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Digital Subtraction Angiography Of The Human Cardiovascular System
Author(s): Thomas F. Meaney; M. A. Weinstein; Edward Buonocore; William Pavlicek; Gregory P. Borkowski; Joe H. Gallagher; Bruno Sufka; William J. Maclntyre
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Paper Abstract

The application of digital subtraction angiography (DSA) for imaging of the human cardiovascular system is described using new, specifically designed research equipment. The system provides the ability to obtain real time or off-line subtraction images from digital data. Results show that DSA, performed by the intravenous injection of contrast material, can provide images comparable to conventional angiography in multiple areas of the cardiovascular system and on an outpatient basis.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 August 1980
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0233, Application of Optical Instrumentation in Medicine VIII, (18 August 1980); doi: 10.1117/12.958934
Show Author Affiliations
Thomas F. Meaney, Cleveland Clinic (United States)
M. A. Weinstein, Cleveland Clinic (United States)
Edward Buonocore, Cleveland Clinic (United States)
William Pavlicek, Cleveland Clinic (United States)
Gregory P. Borkowski, Cleveland Clinic (United States)
Joe H. Gallagher, Cleveland Clinic (United States)
Bruno Sufka, Cleveland Clinic (United States)
William J. Maclntyre, Cleveland Clinic (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0233:
Application of Optical Instrumentation in Medicine VIII
Joel E. Gray; William R. Hendee; Andrew G. Haus; William S. Properzio, Editor(s)

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