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Detection of Myocardial Perfusion Defects Using First Pass Perfusion Cardiac MRI Data

  • Stephen Kruzick
  • Ole Mengshoel
  • Prahlad G. Menon
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8641)

Abstract

First pass perfusion cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (FPP-CMR) presents a non-invasive method of detecting restricted blood flow to the myocardium, heart muscle tissue, early in development of coronary heart disease. This paper proposes simple classification methods applied to FPP-CMR data to detect regions of poor perfusion. Preliminary results show correspondence to regions of scar tissue detected from thresholding of late Gadolinium enhancement CMR imaging.

Keywords

cardiac magnetic resonance imaging coronary heart disease classification Dice index Gaussian naive Bayes myocardium perfusion 

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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Stephen Kruzick
    • 1
  • Ole Mengshoel
    • 2
  • Prahlad G. Menon
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.Carnegie Mellon UniversityPittsburghUSA
  2. 2.CMU Silicon ValleyMountain ViewUSA
  3. 3.SYSU-CMU Joint Institute of EngineeringPittsburghUSA
  4. 4.SYSU-CMU Shunde International Joint Research InstituteGuangdongChina

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