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Automatic Quantitative Analysis Of Digital Cardiac Angiographic Sequences
Author(s): Stanley N. Hack; Surendra Lele; Mark Streicker; Hassan Mostafavi
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Paper Abstract

This paper describes a fully automated system for quantitatively analyzing digital coronary angiograms and ventriculograms. Angiographic and ventriculographic image sequences are initially acquired in a purely digital format and stored on a video-rate digital disk system. Left ventriculograms and coronary angiograms are analyzed by this system which functionally is divided into three distinct categories: 1) Image Sequence Review, 2) Coronary Vasculature Analysis, and 3) Left Ventricular Analysis. The software system described integrates the quantitative analysis functions required in a cardiac catheterization laboratory into a single, menu-driven package. The angiograms and ventriculograms displayed, enhanced, and analyzed are in a digital format. All analyses are performed automatically with provisions for user intervention and editing. The algorithms and models upon which this package is based are described.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 May 1989
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 1092, Medical Imaging III: Image Processing, (25 May 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.953272
Show Author Affiliations
Stanley N. Hack, TAU Corporation (United States)
Surendra Lele, TAU Corporation (United States)
Mark Streicker, TAU Corporation (United States)
Hassan Mostafavi, TAU Corporation (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1092:
Medical Imaging III: Image Processing
Samuel J. Dwyer; R. Gilbert Jost; Roger H. Schneider, Editor(s)

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