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Fast surface alignment for cardiac spatio-temporal modeling: application to ischemic cardiac shape modeling
Author(s): Heng Huang; Li Shen; Rong Zhang; Fillia Makedon; Bruce Hettleman; Justin Pearlman
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Paper Abstract

The visualization and comparison of local deformation from 3D image sequences is of critical importance in understanding the etiology of Ischemic cardiac disease. In this paper we describe a framework to combine our previous fast spherical harmonic surface alignment algorithm with a new local special surface reconstruction method to reconstruct the surface of LV with Ischaemic cardiac disease. Our new surface computational model allows people to extract the valuable ischemic tissues behavior from the dynamic shape. We have demonstrated our approaches by the experiments on cardiac MRI. A brief description of motivation is put forth, as well as an overview of the approaches and some initial results are described.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 March 2006
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 6144, Medical Imaging 2006: Image Processing, 614434 (10 March 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.654199
Show Author Affiliations
Heng Huang, Dartmouth College (United States)
Li Shen, Univ. of Massachusetts, Dartmouth (United States)
Rong Zhang, Dartmouth College (United States)
Fillia Makedon, Dartmouth College (United States)
Bruce Hettleman, Dartmouth Medical School (United States)
Justin Pearlman, Dartmouth Medical School (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6144:
Medical Imaging 2006: Image Processing
Joseph M. Reinhardt; Josien P. W. Pluim, Editor(s)

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