Functional Imaging and Modeling of the Heart

Functional Imaging and Modeling of the Heart

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FIMH 2009 was the ?fth international conference on Functional Imaging and Modeling of the Heart. It was held in Nice, France, during 3-5 June 2009. This biennial scienti?c event presents research and development e?orts in the ?eld of cardiovascularmodeling and image analysis to better understand the physiology and pathologies of the human heart. The ?nal objective is to improve the di- nosis and therapy of cardiac diseases, which remain a major health issue in the western world and in Asia. This internationalconference is fostering the collaborationbetween scientists invarious?elds(signalandimageprocessing, biophysics, biomedicalengineering, robotics, computerscience, appliedmathematics, etc. )andexpertsincardiology, radiology, surgery, biology and physiology. Duringthepast8years, FIMHhasestablisheditselfasaleadinginternational conference on the methodological aspects of functional imaging and modeling of theheartwithastrongemphasisonclinicalapplicationsandvalidation. Thep- vious conferences were held in Helsinki (2001), Lyon (2003), Barcelona (2005) and Salt Lake City (2007) with an increasing number of peer-reviewed articles published in theLecture Notes in Computer Science proceedings availableatthe time of the event. Links to current and previous meetings and associated LNCS volumes are available at http: //www-sop. inria. fr/asclepios/events/FIMH09 The2009proceedingscontainoriginalarticlesselectedafteracompetitiveand rigorous peer-review process. The authors had to submit a full paper (8 pages in the proceedings format) to be reviewed in a double-blind process by 3 or 4 members of the international Program Committee composed of 55 prominent scientists in th4D ultrasound data acquired during these experiments were analyzed with our proposed method. Ischemic regions predicted by the outcome of strain measurements were compared to predictions from cardiac physiology with strong anbsp;...

Title:Functional Imaging and Modeling of the Heart
Author:Nicholas Ayache, Hervé Delingette, Maxime Sermesant
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2009-05-25


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