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Techniques for Quantitation of Left Ventricular Volume in Ultrasound Using 4DViz
In the United States, heart failure is a leading cause of hospitalization. The medical industry places great emphasis on diagnosing heart disease through cardiac metrics like ejection fraction. Left ventricular ejection ...
Chronic Myocardial Infarct Visualization Using 3D Ultrasound
This dissertation aims to demonstrate the feasibility of direct infarct visualization using 3D medical ultrasound. The dissertation proceeds by providing the first ever demonstration of fully-sampled 3D ultrasonic speckle ...
Transthoracic Cardiac Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse Imaging
This dissertation investigates the feasibility of a real-time transthoracic Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse (ARFI) imaging system to measure myocardial function non-invasively in clinical setting. Heart failure is an important ...