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Author Marcheschi, P. ♦ Lombardi, M. ♦ Mazzarisi, A. ♦ Testa, R. ♦ Pingitore, A. ♦ Benassi, A. ♦ Marraccini, P.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2002
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science ♦ Technology ♦ Medicine & health
Subject Keyword Navigation ♦ Image segmentation ♦ Magnetic resonance imaging ♦ Angiography ♦ Coronary arteriosclerosis ♦ Image reconstruction ♦ Data mining ♦ Magnetic resonance ♦ Arteries ♦ Data visualization
Abstract Aim of the study was to assess a new method to followup patients with angiographically documented coronary artery disease (CAD), by noninvasive MRI angiography. The method is based on 3D reconstruction of planar cineangiographic images. It is addressed to expand informative content and to extract data from conventional 2D-images, aiming to guide and optimize the use of magnetic resonance for coronary artery visualization. The preliminary tests have shown that it is possible to obtain a fast MRI localization of peripheral coronary segments due to a more precise target volume of scan. This could overcome some limits of MRI examination of coronary tree and expands the use of noninvasive MRI technique in CAD follow-up.
Description Author affiliation: Inst. of Clinical Physiol., CNR, Pisa, Italy (Marcheschi, P.; Lombardi, M.; Mazzarisi, A.; Testa, R.; Pingitore, A.; Benassi, A.; Marraccini, P.)
ISBN 0780377354
ISSN 02766547
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2002-09-22
Publisher Place USA
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Size (in Bytes) 374.57 kB
Page Count 4
Starting Page 629
Ending Page 632


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library