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Deformable Image Registration Between Cardiac PET Images Encompassing a Range of Physical Heart Sizes

[+] Author Affiliations
Benjamin R. Coleman, Alexander I. Veress

University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Paper No. SBC2011-53850, pp. 957-958; 2 pages
doi:10.1115/SBC2011-53850
From:
  • ASME 2011 Summer Bioengineering Conference
  • ASME 2011 Summer Bioengineering Conference, Parts A and B
  • Farmington, Pennsylvania, USA, June 22–25, 2011
  • Conference Sponsors: Bioengineering Division
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-5458-7
  • Copyright © 2011 by ASME

abstract

Cardiac mechanical performance depends upon myocardial tissue elongation and contraction. Deformation, stress and strain within the myofibers provide valuable information about potential tissue adaptation [1]. Specifically, the stress state of the tissue is believed to drive remodeling of the myocardium. Because it is not possible to measure in-vivo stress in the human heart, considerable research has gone into developing patient specific, mathematical models of the heart based on finite element (FE) analysis and cardiac imaging [2, 3]. Stress estimates from these models could yield valuable information about of the material behavior of the myocardium that would provide valuable information for research into cardiac pathologies.

Copyright © 2011 by ASME

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