Atlas-Based Quantification of Cardiac Remodeling Due to Myocardial Infarction

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Xingyu Zhang; Brett R Cowan; David A Bluemke; J Paul Finn; Carissa G Fonseca; Alan H Kadish; Daniel C Lee; Joao A C Lima; Avan Suinesiaputra; Alistair A Young; Pau Medrano-Gracia;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 9,issue 10 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4215861, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0110243
  • Subject: Biotechnology | Research Article | Biology and Life Sciences | Diagnostic Medicine | Medicine | Engineering and Technology | Cardiovascular Diseases | Diagnostic Radiology | Radiology and Imaging | Cardiology | Bioengineering | Q | Epidemiology | R | Science | Disease Informatics | Medicine and Health Sciences | Cardiovascular Imaging

Myocardial infarction leads to changes in the geometry (remodeling) of the left ventricle (LV) of the heart. The degree and type of remodeling provides important diagnostic information for the therapeutic management of ischemic heart disease. In this paper, we present a... View more