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2D displacement field reconstruction of left ventricle from tagged MR images using discontinuity-preserving regularization
Author(s): Litao Yan; Thomas S. Denney
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Paper Abstract

Magnetic resonance tagging has been shown to be a useful technique for non-invasively measuring the deformation of an in vivo heart. Tagged images appear with a spatially encoded pattern of lines called tag lines that move with the tissue and can be analyzed to reconstruct a description of left ventricular (LV) displacement during a portion of the cardiac cycle. Existing analysis methods require user- defined epicardial and endocardial contours. In this paper we present a method based on edge-preserving regularization techniques for reconstructing dense 2D left ventricular displacement field from tag line position data without prior knowledge of the LV contours. Our methods are demonstrated on both simulated and in vivo data.

Paper Details

Date Published: 24 June 1998
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 3338, Medical Imaging 1998: Image Processing, (24 June 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.310959
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Litao Yan, Auburn Univ. (United States)
Thomas S. Denney, Auburn Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3338:
Medical Imaging 1998: Image Processing
Kenneth M. Hanson, Editor(s)

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