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Quantitative Computer Graphic Displays Of Cardiac Ct Scans
Author(s): David Feinberg; Rolf Palmer; Pam Wiedenbeck; Victor Perez-Mendez; Erik Carlsson
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Paper Abstract

In order to extract the information content of cardiac computed tomography scans we have devloped quantitative image processing methods for the delineation of myocardial boundaries. The computer generated images are displayed as iso-CT contour plots and CT number line section plots to allow for quantitative assessment of the rate of contrast medium perfusion and washout. From statistical criteria established in computer processed images, objective and reproducible sizing of myocardial infarctions can be made. Another application of the computer to cardiac CT scans enables myocardial wall motion measurements to be made as a function of position.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 November 1982
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0372, Physics and Engineering in Medical Imaging, (1 November 1982); doi: 10.1117/12.934511
Show Author Affiliations
David Feinberg, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory and U.C., Berkeley (United States)
Rolf Palmer, U.C. San Francisco (United States)
Pam Wiedenbeck, L.B.L. (United States)
Victor Perez-Mendez, U.C. San Francisco and U.C., Berkeley (United States)
Erik Carlsson, U.C. San Francisco and L.B.L. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0372:
Physics and Engineering in Medical Imaging
Orhan Nalcioglu, Editor(s)

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