Cardiac Elastography, Full-Field Development

Authored by: Tomy Varghese , Q. Chen , P. Rahko , James A. Zagzebski

Encyclopedia of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, Second Edition

Print publication date:  May  2008
Online publication date:  May  2008

Print ISBN: 9781420078022
eBook ISBN: 9781498761437
Adobe ISBN:

10.1081/E-EBBE2-120023467

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Abstract

Echocardiography is used routinely for the assessment of regional myocardial function, with stress echocardiography used to identify ischemia in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD). This entry illustrates the production of two-dimensional strain images for evaluating cardiac function.

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