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Lars Wallentin2
Rui Plácido2
2Lars Wallentin
2Rui Plácido
1Claire Chezaubernard
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C hest pain may be associated with coronary arteries that appear " normal. " Normal is defi ned here as no visible disease or luminal irregularities (less than 50%) as judged visually at coronary angiography. Normal angiography in patients with chest pain is fi ve times more common in women than in men [1]. Among patients with chest pain and normal(More)
There is strong need to develop the current stratified practice of CVD management into a better personalized cardiovascular medicine, within a broad framework of global patient care. Clinical information obtained from history and physical examination, functional and imaging studies, biochemical biomarkers, genetic/epigenetic data, and pathophysiological(More)
Takotsubo cardiomyopathy (TTC) is characterized by reversible left ventricular apical and/or midventricular hypokinesia with unknown etiology. The clinical presentation is similar to acute myocardial infarction in the absence of significant obstructive coronary artery disease. Various predisposing factors have been related to TTC, such as acute neurological(More)
This paper presents a system for 3D ultrasound which aims to reconstruct a volume of interest from a set of ultrasound images. A Bayesian reconstruction algorithm has been recently proposed to perform this task. However, it is too slow to be useful in practice. This paper describes several techniques to improve the efficiency of the reconstruction procedure(More)
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