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Application Of Cross Correlation Technique In Left Ventricular Wall Motion Assessment
Author(s): Tamas Sandor; Sven Paulin; William B. Hanlon
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Paper Abstract

A method has been developed for the analysis of left ventricular wall motion which obviates the operator's involvement in the relative positioning of the systolic and diastolic contours. This was achieved by maximizing the cross correlation function for the two silhouettes. The technique was compared with a standard method requiring the operator's definition of a long axis for the left ventricle. The results for 21 normal angiograms showed that with the cross correlation technique the confidence region of the wall motion curves was markedly narrower and the symmetry in the contractile pattern between the anterior and posterior wall segments was better than with the standard technique.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 December 1982
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0347, Application of Optical Instrumentation in Medicine X, (29 December 1982); doi: 10.1117/12.933817
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Tamas Sandor, Harvard Medical School (United States)
Sven Paulin, Harvard Medical School (United States)
William B. Hanlon, Harvard Medical School (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0347:
Application of Optical Instrumentation in Medicine X
Gary D. Fullerton; James A. Mulvaney; Arthur G. Haus; William S. Properzio, Editor(s)

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