Plaque Imaging: Pixel to Molecular Level

Plaque Imaging: Pixel to Molecular Level

by Jasjit S. Suri
     
 

ISBN-10: 1586035169

ISBN-13: 9781586035167

Pub. Date: 01/01/2005

Publisher: IOS Press, Incorporated

This publication starts of with a review of plaque imaging techniques, with an introduction of the segmentation techniques for plaque classification and quantification. Many aspects of plaque imaging techniques are presented in this publication, such as; medical image retrieval and database management, MRI techniques to differentiate stable versus high risk

Overview

This publication starts of with a review of plaque imaging techniques, with an introduction of the segmentation techniques for plaque classification and quantification. Many aspects of plaque imaging techniques are presented in this publication, such as; medical image retrieval and database management, MRI techniques to differentiate stable versus high risk atherosclerosis, composition and morphology of atherosclerotic plaque, analysis of the soft tissue based on computer vision techniques, modelling of coronary artery biomechanics, Cardiac CT for the assessment of cardiovascular pathology with an emphasis on the detection of coronary atherosclerosis, technical and practical issues regarding coronary atherosclerotic plaque imaging by CT (focussing on coronary calcium imaging), feasibility of a non-invasive, in vivo determination of the IBS of arterial wall tissue, high resolution ultrasound images of carotid plaques, the problem of reliable features extraction a! nd classification process and a discussion on advanced mathematical techniques to extract spectral information from the RF data to determine the plaque composition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781586035167
Publisher:
IOS Press, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/01/2005
Series:
Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
Pages:
461

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