RECONSTRUCTION OF CORONARY CROSS-SECTIONS FROM TWO ORTHOGONAL DIGITAL ANGIOGRAMS.

R. O. Kenet, E. M. Herrold, J. P. Hill, J. Waltman, A. Diamond, Paul E Fenster, J. Barba, M. Suardiaz, J. S. Borer

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Abstract

The authors examined the extent to which the cross-sectional shape of plexiglass coronary models, with circular, crescentic, semicircular, and double lumen cross-sectional shapes, could be characterized using only two orthogonal roentgenographic projections. Vessel models, filled homogeneously with roentgenographic contrast, were imaged with nonsimultaneous biplane digital angiography. Each vessel cross section was represented as a matrix of ones (contrast present) and zeros (contrast absent), and was reconstructed using a binary, backprojection algorithm constrained by a reconstruction of an adjacent circular reference lumen. The above single lumen cross-sectional shapes were reconstructable from biplane digital angiograms to within 17% mean error, provided appropriate a priori information was used. Double lumen cross sections, which possess an inherent ambiguity when viewed at oblique angles, were identifiable by the Euler number of their reconstructions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationComputers in Cardiology
PublisherIEEE
Pages273-276
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)081860817X
StatePublished - 1987
Externally publishedYes

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Kenet, R. O., Herrold, E. M., Hill, J. P., Waltman, J., Diamond, A., Fenster, P. E., ... Borer, J. S. (1987). RECONSTRUCTION OF CORONARY CROSS-SECTIONS FROM TWO ORTHOGONAL DIGITAL ANGIOGRAMS. In Computers in Cardiology (pp. 273-276). IEEE.

RECONSTRUCTION OF CORONARY CROSS-SECTIONS FROM TWO ORTHOGONAL DIGITAL ANGIOGRAMS. / Kenet, R. O.; Herrold, E. M.; Hill, J. P.; Waltman, J.; Diamond, A.; Fenster, Paul E; Barba, J.; Suardiaz, M.; Borer, J. S.

Computers in Cardiology. IEEE, 1987. p. 273-276.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Kenet, RO, Herrold, EM, Hill, JP, Waltman, J, Diamond, A, Fenster, PE, Barba, J, Suardiaz, M & Borer, JS 1987, RECONSTRUCTION OF CORONARY CROSS-SECTIONS FROM TWO ORTHOGONAL DIGITAL ANGIOGRAMS. in Computers in Cardiology. IEEE, pp. 273-276.
Kenet RO, Herrold EM, Hill JP, Waltman J, Diamond A, Fenster PE et al. RECONSTRUCTION OF CORONARY CROSS-SECTIONS FROM TWO ORTHOGONAL DIGITAL ANGIOGRAMS. In Computers in Cardiology. IEEE. 1987. p. 273-276
Kenet, R. O. ; Herrold, E. M. ; Hill, J. P. ; Waltman, J. ; Diamond, A. ; Fenster, Paul E ; Barba, J. ; Suardiaz, M. ; Borer, J. S. / RECONSTRUCTION OF CORONARY CROSS-SECTIONS FROM TWO ORTHOGONAL DIGITAL ANGIOGRAMS. Computers in Cardiology. IEEE, 1987. pp. 273-276
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