Cardiac MRI Derived Epicardial Fat Maps to Assist VT Ablation Procedures for Subjects with Implantable Devices

Zimmermann, Judith ;   Rashid, Shams ;   Hu, Peng ;   Katouzian, Amin ;   Navab, Nassir ;   Ennis, Daniel

Tags Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)HeartImage segmentation

Cardiac electroanatomical mapping (EAM) to locate myocardial scar substrate during ventricular tachycardia (VT) ablation therapy is currently...

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Generation of Ultra-Realistic Synthetic Echocardiographic Sequences to Facilitate Standardization of Deformation Imaging

Alessandrini, Martino ;   Heyde, Brecht ;   Giffard-Roisin, Sophie ;   Delingette, HervĂ© ;   Sermesant, Maxime ;   Allain, Pascal ;   Bernard, Olivier ;   De Craene, Mathieu ;   D'hooge, Jan

Tags UltrasoundHeartTracking (time series analysis)

Despite the overwhelming availability of techniques for computation of cardiac deformation and strain with 2D echocardiography, their...

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Inverse Problem in Electrocardography via the Factorization Method of Boundary Value Problems

Bouyssier, Julien ;   Zemzemi, Nejib ;   Henry, Jacques

Tags Inverse methodsHeartValidation

We present a new mathematical approach for solving the inverse problem in electrocardiography. This approach is based on the factorization...

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Open-Source 4D Statistical Shape Model of the Heart for X-Ray Projection Imaging

Unberath, Mathias ;   Maier, Andreas ;   Fleischmann, Dominik ;   Hornegger, Joachim ;   Fahrig, Rebecca

Tags Angiographic imagingX-ray imagingModeling - Anatomical, physiological and pathological

We present an open-source 4D (3D+t) statistical shape model of the heart developed as numerical phantom for cone-beam CT simulation. The...

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Towards Optical Monitoring of Radiofrequency Ablation Extent for Atrial Fibrillation

Singh-Moon, Rajinder ;   Hendon, Christine

Tags Other-modalitySurgical guidance/navigationHeart

Radiofrequency catheter ablation (RFA) therapy has emerged as a leading tool for the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias, including atrial...

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