Ultrasound elastic tensor imaging: comparison with MR diffusion tensor imaging in the myocardium.

@article{Lee2012UltrasoundET,
  title={Ultrasound elastic tensor imaging: comparison with MR diffusion tensor imaging in the myocardium.},
  author={Wei-Ning Lee and Beno{\^i}t Larrat and Mathieu Pernot and Mickael Tanter},
  journal={Physics in medicine and biology},
  year={2012},
  volume={57 16},
  pages={
          5075-95
        }
}
We have previously proven the feasibility of ultrasound-based shear wave imaging (SWI) to non-invasively characterize myocardial fiber orientation in both in vitro porcine and in vivo ovine hearts. The SWI-estimated results were in good correlation with histology. In this study, we proposed a new and robust fiber angle estimation method through a tensor-based approach for SWI, coined together as elastic tensor imaging (ETI), and compared it with magnetic resonance diffusion tensor imaging (DTI… 

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