Applying a Level Set Method for Resolving Physiologic Motions in Free-Breathing and Non-gated Cardiac MRI

@inproceedings{Uyanik2013ApplyingAL,
  title={Applying a Level Set Method for Resolving Physiologic Motions in Free-Breathing and Non-gated Cardiac MRI},
  author={Ilyas Uyanik and Peggy Lindner and Panagiotis Tsiamyrtzis and Dipan J. Shah and Nikolaos V. Tsekos and Ioannis T. Pavlidis},
  booktitle={FIMH},
  year={2013}
}
In cardiac MRI, ECG triggering is used or patients are required to hold their breath, to alleviate motion artifacts and deterioration of image quality. However, ECG signal quality is often suboptimal and patients may not be able to adequately hold their breath. Alternative solutions for tracking breathing and cardiac beating can open the way for robust free-breathing and ECG-less cardiac MRI. Herein, we present a novel approach that isolates the effect of breathing, as well as computes both the… 

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