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Registering myocardial fiber orientations with heart geometry using iterative closest points algorithms
Author(s): Dongdong Deng; Peifeng Jiao; Guofa Shou; Ling Xia
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Paper Abstract

Myocardial electrical excitation propagation is anisotropic, with the most rapid spread of current along the direction of the long axis of the fiber. Fiber orientation is also an important determinant of myocardial mechanics. So myocardial fiber orientations are very important to heart modeling and simulation. Accurately construction of myocardial fiber orientations, however, is still a challenge. The purpose of this paper is to construct a heart geometrical model with myocardial fiber orientations based on CT and 3D laser scanned pictures. The iterative closest points (ICP) algorithms were used to register the fiber orientations with the heart geometry.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 October 2009
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 7497, MIPPR 2009: Medical Imaging, Parallel Processing of Images, and Optimization Techniques, 74972P (30 October 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.830695
Show Author Affiliations
Dongdong Deng, Zhejiang Univ. (China)
Peifeng Jiao, Southern Medical Univ. (China)
Guofa Shou, Zhejiang Univ. (China)
Ling Xia, Zhejiang Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7497:
MIPPR 2009: Medical Imaging, Parallel Processing of Images, and Optimization Techniques
Faxiong Zhang; Faxiong Zhang, Editor(s)

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