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Quantitative Endovascular Angioscopy
Author(s): Stephan E. Friel; George S. Abela; Takanobu Tomaru; Gerald R. Barbeau; Royce A. Haley
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Paper Abstract

Currently there is no available system capable of providing real-time absolute dimensional analysis of features within the field of view of conventional angioscopes. This paper describes a method which utilizes computer-based image processing equipment and novel algorithms to address this problem. By analyzing the magnification characteristics of an angioscope and analyzing any single feature from multiple angioscopic views, the cross-sectional area of the feature may be calculated. Experimental results indicate both a high accuracy and the feasibility of this approach.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 June 1989
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1067, Optical Fibers in Medicine IV, (15 June 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.952122
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Stephan E. Friel
George S. Abela
Takanobu Tomaru
Gerald R. Barbeau
Royce A. Haley


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1067:
Optical Fibers in Medicine IV
Abraham Katzir, Editor(s)

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