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Myocardial motion and function assessment using 4D images
Author(s): Peng-Cheng Shi; Glynn P. Robinson; James S. Duncan
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Paper Abstract

This paper describes efforts aimed at more objectively and accurately quantifying the local, regional and global function of the left ventricle (LV) of the heart from 4D image data. Using our shape-based image analysis methods, point-wise myocardial motion vector fields between successive image frames through the entire cardiac cycle will be computed. Quantitative LV motion, thickening, and strain measurements will then be established from the point correspondence maps. In the paper, we will also briefly describe an in vivo experimental model which uses implanted imaging-opaque markers to validate the results of our image analysis methods. Finally, initial experimental results using image sequences from two different modalities will be presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 September 1994
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 2359, Visualization in Biomedical Computing 1994, (9 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.185175
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Peng-Cheng Shi, Yale Univ. (United States)
Glynn P. Robinson, Yale Univ. (United States)
James S. Duncan, Yale Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2359:
Visualization in Biomedical Computing 1994
Richard A. Robb, Editor(s)

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