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Arterial diameter measurement using high resolution ultrasonography: in vitro validation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22254285     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Simultaneous measurement of pressure and diameter in blood vessels or vascular prosthesis is of great importance in cardiovascular research. Knowledge of diameter changes as response to intravascular pressure is the basis to estimate the biomechanical properties of blood vessel. In this work a new method to quantify arterial diameter based in high resolution ultrasonography is proposed. Measurements on an arterial phantom placed on a cardiovascular simulator were performed. The results were compared to sonomicrometry measurements considered as gold standard technique. The obtained results indicate that the new method ensure an optimal diameter quantification. This method presents two main advantages respect to sonomicrometry: is noninvasive and the vessel wall strain can be measured directly.
Authors:
Javier Brum; Daniel Bia; Nicolas Benech; Guillermo Balay; Ricardo L Armentano; Carlos Negreira
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Conference proceedings : ... Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Annual Conference     Volume:  2011     ISSN:  1557-170X     ISO Abbreviation:  Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc     Publication Date:  2011  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-01-18     Completed Date:  2012-06-07     Revised Date:  2014-08-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101243413     Medline TA:  Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  203-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Anatomy, Cross-Sectional / methods*
Arteries / ultrasonography*
Humans
Image Enhancement / methods*
Phantoms, Imaging
Ultrasonography / instrumentation,  methods*

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