A Left Ventricle Model to Predict Post-Revascularization Ejection Fraction Based on Cine Magnetic Resonance Images

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Hai-Chao Han

School of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332-0405Department of Engineering Mechanics, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Chinae-mail: haichao.han@me.gatech.edu

John N. Oshinski

Department of Radiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322

David N. Ku

School of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332-0405

Roderic I. Pettigrew

Department of Radiology, Emory School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322

J Biomech Eng 124(1), 52-55 (Sep 17, 2001) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1428555 History: Received July 25, 2000; Revised September 17, 2001
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Grahic Jump Location
Short-axis slice images at end-diastole and end-systole from a sample study with a remote myocardial infarction. The three small arrows indicate where a region meets the MR criteria for infarction and the large arrow indicates where a region meets the criteria for hibernating myocardium (see text). This patient is not from the current study group.



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