Adelaide de Vecchi

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The loss of cardiac pump function accounts for a significant increase in both mortality and morbidity in Western society, where there is currently a one in four lifetime risk, and costs associated with acute and long-term hospital treatments are accelerating. The significance of cardiac disease has motivated the application of state-of-the-art clinical(More)
Accurate measurement of blood pressure is important because it is a biomarker for cardiovascular disease. Diagnostic catheterization is routinely used for pressure acquisition in vessels despite being subject to significant measurement errors. To investigate these errors, this study compares pressure measurement using two different techniques in vitro and(More)
We propose a new method to recover 3D time-resolved velocity vectors within the left ventricle (LV) using a combination of multiple registered 3D colour Doppler images and LV wall motion. Incorporation of wall motion, calculated from 3D B-Mode images, and the use of a multi-scale reconstruction framework allow recovery of 3D velocity over the entire(More)
We demonstrate a new method to recover 4D blood flow over the entire ventricle from partial blood velocity measurements using multiple 3D+t colour Doppler images and ventricular wall motion estimated using 3D+t BMode images. We apply our approach to realistic simulated data to ascertain the ability of the method to deal with incomplete data, as typically(More)
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