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Display of cardiac activation pathways with echocardiography
Author(s): Bjoern Olstad; Lars Ake Brodin; Sevald Berg
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Paper Abstract

The study of cardiac activation dynamics is an important factor in the characterization of the cardiac function. One such example is the localization of WPW-pathways inside the myocardium. Accurate localization of these pathways can be used to determine if the patient should be treated with catheter techniques or surgical techniques. This paper analyzes the temporal information in tissue velocity imaging with both qualitative and quantitative methods. The clinical experiments indicate that echocardiography can become an alternative technique for non-invasive electrophysiology in these kinds of applications.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 May 1997
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 3033, Medical Imaging 1997: Physiology and Function from Multidimensional Images, (9 May 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.274056
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Bjoern Olstad, Norwegian Institute of Technology (Norway)
Lars Ake Brodin, Huddinge Hospital (Sweden)
Sevald Berg, Norwegian Institute of Technology (Norway)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3033:
Medical Imaging 1997: Physiology and Function from Multidimensional Images
Eric A. Hoffman, Editor(s)

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