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Spatiotemporal imaging of vascular reactivity
Author(s): Harry L. Graber; Christoph H. Schmitz; Yaling Pei; Sheng Zhong; San-Lian S. Barbour; Seth B. Blattman; Thomas F. Panetta; Randall Locke Barbour
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Paper Abstract

Representative results from simulated, laboratory and physiological studies are presented, demonstrating the ability to extract important features of dynamic behavior from dense scattering media. These results were obtained by analyzing a time series of image data. Investigations on the human forearm clearly reveal the ability to identify and correctly locate principal features of the vasculature. Characterization of these features using linear and nonlinear time-series analysis methods can produce a wealth of information regarding the spatio-temporal features of the dynamics of vascular reactivity.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 April 2000
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 3978, Medical Imaging 2000: Physiology and Function from Multidimensional Images, (20 April 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.383418
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Harry L. Graber, SUNY/Downstate Medical Ctr. (United States)
Christoph H. Schmitz, SUNY/Downstate Medical Ctr. (United States)
Yaling Pei, NIRx Medical Technologies Corp. (United States)
Sheng Zhong, Polytechnic Univ. (United States)
San-Lian S. Barbour, NIRx Medical Technologies Corp. (United States)
Seth B. Blattman, SUNY/Downstate Medical Ctr. (United States)
Thomas F. Panetta, SUNY/Downstate Medical Ctr. (United States)
Randall Locke Barbour, SUNY/Downstate Medical Ctr. and Polytechnic Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3978:
Medical Imaging 2000: Physiology and Function from Multidimensional Images
Chin-Tu Chen; Anne V. Clough, Editor(s)

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