A rule‐based method to model myocardial fiber orientation in cardiac biventricular geometries with outflow tracts

@article{Doste2019ARM,
  title={A rule‐based method to model myocardial fiber orientation in cardiac biventricular geometries with outflow tracts},
  author={Rub{\'e}n Doste and David Soto-Iglesias and Gabriel Bernardino and Alejandro Alcaine and Rafael Sebasti{\'a}n and Sophie Giffard-Roisin and Maxime Sermesant and Antonio Berruezo and Dami{\'a}n S{\'a}nchez-Quintana and Oscar Camara},
  journal={International Journal for Numerical Methods in Biomedical Engineering},
  year={2019},
  volume={35}
}
Rule‐based methods are often used for assigning fiber orientation to cardiac anatomical models. However, existing methods have been developed using data mostly from the left ventricle. As a consequence, fiber information obtained from rule‐based methods often does not match histological data in other areas of the heart such as the right ventricle, having a negative impact in cardiac simulations beyond the left ventricle. In this work, we present a rule‐based method where fiber orientation is… 

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