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Determination Of The Geometry Of Tri-Leaflet Aortic Heart Valves
Author(s): H. M. Karara; G. T. Marzan
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Paper Abstract

This paper discusses the photogrammetric aspects of a current multidisciplinary cooperative effort between Washington University, St. Louis, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on the development of a trileaflet prosthetic heart valve. Photogrammetric measurements are undertaken on silicon rubber molds of human aortic heart valves. A Hasselblad 500C camera equipped with a 50 mm Planar f/4 lens is used for data acquisition. A semianalytical solution is used for data reduction. The final outputs include: sketch plans, digital models, profiles, contour maps and dimensions of the coaption areas of the leaflets. The items to be highlighted in this presentation include: data acquisition, data reduction, data processing, accuracy aspects, and a review of the various outputs.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 March 1974
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0040, Quantitative Imagery in the Biomedical Sciences II, (1 March 1974); doi: 10.1117/12.953817
Show Author Affiliations
H. M. Karara, University of Illinois (United States)
G. T. Marzan, University of Illinois (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0040:
Quantitative Imagery in the Biomedical Sciences II
Robin E. Herron, Editor(s)

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