CMRSegTools: an Osirix plugin for myocardial infarct sizing on DE-CMR images


Background CMR is an established method for the diagnosis and assessment of myocardial infarction in routine exams. In addition, there has been a growing interest in using infarct size as a surrogate endpoint for clinical trials assessing the efficacy of acute MI reperfusion treatments and MI size is reported to be a stronger predictor of outcome than LVEF and LV volumes[1].Various methods have been proposed for infarct size (IS) measurement without reference standard method and side-by-side comparison among them. The goal was to develop a user-friendly cardiac segmentation toolbox implemented as a plugin in the open-source OsiriX software with a set a commonly proposed semi-automatic algorithms

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@inproceedings{Viallon2014CMRSegToolsAO, title={CMRSegTools: an Osirix plugin for myocardial infarct sizing on DE-CMR images}, author={Magalie Viallon and Joel Spaltenstein and Charles de Bourguignon and C. Vandroux and Olivier Bernard and Lo{\"{i}c Belle and Patrick Clarysse and Pierre Croisille}, year={2014} }