Matched Filtering for Digital Subtraction Angiography

  • Robert A. Kruger
Part of the Lecture Notes in Medical Informatics book series (LNMED, volume 23)

Abstract

Digital fluoroscopy methods are providing powerful diagnostic tools for imaging dilute amounts of contrast materials flowing through the cardiovascular anatomy. The predominate processing algorithms which have proven successful are temporal (1–6) and energy (7–9) subtraction schemes. The most common application of these subtraction methods has been in conjunction with intravenous angiography; although, intra-arterial studies also benefit from such processig (10). All these methods may be lumped together under the heading “digital subtraction angiography”.

Keywords

Iodine Fluor Dura Weinstein 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert A. Kruger
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyUniversity of Utah Medical CenterSalt Lake CityUSA

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