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Intravascular Ultrasound Imaging Clinical - Pathologic Correlation
Author(s): Robert J. Siegel M.D.; Benjamin N. Potkin M.D.
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Paper Abstract

The application and relevance of intravascular ultrasound is reviewed. We studied 89 arterial segments with prototype intravascular ultrasound imaging systems. For data analysis we use pathology as the reference standard. Qualitative and quantitative comparative studies are presented to elucidate the ultrasonic characterization of arterial morphology and composition. The ability to measure quantitatively arterial lumen area, lumen diameter, wall thickness, plaque area as well as plaque composition make intravascular ultrasound unique.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 August 1989
PDF: 15 pages
Proc. SPIE 1068, Catheter-Based Sensing and Imaging Technology, (8 August 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.952178
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Robert J. Siegel M.D., UCLA School of Medicine (United States)
Benjamin N. Potkin M.D., Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1068:
Catheter-Based Sensing and Imaging Technology
Alan I. West, Editor(s)

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