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Doppler blood velocity assessment based on image analysis of video-tape-recorded image data
Author(s): Juerg Tschirren; Ronald M. Lauer; Milan Sonka
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Paper Abstract

A novel method for a fully automated determination of maximum blood velocity curves in Doppler ultrasound flow diagrams is reported. The method bases on VCR-recorded image sequences and hence uses an image processing scheme. Time-sequences of flow diagrams are evaluated and a chronological sequence of cardiac cycles is extracted. The cardiac cycles are numerically evaluated and the results in form of the peak velocity and the velocity-time-integral are reported.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 May 2001
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 4321, Medical Imaging 2001: Physiology and Function from Multidimensional Images, (21 May 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.428150
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Juerg Tschirren, Univ. of Iowa (United States)
Ronald M. Lauer, Univ. of Iowa (United States)
Milan Sonka, Univ. of Iowa (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4321:
Medical Imaging 2001: Physiology and Function from Multidimensional Images
Chin-Tu Chen; Anne V. Clough, Editor(s)

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