaz, Robust Deformable Registration of Pre- and Post-resection Ultrasound Volumes for Visualization of Residual Tumor in Neurosurgery, IEEE EMBC, 2015, pp 141 – 144, (selected for submission of full paper to IEEE JBHI, only 10 selections out of 2948 submissions to EMBC)
IEEE Xplore, pdf.
22. H. Khodadadi*, A. Aghdam, H. Rivaz,
Edge-Preserving Ultrasonic Strain Imaging with Uniform Precision,
IEEE EMBC, 2015, pp 3835 – 3838IEEE Xplore, pdf.
2014:  
Journal Papers:
21. H. Rivaz, Karimaghaloo, Z, Fonov, V, Collins, DL., Nonrigid Registration of Ultrasound and MRI Using Contextual Conditioned Mutual Information, IEEE Trans. Medical Imaging, 2014, vol. 33 pp 708-725 (IEEE Xplore), pdf.
20. H. Rivaz, Karimaghaloo, Z, Collins, DL., Self-Similarity Weighted Mutual Information: a New Non-rigid Image Registration Metric, Medical Image Analysis, 2014, vol. 18 pp 343-358
(ScienceDirect), pdf.
19. H. Rivaz, Boctor, E., Choti, M., Hager, G., Ultrasound Elastography Using Multiple Images, Medical Image Analysis, February 2014, vol. 18 pp 314-329
(ScienceDirect), pdf.
 
Conference Papers:
18. H. Rivaz, Collins, DL., Simulation of Ultrasound Images for Validation of MR to Ultrasound Registration in Neurosurgery, AECAI MICCAI, 2014 pp 23-32
(Springer LNCS), pdf.
Before 2014:  
17. Karimaghaloo, Z., Rivaz, H., Arnold, D., Collins, DL, Arbel, T, Adaptive Voxel, Texture and Temporal CRF for Detection of MS Lesions in Brain MRI, MICCAI, Nagoya, Japan, Sept. 2013 pp 543-550 [Acceptance rate: 32%] pdf.
16. Rivaz, H., Collins, D.L., Self-Similarity Weighted Mutual Information: a New Non-rigid Image Registration Metric, Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention, MICCAI, Oct 2012, pp 91-98 [Acceptance rate: 30%]. pdf.
15. Rivaz, H, Boctor, E., Choti, M., Hager, G., Real-Time Regularized Ultrasound Elastography, IEEE Trans. Medical Imaging, April 2011, vol. 30 pp 928-945 pdf Code.
14. Rivaz, H., Boctor, E., Foroughi, P., Zellars, R., Fichtinger, G., Hager, G., Ultrasound Elastography: a Dynamic Programming Approach, IEEE Trans. Medical Imaging, Oct. 2008, vol. 27 pp 1373-1377 pdf Code.
13. Rivaz, H., Boctor, E., Choti, M., Hager, G., Ultrasound Elastography Using Three Images, Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention, MICCAI, Toronto, Canada, Sept. 2011, pp 371-378 [Acceptance rate: 30%] pdf Code.
12. Foroughi, P., Rivaz, H., Fleming, I., Hager, G., Boctor, E. Tracked Ultrasound Elastography (TrUE), Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention, MICCAI, Beijing, China, Sept. 2010, pp 9-16 [Acceptance rate: 32%] pdf.
11. Rivaz, H., Kang, H., Stolka, P., G. Hager, Boctor, E. Novel reconstruction and feature exploitation techniques for sensorless freehand 3D ultrasound, SPIE Medical Imaging, 2010, pp 762911-762919 pdf.
10. Rivaz, H., Kapoor, A., Fleming, I., Hager, G., Boctor, E. A novel method for monitoring liver ablation using ultrasound elastography, SPIE Medical Imaging, 2010, 7629131-7629138 pdf.
9. Rivaz, H., Foroughi, P., Fleming, I., Zellars, R., Boctor, E., Hager, G., Tracked Regularized Ultrasound Elastography for Targeting Breast Radiotherapy, Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention, MICCAI, London, UK, Sept. 2009, pp 507-515 [Acceptance rate: 33%] pdf.
8. Rivaz, H., Shinagawa, Y., Liang, J., Physical Priors in Virtual Colonoscopy, SPIE Medical Imaging 2009, pp 7260191-72601912 pdf.
7. Rivaz, H., Fleming, I., Assumpcao, L., Fichtinger, G., Hamper, U., Choti, M., Hager, G., Boctor, E., Ablation Monitoring with Elastography: 2D In-vivo and 3D Ex-vivo Studies, Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention, MICCAI, New York, NY, Sept. 2008, pp 458-466 [Acceptance rate: 30%] pdf.
6. Rivaz, H., Fleming, L., Matinfar, M, Ahmad, O, Kamen, A, Choti, M, Hager, G., Boctor, E. Ablation Monitoring with a Regularized 3D Elastography Technique, IEEE Int. Ultrasonics Symposium, Beijing, China, Oct. 2008, pp 308-312 pdf.
5. Rivaz, H., Rohling, R., An Active Dynamic Vibration Absorber for a Hand-Held Vibro-Elastography Probe, ASME Journal of Vibration Acoustics pdf.
4. Rivaz, H., Zellars, R., Hager, G. Fichtinger, G., Boctor, E., Beam Steering Approach to Speckle Characterization and Out-of-Plane Motion Estimation in Real Tissue, IEEE Int. Ultrasonics Symposium, New York, NY, Oct. 2007 pp 781-784 pdf.
3. Rivaz, H., Boctor, E., Fichtinger, G., A Robust Meshing and Calibration Approach for Sensorless Freehand 3D Ultrasound, SPIE Medical Imaging, San Diego, CA, Feb. 2007, Vol. 6513, pp 181-188 pdf.
2. Rivaz, H., Rohling, R., A Hand-Held Probe for Vibro-Elastography, Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention, MICCAI, 2006, pp 613-620 pdf.
1. Rivaz, H., Boctor, E., Fichtinger, G., Ultrasound Speckle Detection using Low Order Statistics, IEEE Int. Ultrasonics Symposium, Vancouver, Canada, Oct. 2006, pp 2092-2095 pdf.