Gilwoo Choi

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Endovascular stents are the mainstay of interventional cardiovascular medicine. Technological advances have reduced biological and clinical complications but not mechanical failure. Stent strut fracture is increasingly recognized as of paramount clinical importance. Though consensus reigns that fractures can result from material fatigue, how fracture is(More)
Accurate quantification of changes in length, curvature, and bifurcation angles of coronary arteries due to cardiac motion is important for the design of coronary stents. A new method is developed to describe the dynamic characteristics of the human coronary artery. From cardiac-gated computed tomography (CT) data, 3-D surface geometry and centerline paths(More)
Atlas-based segmentation is widely used in medical image analysis. In multi-atlas segmentation, segmentations of multiple atlas images are propagated to a target image through image registration and the results are combined to obtain a final segmentation for the target image. However, registration does not always perfectly work between the target and each(More)
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