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Arrangements of multiple images of human myocardium for information for the surgeon during open heart surgery
Author(s): Manfred D. Kessler; Paul Dan Cristea; Michael Hiller; Tobias Trinks
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Paper Abstract

The feasibility to obtain visualized information of myocardium by imaging is a new dimension. However, during heart surgery the surgeon does not need all data of images continuously. Therefore, development of strategies able to reduce flux of information transiently in between images might become important. Arrangements of images in 3-dimensional structures can produce better outlines. Images often contain information of several parameters. Therefore, a selection of important parts of the pictures might be helpful. Optical sensors will have the ability to detect dangerous situations in tissues which can release optical or acoustic signals.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 June 2002
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 4623, Functional Monitoring and Drug-Tissue Interaction, (5 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.469449
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Manfred D. Kessler, Friedrich-Alexander-Univ. Erlangen-Nuernberg (Germany)
Paul Dan Cristea, Politehnica Univ. of Bucharest (Romania)
Michael Hiller, Friedrich-Alexander-Univ. Erlangen-Nuernberg (Germany)
Tobias Trinks, Friedrich-Alexander-Univ. Erlangen-Nuernberg (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4623:
Functional Monitoring and Drug-Tissue Interaction
Manfred D. Kessler; Gerhard J. Mueller, Editor(s)

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