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Clinical ultility of intravascular ultrasound and 3D reconstruction of images
Author(s): Rodney A. White; Douglas Cavaye; George E. Kopchok
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Paper Abstract

Intraluminal vascular ultrasound (IVUS) is developing rapidly as a method to define the transmural anatomy of vascular structures for both diagnostic and therapeutic applications. Current devices use various configurations of transducers at the end of an intraluminal catheter to make real time images of cardiac structures and vessel walls. These devices may have diagnostic applications, particularly at the time of angiography or catherization for symptomatic cardiovascular disease.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 September 1993
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 1894, Clinical Applications of Modern Imaging Technology, (17 September 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.154940
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Rodney A. White, Harbor-UCLA Medical Ctr. (United States)
Douglas Cavaye, Harbor-UCLA Medical Ctr. (United States)
George E. Kopchok, Harbor-UCLA Medical Ctr. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1894:
Clinical Applications of Modern Imaging Technology
Abund Ottokar Wist, Editor(s)

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