Conference Paper

Semi automatic estimation and visualization of left ventricle volumes in cardiac MRI

ETSI Telecomunicacion, Univ. Politecnica de Madrid
DOI: 10.1109/CIC.2005.1588121 Conference: Computers in Cardiology, 2005
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ABSTRACT The main goal of this work was to implement an easy and convenient new tool to load, visualize and segment cardiac magnetic resonance images (CMRI) in order to obtain basic parameters for cardiac function estimation and to visualize the results in a quantitative and graphical way. The proposed method tracks the contour of the left ventricle at endocardial level through all the cardiac cycle to measure the ventricular volume and the ejection fraction, using active contour techniques to differentiate structures within an image

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