Morphological evaluation of a regurgitant orifice by 3-D echocardiography: applications in the quantification of valvular regurgitation.

@article{Anayiotos1999MorphologicalEO,
  title={Morphological evaluation of a regurgitant orifice by 3-D echocardiography: applications in the quantification of valvular regurgitation.},
  author={Andreas S. Anayiotos and Bryan K. Smith and Michal Kolda and Pohoey Fan and Navin C. Nanda},
  journal={Ultrasound in medicine & biology},
  year={1999},
  volume={25 2},
  pages={209-23}
}
The clinical evaluation of blood flow regurgitation through a heart valve or stenotic lesion is an unresolved problem. The proximal flowfield region has been the study focus in the last few years; however, investigators have failed to identify an accurate and reliable calculation scheme due to lack of geometric information about the shape and size of the… CONTINUE READING